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Slater and Gordon

50-52 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1HL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7657 1555
DX:
202 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.slatergordon.co.uk

Emma Hawksworth

Tel:
Work 020 7657 1514
Email:
Web:
www.slatergordon.co.uk
Slater and Gordon

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Principal lawyer, employment, based in London; leads a team of employment litigators. Also a part-time employment judge in Reading and Watford employment tribunals. Considerable experience in employment law (advising claimants and those who represent them); particular interest in discrimination law, including equal pay, maternity rights and part-time/flexible working issues; also specialises in administrative and public law and pensions. 

Career

Trainee solicitor Russell Jones & Walker 1995-97; qualified 1997; principal lawyer 2003.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association, Discrimination Law Association

Education

School of St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon; Pembroke College, Oxford (BA English and Modern Languages); University of Westminster School of Law (1993 CPE; 1994 LPC).


London: Human resources

Employment: employees/unions

Within: Leading individuals

Emma Hawksworth - Slater and Gordon

Within: Employment: employees/unions

Slater and Gordon's 'great depth of knowledge and experience' makes it 'a pre-eminent firm on the claimant side', where it advises employees and trade unions including FDA, PCS and NASUWT. Key names include 'highly experienced' department head Edward Cooper, partnership team head Clive Howard and the 'incredibly intelligent' Emma Hawksworth; Cooper recently acted for an individual in a case arising from the high-profile Trojan Horse affair alleging the Islamification of schools in Birmingham, and Hawksworth represented a Muslim prison chaplain in an indirect discrimination claim relating to pay disparity between Muslim and Christian chaplains. Other work for Hawksworth includes acting for a claimant in a disability discrimination claim relating to her dismissal from her police officer role and representing HMRC employees in equal pay claims. Paul Daniels joined Keystone Law in 2018.

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