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Kemp Little LLP, Marian Bloodworth, London, ENGLAND

Marian Bloodworth

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Marian is a partner in the employment team, advising commercial clients on a range of employment law issues, including general day-to-day advisory work, disciplinary and grievance issues, redundancy and restructuring programmes, diversity and equality matters, senior executive contracts and severance arrangements and team moves.

Marian’s particular expertise is in helping clients in the financial services sector manage their legal risk. She has worked for many years with major international banks, insurers, private equity houses, hedge funds and investment managers. She advises on the employment law implications and challenges of regulatory regime requirements, including the current Approved Persons Regime (APER) and the new Senior Managers regime for banks and insurers (SMCR and SIMR). She also supports the employment aspects of internal and external regulatory investigations including the related disciplinary processes. In particular she has advised on issues arising from whistleblowing allegations and from LIBOR related investigations. She is experienced in managing complex and high value litigation, having conducted a number of multi-strand claims for discrimination and whistleblowing, many of which have involved claims brought by claimants still in employment.


Marian is an active participant in employment and HR associations.

  • Chair of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) Training Committee and a member of ELA's Management Committee.
  • Previously a member of the ELA working party commenting on the BIS Select Committee enquiry into women in the workplace.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Women in Banking in Finance, the industry network for women in financial services
  • Co-chair of the City HR Consultation, Legislation and Policy Committee
  • Co-chair of the City HR taskforce set up to help members manage implementation of the new SMCR and SIMR regimes.

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