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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 3375 7000
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Fax 020 3375 7001
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32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.farrer.co.uk

Kathleen Heycock

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7113
Email:
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Employment

Position

Kathleen is a Partner in the Employment Team who is recognised for her pragmatic and commercial advice.  Her national and international practice focusses on resolving high level complex employment law issues for senior executives, individual partners, employers and partnerships. She is experienced in advising and negotiating on contractual issues, employee relations, employee regulatory issues, mediation and litigation.   

Kathleen has particular experience in advising senior partners and partnerships and is a member of the firm’s Professional Practices Group. She has hands on experience of working in a large international professional services firm during a year-long secondment. She advises senior executives across the City negotiating their entrance and exit, including issues relating to post-termination restrictions. She regularly advises partnerships and employers across sectors on issues such as discrimination, mediation, employee relations, contracts, TUPE transfers and large scale redundancies. Kathleen also focuses on the education sector and is a member of the firm’s Higher Education Group and Child Protection Unit. She is a regular speaker at external national and international conferences and is a member of the Union Internationale des Avocats.

Career

Kathleen joined the firm as a trainee in 2003 and qualified into the employment team in 2005. She was made an Associate in 2008, a Senior Associate in 2011 and Partner in 2016.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association, Association of Partnership Practitioners and the Union Internationale des Avocats.

Education

Bristol University; College of Law, York.


London: Corporate and commercial

Partnership

Within: Next Generation Partners

Kathleen Heycock - Farrer & Co

Within: Partnership

Farrer & Co's team has particular expertise in corporate and commercial partnership matters concerning property, intellectual property, family, private client, tax and employment issues. The group also has a strong partnership structuring and regulatory offering, which sits alongside its disputes practice. Clients span the professional services and other regulated businesses. Department head Jonathan Haley  specialises in partnership and LLP law and is instructed on a variety of non-contentious issues. Kathleen Heycock focuses on complex team moves, international partner disputes and acquisitions, and Andy Peterkin predominantly advises financial services firms. Litigator John Wilkinson and employment law expert Rachel Lewis are recommended for contentious matters, while Anna Birtwistle, who joined from CM Murray LLP in June 2019, has significant experience of advising on misconduct investigations, discrimination and whistleblowing claims and restrictive covenants.

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