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Rebecca Lynch

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Gordon Dadds LLP

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Partner, Head of Business Development


Rebecca is a partner in the employment team and also head of business development for the firm. She graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2001 with an Honours degree in Law with French, having spent a year in New York working at a niche law firm in Manhattan. When she returned to the UK she qualified at Seddons in 2004, moved to Davenport Lyons in 2007, and joined Gordon Dadds in 2014.

Rebecca advises on all aspects of contentious and non contentious employment law, for both employers and employees, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, redundancy/restructure and TUPE. She has extensive experience in employment tribunal litigation and often advises both employers and senior executives negotiating new contracts of employment, exit packages and on the enforceability of restrictive covenants.


Employment Lawyers Association

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

At Gordon Dadds LLP, clients single out Marie van der Zyl as 'an excellent lawyer with encyclopaedic knowledge of employment law' who 'is highly gifted both in strategy and tactics with a patient, honest and challenging approach'. Other key practitioners include department head Laura Livingstone, Martin Pratt and Rebecca Lynch. The practice has notable strength in senior executive entry and exit packages and Employment Tribunal litigation and is active in the retail, leisure, media, entertainment and technology sectors. Recent highlights include advising two clients on the employment aspects of their merger and a financial services clients with the restructuring of its headquarters.

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