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Marie van der Zyl

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Marie is a partner in the employment team at Gordon Dadds.

After graduating with a law degree from what is now Liverpool John Moores University, she began her legal career at Booth & Blackwell, where she was made partner. Marie joined the Gordon Dadds team in April 2014 from Davenport Lyons where she had held the role of partner and head of employment for over ten years. Marie has acted on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment cases, including unfair dismissal, breach of contract, discrimination, collective redundancies/business reorganisation and TUPE.


Employment Tribunal Users Group

Employer Lawyers Association (ELD)

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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