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Gordon Dadds LLP

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Laura Livingstone

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Gordon Dadds LLP

Work Department

Employment & Immigration


Partner, Head of Employment


I am a partner and head of employment at Gordon Dadds. I graduated from Bristol University with a BA (Hons) in History, before beginning my legal career at Taylor Wessing. My expertise lies in the luxury retail, media, IT and architectural sectors. Over my 20 year career, I have dealt with all aspects of employment law within these fields, including a restructuring of Shoe Studio group following the sale out of administration.



Mayfair and St James's 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 LivingstoneMartin 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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