Carolyn Soakell > Lewis Silkin > Oxford, England > Lawyer Profile
Lewis Silkin Offices
KING CHARLES HOUSE
PARK END STREET
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Employment, reward and immigration.
Partner specialising in employment and discrimination law. Particular interests include age discrimination, equal pay and family rights. Has extensive experience conducting complex discrimination claims and advising law firms on employee and partner disputes.
Trained Cole & Cole/Morgan Cole; qualified 1999; assistant Morgan Cole 1999-2001; associate Lewis Silkin 2001; partner 2007.
Employment Lawyers Association; Ius Laboris.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Lewis Silkin‘s large Thames Valley offering has been praised by clients for its ‘innovative and practical approach to all employment law issues’. Core pillars of the group’s practice in the space include TUPE, complex litigation, employment aspects of transactions, and managing international projects – for which the team has a demonstrably strong track record. In terms of personnel, Russell Brimelow is a pre-eminent employment lawyer in the Thames Valley. Advising on restructurings, redundancy exercises and employment aspects of M&A transactions are the key focuses of practice leader Jonathan Carr. Carolyn Soakell is highly recommended by clients and is well versed in advising law firms on their internal employment issues. James Storke focuses on restructurings, senior executive exits and strategic projects. At associate level, James Walters is known for resolving complex employee relations issues and defending employment tribunal litigation.