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Elizabeth Slattery

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Head of the London Employment practice, Elizabeth has over 30 years' experience advising clients on employment law issues on a national and international basis. She is known as a lawyer who dispenses 'commercial, solutions-orientated advice' and who 'always gets the job done'. With her strategic approach and experience, Elizabeth helps clients to navigate their way through sensitive Board and senior executive issues, complex corporate transactions and challenging employment aspects of regulatory and other investigations. On the contentious side of her practice, Elizabeth defends international corporations in employment disputes in the Employment Tribunal and High Court.

She has achieved successful results for clients facing complex claims such as discrimination and equal pay, enforcement of post-termination covenants and protection of confidential information and unfair and wrongful dismissal claims. Elizabeth also advises clients on collective employment law, employee consultation, trade union recognition and industrial action.Her clients include household names from all business sectors, but Elizabeth has particular knowledge of the financial services, energy and manufacturing industries. Elizabeth is recognised as a leading UK employment law practitioner in both UK and international directories, who note that 'Elizabeth provides her clients with sound, pragmatic advice and is always quick to appreciate the intricacies of a problem'.


The Law Society; City of London Solicitors' Company; ELA; EELA.


LL.B. (Hons), University of Leeds 1980; Seconded to a UK based global banking group as Group HR Legal Director 1997-2000.

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

The ‘very proactive’ and ‘approachable’ department at Hogan Lovells International LLPcommunicates well with clients’ and ‘gets to grips quickly and easily with commercial objectives’. Department head Stefan Martin has been advising Dell on the employment aspects of the $3.1bn sale of the company’s information services division (Dell Services) to NTT Data. On the contentious side, Martin acted for Goodwin on claims brought by King & Wood Mallesons alleging that Goodwin unlawfully poached lawyers and clients from the firm. Ed Bowyer has been advising SABMiller on the employment aspects of the client’s $104bn acquisition by AB InBev across a number of jurisdictions. The ‘very friendlyElizabeth Slattery assisted Ball Packaging Europe (BPE) with employment issues arising from the company’s acquisition of Rexam, including TUPE transfers across European operations and negotiations with European Works Councils. Clients single out ‘very responsive’ senior associate Matthew Towers, who ‘identifies key issues and solutions quickly’. Other clients include 3i Group, Northern Trust and BNP Paribas.

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