Hayley Robinson > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

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Hayley specialises in employment law and heads the firm’s employment group.

Hayley advises employer clients on all types of contentious matters, ranging from advising on sensitive or acrimonious disciplinary or grievance procedures to restrictive covenant and other post termination disputes to litigation in the Employment Tribunal.

On the non-contentious side, she advises employers on their day-to-day employment issues, helping them to resolve difficult workplace situations in a commercially sensitive way.  She is also experienced in advising on the employment aspects of all types of corporate transactions and restructurings.

As well as advising corporate employers, Hayley is experienced in advising LLPs and other partnership structures on partnership and quasi employment issues as they affect them and their members or partners.


Trained Macfarlanes; qualified 2001; partner 2011

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Employers

Macfarlanes LLP excels in handling reputationally-sensitive issues and business-critical litigation. Large corporate transactions involving substantial workforce restructurings and HR issues generated by Covid-19 continues to be the other areas of focus. The firm displays familiarity in asset management, financial services, hospitality and issues involving partnership law. Hayley Robinson and Seán Lavin are the lead partners.

London > Corporate and commercial > Partnership

At Macfarlanes LLP Jessica Adam  heads the team with Hayley Robinson  advising on related employment matters. The team advises on various corporate matters and partnership exits or mergers in addition to related commercial issues. Mark Baldwin  advises on tax and reward issues, often assisting clients in the legal and financial services sectors on partner remuneration and disputes with HMRC.