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Sarah Glockler

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Teacher Stern LLP

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Sarah specialises in employment law and advises a wide range of clients from large companies to senior executives on all aspects of employment law. These include advising companies on HR issues such as managing disciplinary and grievance procedures, redundancy advice, drafting contracts of employment and director’s service agreements, restrictive covenant advice, team moves and conducting employment tribunal and high court cases.

She also advises senior executives on Employee Shareholder Schemes, managed exits and settlement agreements.

Sarah has:

• Advised a Japanese Bank in relation to claims for unfair dismissal, race discrimination, sex discrimination and pregnancy discrimination.

• Advised a chain of American diners in relation to general HR matters and Employment Tribunal claims.

• Advised a pilot in relation to a whistleblowing claim.

• Advised a number of recruitment companies and dental practices in relation to injunctive proceedings in the High Court for breach of restrictive covenants and use of confidential information.

• Advised an insurance company in relation to a team move and potential breaches of restrictive covenants.

• Advised advertising and PR companies, hotels and restaurants on the employment aspects of M&A transactions, in particular the application of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE).


Sarah qualified as a solicitor in 2002, joined Teacher Stern in August 2012 and was made Partner in May 2016


Sarah is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Teacher Stern LLP's 'commercial, practical and accessible' practice 'gives a personal, partner-level service to its clients'. The group has particular expertise in restrictive covenants and confidential information work, TUPE, the employment elements of corporate disposals and employment litigation. In a recent highlight, practice head James Baker, who is 'extremely personable, unflappable and empathetic', advised SompoCanopius on the recruitment of insurance brokers, an outsourcing program and confidential information theft. Other clients include Euronext Technologies, Brambles and Gaumont Television UK. Clients also praise Sarah Glockler as 'a clever lawyer with first-rate client skills'; senior consultants David von Hagen and Sarah Culshaw (who joined from Collyer Bristow LLP) are also recommended.

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