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Rahman Lowe Solicitors
E14 5DY

Employment > Employees/unions Tier 3

Employment boutique Rahman Lowe Solicitors is a well-known name for matters concerning employers, senior executives and other employees. On the union side, the firm regularly wins work from trade union officials at well-known unions, and the team has notable expertise in collective employment law issues. Its work spans a wide range of areas, such as workplace stress and equal pay, among others. It is also notably strong in dismissal cases involving complex whistleblowing and discrimination issues. The practice is led by Jahad Rahman, whose expertise includes advising senior executives from the financial services sector on issues such as bonus disputes and FCA regulatory matters. His other employee-side clients include head teachers, doctors/consultants and VPs.

Practice head(s):

Jahad Rahman

Other key lawyers:

Zillur Rahman; Sarah Lowe


I have always received the greatest respect from the team at Rahman Lowe – they believed in me and we built a solid relationship where I became part of the team and I genuinely felt their support and encouragement to fight on.’

Jahad Rahman has always given my whistleblowing case the greatest support and confidence.’

Jahad Rahman cares for the client and does his best for them. He is driven by compassion and moral compass, not financial gain.’

I found Jahad Rahman to be understanding, calm, and caring. He explained the salient points in a clear, easy to understand manner. His approach is professional and he has extensive knowledge of employment law.’

Jahad Rahman has built an enviable reputation in very little time as a go-to solicitor for whistleblowing disputes, particularly in the medical sector. Utterly dedicated to his clients and always looking for a novel solution to an apparently intractable problem.’

Rahman Lowe is very committed, very user friendly and a very sympathetic source of advice and representation.’

Jahad Rahman will persevere where others fear to tread.’

Work highlights

  • Advised Sue Allison, a radiographer, on her high-profile whistleblowing claim against an NHS Trust. The case attracted considerable press attention and settled following mediation.
  • Representing Dr Christopher Day in relation to his high profile complex claim for whistle blowing detriment against an NHS Trust and Health Education England.
  • Successfully acted on behalf of a store employee in her claim for race discrimination, harassment, victimisation, whistleblowing and unfair automatic dismissal against Tesco. A settlement was agreed after Employment Tribunal proceedings were issued.

Employment > Senior executives Tier 3

The ‘powerfully adept and hugely talented’ Jahad Rahman heads up the specialist Rahman Lowe Solicitors practice, which is ‘not afraid to challenge and take on the most thorny issues’. The team’s clients include MDs, VPs of global investment banks, HR heads and senior medical professionals. It acted on one of the most high-profile whistleblowing cases involving the NHS and also acts for clients in the education sector.  Its expertise covers all types of discrimination, redundancy, breach of contract, and restrictive covenant issues in addition to defamation and reputation damage control work. Sarah Lowe‘s expertise includes a special focus on disability discrimination cases, stress at work issues and harassment claims. The ‘tenaciousZillur Rahman is also noted for his expertise in this area.

Practice head(s):

Jahad Rahman

Other key lawyers:


Jahad and Zillur Rahman are strong players in different areas. Jahad in whistleblowing, and Zillur in defamation. They are bold and effective lawyers.’

Rahman Lowe is a phenomenal suite of individual lawyers each of whom are extremely adept in the field of employment law. Senior executives and other clients are extremely well represented. They are constantly at the forefront of employment and discrimination law, creative innovators who are not afraid to challenge and take on the most thorny issues including appealing novel areas of law. They are leaders in their field and a cut above the rest. I highly recommend them!’

‘Zillur Rahman – An extremely bright, innovative and diligent lawyer. Tenacious and always goes the extra mile to get an excellent result. Jahad Rahman – is a powerfully adept and hugely talented lawyer. A leader in the field!’

‘I had a great experience with this company. Jahad is exceptional and understands policies both on the employee and employer side. In my opinion I had a difficult case but to have it done and completed in 6 weeks it was worth every penny I paid and felt both Jahad and the company worked for me in such a swift manner, will use again if needed and definitely recommend.’

Work highlights

  • Representing a doctor in relation to his high-profile complex claim for whistleblowing detriment against an NHS Trust and Health Education England (HEE).

Rahman Lowe Solicitors is a niche employment and discrimination firm based in Canary Wharf, London. Its lawyers provide high-quality, bespoke employment law advice to senior executives and employers.

The firm: Founded by employment and discrimination law specialist Jahad Rahman, Rahman Lowe Solicitors strives to set itself apart from other City and niche employment law firms by offering a partner-led service. Clients benefit from their lawyers’ experience in all aspects of employment law, and the firm works in partnership with clients to build long-term, trusted relationships.

Rahman Lowe Solicitors has a varied and prestigious client base, and demonstrates expertise in advising global luxury brands, along with an ability to engage with international companies that have a presence in the UK. The team delivers pragmatic solutions and has a wealth of experience in advising employers and senior executives from a wide range of sectors, including financial institutions and professional service firms, in complex disputes. An innovative and results-driven firm, Rahman Lowe has successfully fought disputes against magic circle firms.

The expertise offered by the firm’s lawyers, and the range of work they undertake, is expansive and the team regularly deal with high-value projects, collective employment law issues, large-scale redundancies and group litigation. Clients praise the firm for ‘explaining complex legal issues in simple terms’, its ‘unstuffy approach’ and for its commitment to providing a personal service. The lawyers at Rahman Lowe are committed to ensuring that their legal advice exceeds their clients’ expectations and commercial objectives.

Types of work undertaken:
Employers: the firm advises multinational corporations, global luxury brands, SMEs, financial institutions, professional service firms and educational establishments on a broad range of employment matters, including complex discrimination, collective employment law issues, TUPE transfers, whistle-blowing complaints, grievances, performance management issues, changes to terms and conditions of employment, bonus disputes and representation at Employment Tribunal hearings.

The firm continues to expand its corporate client base and is committed to helping clients manage their exposure to risk from a HR perspective. The team at Rahman Lowe provides strategic advice on redundancies. The firm also drafts contracts, directors’ service agreements, handbooks and bonus schemes for employers.

Senior executives and employees: Rahman Lowe Solicitors regularly represents senior individuals and employees from a wide range of sectors, in particular the financial services, professional services, retail, recruitment and technology sectors. It has significant expertise in advising senior executives, including managing directors, executive directors, vice presidents, analysts and traders of investment banks and principals of hedge funds on contentious and non-contentious employment law matters.

The advice given to professionals ranges from complex employment law issues, including whistle-blowing, TUPE, equal pay and discrimination claims, to redundancy, unfair dismissal, restrictive covenants and high-value bonus disputes. The firm also advises individual clients on the terms and effects of settlement agreements, contract negotiations, post-termination restrictions, share options, long-term incentive plans, pensions and employment-related FCA regulatory disputes.

The firm has been involved in high-profile work and negotiates high-value exit packages. Rahman Lowe’s specialist employment lawyers have negotiated bespoke terms of departure, including enhanced payments, announcements and the payment of legal fees.

The firm has successfully pursued complex Employment Tribunal claims against global financial institutions and its experience of advising companies in financial sectors provides invaluable insights.

The firm has a track record of success in representing senior executives and employees in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the High Court.

Rahman Lowe’s lawyers regularly provide bespoke training for the CIPD and Lexis Nexis.

Senior partner Jahad Rahman
Number of UK partners : 2
Number of other UK fee-earners : 2