Elaine McIlroy > Brodies LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
G1 3BX

Work Department

Employment and Immigration Team


Employment and Immigration Partner at Brodies LLP. 
Advises employers on the whole spectrum of employment law issues but has a special focus on TUPE and strategic advisory work.  She regularly appears in employment tribunals across the UK and is interested in all areas of discrimination law.

Acts for employers in a range of sectors including Universities, financial services organisations, oil and gas, healthcare and others on all aspects of business immigration law. 


Trained MacRoberts LLP,2001-2013- Dundas & Wilson LLP (now CMS Cameron McKenna), 2013-2015-MacRoberts LLP, 2015-2019- Partner at Weightmans LLP, 2019-current Employment and Immigration Partner at Brodies LLP.

Qualified in Scotland and England & Wales.


English, some French


Employment Law Association, ILPA


University of Glasgow, LLB (hons) 2:1, Diploma in Legal Practice (with distinction), University of Toronto-LLM                                                                                                                                                               

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Scotland > Employment > Immigration

Brodies LLP made two significant additions to its immigration offering in August 2019 with the hires of experienced partner Elaine McIlroy and senior solicitor Erin McLafferty from Weightmans LLP. McIlroy, who now leads the practice, has a track record of work for clients across sectors including education, financial services, oil and gas and healthcare. The team has also recently been advising clients on the impact of Brexit, drawing on the knowledge of employment specialist Lynne Marr.