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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Lizzie Field is a senior associate in the Human Resources Practice Group in London specialising in employment and immigration law.  She undertakes a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment work for a broad range of clients including many financial and professional services clients.  In 2011, she completed a secondment with a listed financial services company.

Lizzie has experience of acting for defendants in claims for unfair dismissal, discrimination, breach of contract, unlawful deductions from wages and high value whistle-blowing claims.

Lizzie's non-contentious experience includes advising on the employment aspects of corporate and real estate transactions, severances, bonus issues, restrictive covenants and disciplinary and grievance issues.  She advises on and prepares contractual documentation, staff handbooks and procedures and has also assisted clients with redundancies and to implement changes to terms and conditions of employment.

Lizzie regularly works on international projects, in both a project management and advisory capacity.  She assists UK and overseas clients with employment issues in the UK as well as co-ordinating advice across a wide range of jurisdictions.  Recent experience includes outsourcings and restructurings across multiple jurisdictions. 

Lizzie is one of the editors of "Employment Law in Europe" (Bloomsbury Professional, 2009) and is currently working on the third edition of this publication (due to be published in early 2012).

As a member of Eversheds immigration team, Lizzie advises and assists clients with all aspects of business immigration including recruitment of migrant workers, sponsorship and visas under the points based system and other immigration categories.  She is also authorised to act as a "Level 1" user for clients.


Senior Associate

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London > Employment > Immigration

At international firm Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, Audrey Elliott leads the national immigration practice from Birmingham, while principal associate Lizzie Field heads up the London team. The firm advises major businesses on the full spectrum of day-to-day immigration concerns, including sponsorship applications and right to work queries, as well as providing audits and training for clients looking to ensure compliance. Clients include well-known multinational businesses, FTSE 100 companies and global organisations; the team has a particular focus on the financial services sector.