Audrey Elliott > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Audrey is an experienced employment lawyer and advises on both contentious and non-contentious human resources issues including executive severances/compromise agreements, drafting policies, procedures and service agreements/contracts, the planning and implementation of redundancy programmes, change management, TUPE and the employment aspects of corporate transactions.


Her experience includes advising on the topical employment law issue of variations to a final salary pension scheme with 5,300 active members and strategic advice to a listed plc to assess risk and take action in relation to age discrimination issues.

Audrey's work also has an international slant as she works regularly with overseas, particularly US clients who operate in the UK, and also co-ordinates Europe wide projects.

She is head of our national immigration team and works closely with businesses seeking to move the workforce around the globe and recruit new employees to ensure that all legal requirements are complied with. She focuses on business immigration, providing comprehensive guidance to clients such as Centrica, Associated British Foods and Bank of New York on securing the requisite Home Office permission for an overseas national to take up employment in the UK.

Audrey runs Eversheds' external training programme on immigration issues and has contributed an immigration chapter to the Eversheds publication on HR issues in the NHS.

In 1997, she completed a Masters Degree in European Employment Law from the University of Leicester and is a member of Employment Lawyers Association and the Immigration Law Practitioners Association.


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East Midlands > Employment > Employment

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has an excellent employment law team in Nottingham, which frequently handles cross-border work and represents clients at the Employment Tribunal. The group acts for clients operating in sectors such as finance, education, energy and retail; key clients include WeWork, Capital One, De Montfort University. Mark Fletcher, who leads the Nottingham employment team, specialises in TUPE, outsourcings and reorganisations. Audrey Elliott in Birmingham leads the national immigration team.

West Midlands > Employment > Employment

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is one of the pre-eminent firms in the West Midlands that handles complex employment matters for a variety of high-profile clients including a number of FTSE 100 companies and a variety of public sector organisations. It does a lot of day-to-day tribunal work for a host of listed companies and also continues to provide employment advice for its strong US client base. David Beswick has extensive experience of acting for employers in employment tribunal litigation and Nick Jew also has considerable experience of employment tribunal matters as well as High Court litigation. Audrey Elliott leads the Birmingham office employment team and has a particular specialism in acting for companies across the energy and utilities sectors. Hannah Wilkins aids clients in the IT sector with international and cross-border issues.