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Ms Sarah Ash
Sarah is a Group Partner in the Employment team, based in Guernsey. Sarah advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law, including tribunal claims and procedure, contracts of employment, internal grievance and disciplinary matters, managing sickness absence, misconduct and capability issues, dismissals, discrimination, employment policies and procedures, redundancies and aspects of mergers, acquisitions and disposals.
Sarah has experience in advising companies in a broad range of industries including financial services, insurance, legal and media. She also has in-house secondment experience working within both employment legal and HR teams and spent time in a major international bank where she gained invaluable experience of employment related matters from the client’s perspective.
Prior to joining Walkers, Sarah was an Associate in the Employment department of Morgan Lewis in London for eight years. Previously she was an associate at Dewey & Le Boeuf in London. Sarah trained and qualified into the employment team at Allen & Overy LLP.
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In a change of hands in Walkers’ employment practice, recently promoted partner Sarah Ash took over as team head from Louise Hall following the latter’s retirement. Ash has expert knowledge regarding discrimination law pertaining to age, equal pay and gender claims. Heavily regulated entities in the financial services sector engage ‘knowledgeable, professional and friendly‘ senior counsel Victoria Pratt on data protection matters; she recently advised on investigations into employer use of employee data. Domestic and international corporate clients regularly enlist the team to handle contentious senior exits, including sensitive unfair dismissal claims.