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Karen leads our employment team and pensions team as part of the Foot Anstey Business group.
She has wide ranging experience of advising on employment matters including those that are of significant importance to the business such as large scale transfers, re-organisations and change projects.
Karen's expertise ranges from advice on defending equal pay claims (including multiple and very high value litigation) through to complex discrimination claims, disputes with senior employees and whistleblowing claims. She provides practical advice on TUPE transfers, pay and grading and effective integration of the work force following a transaction. Karen is also a business immigration specialist.
Karen acts for a range of clients across the firm including Lloyds Banking Group, Flybe, a number of Local Authorities and portfolio companies that are looked after by the Firm's Private Equity team.
Karen is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Immigration Law Practitioners' association.
Karen offers particular expertise in discrimination and equal pay litigation. A source says she "sees the bigger picture, which makes her very good at looking after her clients' interests." Chambers 2019