Liz is a senior solicitor in the employment practice, advising both organisations and individuals on issues including redundancy and unfair dismissal, discrimination, contractual arrangements, and settlement agreements.
Her work includes advocacy and mediation of tribunal claims, and she specialises in complex advisory work.
Liz has been instrumental in analysing and advising on workplace issues arising from the pandemic. She also provides extensive advice on data protection compliance in an employment context – including the handling of special category data and international data transfers.
Prior to joining Clarkslegal, Liz gained invaluable commercial experience from working in non-legal roles – including in financial services, the construction industry and higher education. She trained in the City and qualified into corporate law before specialising in employment law.
Liz’s wide experience enables her to identify and assist with clients’ diverse needs and provide legally-robust solutions that make sense in the real world.
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- 11 May 2022
The right to disconnect
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that, for many people, the boundary between work and home life has become blurred. A vast amount of people were suddenly required to work from home which meant for many, homes became offices and this has resulted in many struggling to disconnect from work outside of their working hours.
- 10 May 2022
Brain fog and unlawful discrimination risks
Brain fog has been in the news lately because of its association with Long Covid and the menopause. But what is brain fog and how should employers support staff suffering from it?
- 09 May 2022
The motivation challenge in the workplace
As the challenges of the 21st century become even tougher , the pressure placed on employers continues to mount. It is no wonder that in this environment, senior organisational leaders are prioritising talent acquisition, talent engagement and talent retention.
- 27 April 2022
The Global Recruiter: Safety First
Deborah Scales, Associate in the employment team at Clarkslegal publishes in The Global Recruiter on the health and safety compliance in today’s world of hybrid work.
- 26 April 2022
GDPR: Who are data controllers and processors?
When making decisions or processing personal data, it is important to understand whether your role is a controller or processor as each have different duties and obligations when dealing with personal data.
- 13 April 2022
Living safely with Covid-19 in the workplace
Since the majority of the Covid-19 restrictions ended on 24 February 2022 and free lateral flow tests ended for many on 1 April 2022, the UK Government has recently released guidance in relation to managing Covid-19 in the workplace. This guidance was released, and came into force, on 1 April 2022. The guidance applies to England only.