Slaughter and May

Employment Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Respected practice known for its advice to major corporates on a broad range of complex transactions. Frequently assists clients on significant TUPE matters. Also regularly works with financial services clients on internal investigations.

Strengths Clients observe that "all the members of the team are excellent; it is an exceptional group of lawyers with tremendous skill."

Sources describe it as "a fantastic firm with a really high-end employment practice."

Work highlights Advised Ocado Group on the employment aspects of its online grocery retail 50:50 joint venture with Marks & Spencer Group, including advising on the application of TUPE.

Notable practitioners

Elizabeth Twigger
is noted for her work advising major employers on all manner of sensitive employment issues. Her broad practice involves discrimination claims, investigations and restrictive covenant enforcement.
"She has very substantial experience, provides technically very good advice and is a very good employment lawyer." "She's really good and brilliant in a deal scenario."