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Employment - Scotland
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Katie is an experienced advisor in UK employment law, with over 15 years’ specialist experience. Acting primarily for employers, Katie advises on all areas of employment law, including discrimination, whistleblowing, restructuring and redundancy, corporate transactions, TUPE, and Employment Tribunal and High Court/Court of Session litigation. Katie has particular experience of advising businesses in the financial sector and experience in acting as an independent appeals officer.
Accredited Specialist in Employment Law (Law Society of Scotland).
Trained Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP; Qualified in Scotland 2005; Herbert Smith Freehills 2006; Qualified in England and Wales 2009; Shepherd and Wedderburn 2012, partner in 2015; joined Burges Salmon in May 2020.
University of Edinburgh (2001 LLB (First Class Mixed Hons)); Dip LP (2002)
Employment Lawyers Association, International Bar Association, Industrial Law Society, Women in Banking and Finance, Scottish Financial Enterprise.
Frequent contributor to various HR and employment law publications including Scottish Business Insider and HR Director magazine.
Sits on the Employment Law Policy Sub-Committee of the Law Society of Scotland and on the Employment Lawyers Association Covid-19 Working party.
Speaker on family friendly rights training module for Employment Lawyers Association introductory course for Newly Qualified employment lawyers.