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Sophie Rothwell, Associate

Sophie has experience in all aspects of UK employment law, acting for businesses and senior executives on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Sophie Rothwell, Associate

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Sophie is an Associate in the firm’s Employment, Pensions and Immigration Department. She has experience in all aspects of UK employment law, acting for businesses and senior executives on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Her work for senior executives includes advising on accused wrongdoing, grievance and disciplinary processes, strategizing exit terms and enforceability of post-termination restrictions. Her work for businesses includes providing HR support and general business advisory work for corporate clients and dealing with Employment Tribunal litigation.

Experience

  • Advising an LLP respondent in Employment Tribunal proceedings relating to a partner’s claim of sexual harassment and discrimination with claimant projected losses of 5 million.
  • Advising on and challenging the enforceability of restrictive covenants for both employers and senior employees, including with restrictions in jurisdictions outside of England requiring coordinated multi-jurisdictional advice.
  • Strategizing exit options for senior executives in the private equity industry in ways that best protect the individuals’ interests in equity carry schemes.
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