Kate is experienced in advising employers on litigation, complex grievances and disciplinaries, and day-to-day HR advisory work. She has a particular interest in diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Kate is the firm's senior associate. She practices all aspects of employment law including contentious and non-contentious matters and day-to-day HR advisory work. Kate is experienced in providing strategic advice on handling complex grievances and disciplinaries and as well as managing senior exits and data subject access requests. Kate works with financial services firms during disciplinary processes to navigate the regulatory implications.
Kate regularly advises on employment tribunal litigation including claims relating to discrimination, whistleblowing, and unfair dismissal. Kate also advises on employee competition and breach of confidentiality matters which involve High Court injunctions.
Kate is particularly interested in diversity and inclusion within the workplace and she works with management teams to update and enhance their policies and practices to help achieve their diversity and inclusion objectives, including in relation to gender pay gap reporting and equal pay. Kate regularly provides training on diversity and inclusion topics to managers, HR teams, and general staff.
Prior to joining GQ|Littler in September 2017 Kate worked in the employment team at Taylor Wessing in London. During Kate’s time at Taylor Wessing she completed an international work placement in Seoul as well as secondments to the in-house commercial teams at Ricoh and Enterprise-Rent-A-Car.
Kate is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) and sits on the Junior Steering Committee of ELA. Kate is a mentor at You Make It, a charity based in East London which empowers young women to achieve their potential.