Lisa is an "excellent lawyer, who has a detailed understanding of the law and provides sound advice and judgement." (Legal 500)

Lisa is a Senior Associate at GQ|Littler. She works across all areas of employment law focusing mainly on day-to-day advisory work and litigation support. 

Lisa is experienced in defending employment tribunal claims, including very high value and complex claims, and has experience in appealing tribunal judgments to the Employment Appeal Tribunal as well as assisting with High Court proceedings for breach of contract. She is particularly interested in discrimination claims. She also regularly supports clients with difficult employee grievances, disciplinaries, redundancies and employee exits.

She is also particularly specialised in advising on data protection issues. She has experience in managing and responding to data subject access requests and in helping employers comply with their data protection obligations. She has provided various training sessions to clients on this topic and has developed guides and step-plans to support employers with compliance.

Lisa regularly provides support on day-to-day matters such as advising on the enforceability of restrictive covenants, carrying out employment contract and handbook audits and coordinating the roll out of global contracts. Additionally, Lisa seeks out opportunities to deliver training to clients on new and key areas of employment law.

Clients in the Legal 500 (2024) say: "Paul Quain, Lisa Coleman and Philip Cameron have been invaluable and trusted partners for us. Their proactive approach in handling complex, often litigious and always significant matters, has been impressive. Their first-class communication has ensured that we are always confident in their advice. However, above all, their technical expertise has proven essential in resolving countless challenging situations." 

She joined GQ|Littler in March 2017 as an associate, following the completion of her training contract at 'Magic Circle' firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP.

Lisa is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association. 

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