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High court litigation to recover unpaid bonuses for employees.
Advising on the transfer of Ilkay Gündogan to Manchester City Football Club.
Providing strategic and reactive employment law advice to a designer fashion retailer.
Assisting with the acquisition of Lotus F1 team by Renault.
Advising on the appointment of Jürgen Klopp as manager of Liverpool Football Club.
Successfully representing a claimant in a jurisdictional dispute relating to a whistle blowing claim.
The acquisition by LVMH of stakes in British shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood and British fashion house J W Anderson.
England and Wales, 2009
Employment Lawyers Association
British Association of Sport and the Law
Me in a minute
I feel very lucky to combine so much of what I love with my work and feel this energy is reflected in what I achieve every day
My practice has allowed me to combine many things I am passionate about and for that I am very grateful.
As an avid cyclist, a former competitive fencer and general all-round sports fan, I have always wanted to work with sports clients. I have recently completed a sports law qualification, alongside my work in practice, to deepen my knowledge in this exciting and rapidly developing area. My time at Withers has given me the opportunity to advise an ever expanding array of clients including Renault F1, Jurgen Klopp and Ilkay Gundogan.
I also work closely with designers and fashion brands, often alongside our corporate team, to assist with a wide spectrum of employment law issues. I love the challenge of understanding the creative side of the business and matching this with logical and commercial solutions.
I very much enjoy the variety of my practice and take the same competitive spirit into my work for clients in other sectors, whether individuals or employers. The skills and knowledge I have gained in relation to the highly bespoke areas of sport and fashion can be deployed to better understand and address my client’s needs.
I feel very lucky to combine so much of what I love with my work and feel this energy is reflected in what I achieve every day.
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