Ellie Hughes


Ellie is an associate in the employment team.

Ellie advises employers and senior executives in a wide range of sectors.

Her work involves advising on the entire employment relationship on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

In her senior executive practice, Ellie works creatively to find solutions for her clients to achieve the best possible outcome for them whether that be at the outset of the employment or on negotiating an exit.

Employer clients trust Ellie to advise on a variety of human resources related matters. She is frequently instructed to prepare contracts, policies and handbooks that are tailored to the business of her clients. Ellie also regularly advises on managing disciplinary and grievance issues, focussing on achieving a process and outcome that involves little disruption to the business.

Ellie’s practice involves advising on the whole process of employment tribunal litigation where she has advocacy experience.

Ellie frequently advises on matters that have an international element - her recent experience includes project managing the implementation of a variable remuneration scheme for an employer client across a number of jurisdictions in Europe.



England & Wales, 2019

Employment Lawyers Association

Industrial Law Society



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