Miriam Bruce

Employment Litigation & Counseling, Employment & Benefits, Global Mobility & Migration

Miriam is "tenacious and engaging'  'commercial and pragmatic. Excellent. Very responsive."
"Miriam is a brilliant lawyer who has an uncanny ability to simplify even the most knotty of legal dilemmas." She "is absolutely excellent - super responsive and creative in her approach."

Legal 500, Next Generation Partner / Chambers


Miriam Bruce has been recognized in the legal directories for a number of years and is listed as a "Next Generation Partner" by Legal 500 and an “Up and Coming” Partner in Chambers UK.

Highly experienced, Miriam deals with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters and acts for clients across a variety of sectors, including insurance, financial services, retail and manufacturing. She has a particular interest in diversity, equity and inclusion matters and has led teams on innovative and award winning multi-jurisdictional projects in this area. Read more here >>


  • Band 4: Employment. Miriam Bruce is a highly regarded partner at Mayer Brown who regularly advises clients from the financial services and insurance industries on the full range of employment matters. She is experienced in unfair dismissal and discrimination claims. "Miriam is a brilliant lawyer who has an uncanny ability to simplify even the most knotty of legal dilemmas." "Miriam is a pleasure to work with. She is a commercially astute lawyer who has an ability to apply her wide-ranging understanding of the law while recognising and balancing risks to the business." "She is absolutely excellent - super responsive and creative in her approach." "She is very pragmatic, she has a great depth of knowledge in employment law and she provides very sound advice." Miriam "can see the wider commercial picture beyond the strict legal position, her responses are always very timely and she is an effective communicator."- Chambers UK
  • Listed as a Next Generation Partner and key lawyer for Employers - "Stand-out partners are Miriam Bruce and Chris Fisher. Both of whom always have their client’s ear. They combine commercial common-sense and robust legal analysis." "Commercial and understanding. Excellent client service mindset." "Miriam Bruce – tenacious and engaging. Commercial mindset and pragmatism." "Miriam Bruce is excellent. Very responsive. Is commercial and pragmatic." "The Mayer Brown team provide practical and pragmatic advice to us. They are very easy to work with and reliable." "Miriam Bruce is a really smart and practical lawyer. She always sets us at ease, even when we’re dealing with a complex matter or a difficult individual" "Top litigation team for employment disputes, especially High Court Injunction work". "Her approach to litigation is grounded in sound commercial common sense. Clients – and her team – rightly trust her judgment." - Legal 500
  • Winner: Standout Diversity in Innovation – Legal Innovation Awards 2022
  • Recognition: Legal Technology Trailblazers – National Law Journal 2022


  • Inns of Court School of Law, Legal Practice Course
  • City University, London, Post Graduate Diploma in law
  • University of Durham, BA (Hons) Modern Languages


  • 英国法(イングランド及びウェールズ)事務弁護士(ソリシター)


  • 英語
  • フランス語
  • German