Laura Pharez is a senior associate in the Employment practice of the London office. She joined Mayer Brown as a trainee in 2008 and spent six months on secondment to Imperial Chemical Industries Limited.
Laura deals with a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. She has experience of drafting and advising on contracts of employment, settlement agreements, consultancy arrangements, staff handbooks and other employment policies. Laura has also advised on dismissals, redundancies and disciplinary and grievance matters.
Her contentious experience includes acting for employers in Employment Tribunal claims involving unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, discrimination, TUPE, and acting for employers in the High Court in relation to breach of contract and restrictive covenant issues.