Juliet is an experienced UK employment lawyer, with a particular interest in international employment law and global mobility.
Juliet’s UK work includes advice on hiring, discipline and dismissal, employment contracts and policies, corporate transactions, TUPE, financial services-related issues, dispute resolution, whistleblowing, family-related laws and a wide range of discrimination issues.
Her international work includes advising businesses new to the UK and advice on cross-border relocation, international commuter arrangements, international assignment and mobility policy documents, cross-border employment dispute resolution, mobility training and specialist advice on a broad range of Brexit-related mobility issues.
Juliet is author of the leading textbook Drafting Employment Documents for Expatriates.
Juliet is a former Chair of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) and the current Board Member for England & Wales at the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA).
- Grievances, discipline and dismissal
- Boardroom disputes
- Restrictive covenants (non-competes) and confidentiality
- Discrimination, equality and family-related law
- Compliance with UK employment laws such as minimum wage and working time
- Whistleblowing, investigations and public enquiries
- Employment documentation including employment contracts, staff handbooks, directors’ service agreements, and consultancy and other contractor agreements
- Negotiating severance terms including both UK and international settlement agreements
- UK and cross-border TUPE and restructuring advice including collective redundancies and collective consultation
- Transaction-related advice re mergers and acquisitions, flotation and outsourcing
- Documented cross-border mobility policies for a financial services multinational’s expatriate employees
- Advised a business on managing people in the context of a multi-site UK retail insolvency with a need to keep selling stock
- Supported a utility company on site over a period of months on internal restructuring of its people and related redundancies and role changes
- Advised a financial services business on changes to complex incentive arrangements to reflect developing age discrimination laws and tax changes
- Advised various directors and public figures in relation to the employment law aspects of public enquiries
- Advised and settled a cross-border whistleblowing claim for a major international leisure business
- Advised a US business on European restructuring and benefit changes following a cross-border acquisition
- Documented international commuting arrangements and complex benefit arrangements to allow a UK PLC to recruit a main board director with family based overseas
- Advised union representatives on the employment law implications of changes to incentive arrangements
- Advised a manufacturing business on collective bargaining arrangements
- Advised on people aspects of cross-border merger arrangements between two major car manufacturers
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Board Member for England & Wales of European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
Former Chair of UK Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)
Previously Chair of International Committee of ELA
Juliet qualified as a solicitor in 1993. Prior to joining Keystone Law in 2018, she worked at the following firms:
- Kingsley Napley
- Dorsey & Whitney
- Speechly Bircham
- Ernst & Young
- Simmons & Simmons