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Emma Burrows

Emma Burrows

Partner - Head of Section โ€“โ€“โ€“ London

Emma is a partner and head of the Trowers & Hamlins' Employment department which she founded.  Emma has specialised in employment law for over 25 years.

Chambers 2018 states that Emma is "…razor-sharp but disarmingly pleasant with it, and appears to have an instinctive feel for the best way to achieve your preferred outcome."

In Chambers 2017 it states "Emma Burrows is widely praised for being 'impeccably supportive' and for offering advice that is 'timely, clear and totally customer-centric.'" She regularly assists with TUPE issues and high-profile executive exits. A client states that "she behaves like an employee of our company – she engages and is committed to getting the right outcome for us."

Emma advises mainly on managing senior staff exits, board disputes, employment structures and governance issues, and TUPE.

Emma's main interests are TUPE, care issues, and governance-related employment. She estimates she has advised on over 750 TUPE transfers, mostly from public to private sector or to start privatising publicly commissioned services. She contributes to 3 legal textbooks on TUPE and is known for her work on this.