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Rebecca McGuirk

Rebecca McGuirk

Partner โ€“โ€“โ€“ Birmingham

Rebecca is a partner in Trowers & Hamlins' Employment department in the Birmingham office, which she joined in 2011.

Rebecca has specialised in employment law throughout her career, advising employers in both the public and private sectors.  Rebecca has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of employment law be it contentious or non-contentious matters.   She has particular experience in dealing with TUPE be it tendering; insourcing or outsourcing (including from the NHS and PCTs); dealing with contentious TUPE claims; providing employment support on PFIs; changing terms and conditions of employment; large scale redundancies and new structures; equal pay issues, dealing with trade unions and senior executive departures.

Rebecca also speaks and writes regularly on a wide range of employment issues.  She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and is acknowledged as a legal expert in the fields of social housing and employment law in Chambers & Partners Guide to the Legal Profession 2016 and in The Legal 500 2015, where she has been described as "renowned for her expertise in the social housing space and is praised for her flexibility, negotiation skills and business-focused advice." One source commented: "She understands where we want to get to and she supports us in getting there – she has a really sensible view".