Laura Welchew


Laura is a Senior Associate in the Employment department, and specialises in all aspects of employment law acting for a wide range of public and private sector employers.   Laura takes pride in working as business partner to her HR clients, and really getting to know the ins and outs of each business and its commercial goals as an employer.

Laura regularly acts for respondents in complex and valuable tribunal claims. Laura advises on all employee relations matters including disciplinary and grievance issues, sickness absence, capability issues, restructures and redundancies and employment contracts.

Laura has particular experience of advising registered providers on governance compliant termination payments, various matters arising out of the Working Time Regulations such as sleep-ins and on call rotas and complex trade union issues including difficult consultation and de-recognition processes. Laura regularly assists clients on TUPE transactions, with particular focus on supporting the Public Sector department with local authority contracts.

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The coronavirus epidemic: employment issues

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Legal implications of the Mencap decision

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HR Law – February 2020

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Board members – an update on legal requirements

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Brexit update – the employment law implications for employers in the United Kingdom

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Are you ready for IR35?

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