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Kate Higgins

T: +44 20 7809 2573 M: +44 78 2598 1926 Email Kate | vCard Office: London

Kate Higgins Associate

Contact details

Kate Higgins

Kate Higgins
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2573 M: +44 78 2598 1926 Email Kate | vCard Office: London

Kate is an associate in the employment practice group, providing commercial and pragmatic advice to a wide variety of clients on every aspect of the employment lifecycle.
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Kate has extensive experience of advising employers and senior executives on a range of employment law issues. This includes advising on disciplinary and grievances, complex restructuring and redundancy projects, post-termination restrictive covenants and the termination of the employment relationship.

Kate’s litigation experience includes advising both employers and executives bringing or defending claims in the Employment Tribunal, often involving complex whistleblowing or discrimination aspects. She routinely drafts, negotiates and advises on settlement agreements.

Kate also provides ongoing advisory support on employment law and day-to-day HR matters, as well as providing employment support on corporate transactions.

Kate provides training to clients and has contributed articles to various industry and legal publications. She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

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