Karen is a practice development lawyer specialising in employment law. She has more than 20 years' experience of advising employers and employees. She is responsible for ensuring that the employment team is kept fully up-to-date with relevant legislation and case law, updating our precedent bank, editing our weekly employment briefings, writing training and seminars for clients, updating our timeline and key facts sheet and maintaining our Twitter account.

Karen writes and delivers seminars and training for clients, including our regular employment clubs. She has spoken at CIPD events and has taught employment law to solicitors for Central Law Training. She has had articles published in various legal and HR journals and is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.


Examples of experience include:
  • Creating the concept of timelines in order to facilitate horizon scanning
  • Devising the Talking Shop retail HR events
  • Implementing a monthly training session for the employment team and key clients
  • Designing the 2015 election manifesto tracker, the 2016 EU referendum tracker and the 2017 election manifesto tracker and leading a team to complete each one.