Senior Employment Lawyer
Shelagh McKenzie is a Senior Consultant Employment Lawyer. She has worked for well-known law firms since commencing as an employment lawyer in 2006, most recently as a Senior Associate in an international law firm.
She has represented both employers and employees before the employment tribunals in the United Kingdom. She has worked with employers ranging from small companies to blue chip companies across a wide variety of industries. She has advocacy experience in redundancy, performance and misconduct unfair dismissal cases, constructive unfair dismissal cases, as well as in discrimination cases and breach of contract claims. She has a direct approach, and provides clear, pragmatic advice.
Shelagh also has first-hand experience of advising on employment law in another European jurisdiction (Spain). She has an interest in examining how European discrimination law and collective consultation obligations have been implemented and interpreted in different jurisdictions. She speaks fluent Spanish, and has contributed to seminars examining the differences between employment law in the UK and in Spain.
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