Rebecca Harding-Hill

Partner, Employment

"[Rebecca] is described as a 'prodigiously hard-working lawyer' ... who does not sit on the fence'." (Chambers UK 2015)
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Biography

  • 20+ years’ experience working in the UK and Thailand, specialising in all aspects of employment law.
  • Particular expertise in high value litigation including injunctions, discrimination and whistle-blowing claims, and represents clients in the Employment Tribunal and High Court.
  • Advises clients on restructuring and managing business change. She is also experienced in issues concerning ill-health of employees and group income protection benefit.
  • Clients include companies in the financial services, energy and manufacturing sectors.
  • Ranked in band 1 for Chambers 2015 and recommended in Legal 500.
  • Notable achievement: Winner of the "International Law Office (ILO) UK Client Choice Award 2015" for Employment. The award recognises partners around the world that stand out for excellent client care and quality of service.
  • Member of the Employment Law Association (ELA).

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Work Experience

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Transport regulatory body

Advised a transport regulatory body on industry wide health and safety standards for transport operators. This involved a new area of legal challenge.

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International investment bank

Advised a major international investment bank on numerous claims by senior manager, including sex discrimination. The case was particularly sensitive due to the nature of the allegations, which included potentially criminal conduct.

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Interdealer broking

Acted in the well documented case of Tullett Prebon v BGC Brokers LP. This case ran for 5 years and created new law.

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Global bank

Advised a global bank on the employment aspects of the LIBOR manipulations .

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FTSE 100 company

Advised an international FTSE 100 company on a global restructuring exercise, involving 40+ countries and all levels of employee, including senior management.

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Career Timeline

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