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Sophie Rothwell is an Associate specialising in employment and partnership law.

Sophie advises employer and individual clients on both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. She has particular experience in dealing with the employment aspects of M&A and drafting warranties and indemnities, advising on the application of TUPE, redundancy and dismissal processes in line with business strategy, and drafting employment contracts, bonus and share incentive schemes and policy documentation. Sophie also provides guidance on workplace investigations, which often involve complex discrimination and regulatory angles.

Sophie is experienced in negotiating settlement agreements for senior executives in the investment banking and trading sectors, reviewing employment contracts, advising on employment rights including unfair dismissal, redundancy, discrimination and whistleblowing, advising on the enforcement of restrictive covenants and providing guidance on grievance and disciplinary processes.

Sophie has a keen interest in the business advisory aspects of employment law, helping businesses to balance their legal obligations with their commercial objectives.

Sophie was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in October 2019.