Heather Cowley is a highly experienced commercial lawyer and the Head of Taylor Walton’s Employment Law team. She deals with all aspects of employment law including business reorganisations, TUPE and outsourcing, redundancies (including collective redundancies), employment tribunal proceedings, managing terminations including disciplinary and grievance procedure, discrimination issues, managing and implementing works councils and information forums, collective and trade union issues.
Heather has consistently been recognised by the Legal 500 as a leading individual for employment law for many years, an independent guide to the UK’s best law firms and lawyers, with comments such as “terrifically energetic and personable”. It is an approach which she uses to very good effect, winning more than her fair share of new clients for the firm across a wide range of industry sectors.
Heather’s team acts for heavyweight companies providing assistance to the HR teams, and also provides a supportive service for businesses who do not have in house support. With clients reporting an “excellent overall level of service” (The Legal 500).
Heather and her team provide clients with monthly updates and each year provide a comprehensive series of workshops and briefings tackling difficult issues in a practical way. Heather is a regular speaker at these events.