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Esther Smith

Excellent technical knowledge, strong commercial acumen and strength of character."
chambers uk

About Esther

Esther specialises in all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law and regularly advises employers in various business sectors.

Her recent experience has included advising a water supplier on general day to day matters, and on several multi day complex tribunal claims. She has also recently acted for a pharmaceuticals company on the collective consultation process relating to the proposed closure of their research centre.

Her experience and knowledge of her clients' businesses enables her to provide pragmatic and business focused solutions, and commercially sensitive advice.

Esther qualified in 2000 and joined TLT in 2014.

Jurisdiction: England and Wales

Recent Experience

  • Representing a bank in defending a claim of whistleblowing unfair dismissal and breach of contract
  • Acting for a national utility company in connection with a variety of Tribunal claims including unfair dismissal, breach of contract and complex discrimination.
  • Successfully resolving, by way of commercial settlement, a volume of Tribunal cases for a higher education establishment arising from a restructure.

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