Lara has specialised in employment law since she qualified in 2002 and more recently business immigration. She previously worked in the banking sector.
Lara advises both employer and employee clients which gives her an excellent understanding of the strategies and issues deployed by each side.
Lara can also advise employers on immigration matters including those with Tier 2 sponsorship licenses; provide training and audits in preparation for Home Office inspection visits.
Lara can advise on the full range of employment issues from recruitment to termination and in particular discrimination, whistleblowing, TUPE, redundancies and executive terminations.
Lara receives excellent feedback from clients who value her ability to put complex points into practical advice and guidance.
Lara enjoys speaking at training events. She has received fantastic comments: 'superb and natural facilitator', 'a brilliant, warm, down to earth, natural, practical and interactive approach', 'friendly and dynamic', 'stimulating', 'interactive, informative and friendly'.
Lara is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, Immigration Law Practitioners' Association and a volunteer for the Solicitors Assistance Scheme.