Elena Cooper

Partner 

Elena is a specialist employment solicitor with a keen commercial mind and a true employer focused practice.  Formerly a partner and head of employment law at US law firm Duane Morris, she supports PLCs, multi-nationals and SMEs with all employment and HR issues including, grievances, disciplinaries, redundancies and restructuring, TUPE transfers and day to day performance management and capability issues.  She is the kind of employment solicitor you want to pick up the phone to.

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MORE ABOUT ELENA

She deals with complex Employment Tribunal (and High Court litigation at previous firms) and settlement of claims at all levels.  Elena also provides bespoke training to clients to ensure employee workforces are fully skilled in all employment-related matters, protecting the end business at all times.  She is approachable, dedicated and an invaluable resource to her clients providing a no-nonsense, efficient service and supporting each level of management.

EXAMPLES OF HER RECENT WORK INCLUDES

  • Successfully defending multi-million-pound whistleblowing claims.

  • Strategically managing significant TUPE transfers followed by large-scale restructuring and redundancy projects.

  • Introducing new, and enforceable contractual terms to a leading PLC to protect its commercial position.

  • Successfully defending high-value age, disability, and sex discrimination claims.

  • The provision of bespoke HR training and employee life-cycle support: workable, employer-focused contracts, handbooks, bonus provisions, restrictive covenants, exit and performance management documentation.

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