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Employment capability bolstered by lateral Partner hire

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    Eversheds Sutherland welcomes new employment Partner

    Eversheds Sutherland has bolstered its employment capability with lateral Partner hire Sophie White.

    Sophie joins from Abbiss Cadres LLP, a specialist, multi-disciplinary HR-focused firm, having previously spent 13 years at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP (CMS).

    A highly experienced employment lawyer, Sophie advises clients on complex transactional and contentious matters across a wide range of sectors including healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, engineering, real estate, construction, financial services and private equity. She has acted in a number of reported cases and high profile matters including the employment aspects of the IPO of Royal Mail plc.

    Sophie will be working closely with Eversheds Sutherland employment Partner, Paul Fontes. The Eversheds Sutherland employment team advises a number of major financial institutions, Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies on employment issues both in the UK and globally.

    Paul Fontes commented:

    “The Eversheds Sutherland employment practice is currently experiencing significant growth. We continue to focus on developing our in-depth legal capability across all areas of employment law and are seeing particular interest from clients at the moment in areas such as equal pay, GDPR and the Senior Managers & Certification Regime.

    “We are thrilled to welcome Sophie on board. Her wide ranging sector experience and technical legal capability complement the many strengths within our existing team. She is a valuable addition to our practice group and we all look forward to working with her.”

    Sophie White commented:

    “I am excited to be joining Eversheds Sutherland. The employment team has had unrivalled strength and depth in the UK for many years and continues to expand its global capability. I look forward to being part of its continued success.”

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