Natasha Cole (née Dawe)


Gateley Legal


Natasha specialises in providing advice to businesses on a range of human resource matters, such as managing redundancy selection and the consultation process; drafting and negotiating settlement agreements and contracts of employment; and reviewing and updating internal policies and staff handbooks.

Alongside advising on general day-to-day employment queries, Natasha has experience of conducting Employment Tribunal litigation including unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and discrimination claims.

In addition, Natasha regularly provides employment support on corporate transactions. This includes conducting due diligence on the target company; preparing and negotiating the related employment documents; and drafting warranties and indemnities. 


  1. Advising a financial sector client on a restructuring exercise and the management of their redundancy collective consultation process
  2. Advising Maven Capital Partners UK LLP on the employment aspects of various investments, including investments in Cardinality Ltd and Horizon Technologies.
  3. Successfully defended an international multi-site manufacturing company against a constructive unfair dismissal claim in the Employment Tribunal.
  4. Regularly supporting administrators to advise on the employment law aspects of restructuring and insolvency.