Sarah Garth - People - Gateley

Sarah Garth

Partner

Gateley Legal

  • London
  • t: 0207 653 1623
  • m: 0792 021 8080

Expertise

Sarah is an expert in advising on employment law and is particularly experienced in handling contentious matters both in the Employment Tribunal and in the courts.

Sarah represents a number of large companies and major Plcs with sites and operations throughout the UK. Whilst she deals with all types of employment-related cases, she has a particular interest in discrimination claims. She is also very experienced in injunctive proceedings in the courts.

In addition to her contentious practice, Sarah regularly advises clients on day-to-day employment-related issues and provides a dedicated helpline service to a number of clients. She has extensive experience of providing practical and strategic advice on the commercial and legal implications of TUPE on business sales/acquisitions and the outsourcing of contracts. 

She also has extensive experience of advising on restructures and large scale changes to terms and conditions of employment. Sarah is experienced in handling senior executive appointments and severance.

Sarah plays a key role in the employment department's training programme. She regularly provides bespoke in-house training seminars and interactive workshops to clients on a wide variety of topics and has written numerous articles for the local press and legal journals.
 

Experience

  1. Successfully obtaining for a client an interim injunction in the High Court to enforce the restrictive covenants in a former MD’s service agreements.
  2. Successfully obtaining and enforced a search and seize order for return of information which was confidential to our client’s business.
  3. Defending a highly contentious and sensitive race discrimination claim which attracted significant national media interest. Our client was awarded indemnity costs.
  4. Successfully resolving a multi-party action brought by a union for TUPE related claims, including protective awards and ‘Beckman’ type claims for enhanced redundancy pay under a pension scheme. 
     
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