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Promotion strengthens BPE’s Employment Team

BPE Solicitors is pleased to announce that Sarah Lee has been promoted to Partner in the firm’s Employment Team.

Sarah started her career with an international law firm before joining BPE’s Employment Team in 2008, being promoted to Associate in 2012 and Senior Associate in 2015.

Acquiring a wealth of experience in her decade with the Top 200 law firm, Sarah advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Working with a range of different businesses from SMEs through to PLCs, her areas of expertise include complex employment tribunal claims, the enforceability of restrictive covenants, redundancies and restructures, discrimination, senior exits and GDPR.

Sarah has advised the likes of Interserve, The Smallpeice Trust, The Physiological Society, and Howard Tenens.

BPE’s Senior Partner, John Workman, said: “Developing great lawyers with a commercial flair is a top priority at BPE. Sarah embodies the spirit of the firm and our values – Purposeful, Loyal, Accountable, Collaborative and Entrepreneurial. Ambition and determination - found in individuals like Sarah - helps us drive our business forward by delivering what our clients need to achieve.”

BPE’s Employment team was ranked in the top Tier 1 in the newly announced Legal 500 rankings, which singled out members of staff including Sarah who was praised for her ‘consistent and utterly professional approach’. Further to that, BPE’s Employment team was listed in the top three bands in the Chambers and Partners UK 2019 listings.

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