Kate Lawson – Director
Kate, our sole fee-earner, is an experienced employment solicitor, having qualified in 2001. She has been assisting employers and employees with a wide range of employment law and HR issues since qualification.
Kate completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in South Africa, at the University of Natal, before obtaining her post-graduate legal qualifications in England at Guildhall University and BPP Law School. She qualified following a training contract at Clarkson Wright & Jakes. Kate worked at Cripps in Tunbridge Wells and ThomasMansfield in London, before becoming sole director and fee-earner of Element Law in 2012.
Kate focuses solely on employment and HR law and related issues, and has helped hundreds of clients, from employers undertaking redundancy and restructure exercises, to defending claims for employers in relation to unfair dismissal, discrimination and transfers on business sale or purchase, to employees facing grievance and disciplinary situations, wishing to negotiate exit packages and bringing claims for unfair dismissal and discrimination.
Kate’s hourly rate from 1 February 2020 is £250 plus VAT. A fee estimate will be given for each case. We also offer annual retainer schemes for businesses.