Birketts expands Employment Team with Partner appointment
22 March 2023
Birketts, a UK Top 50 law firm, has announced the appointment of Sarah Bull to its highly regarded Employment Team. Sarah has joined the firm to be based in London, taking the number of Partners within the Employment Team to seven.
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience working in City and International law firms advising businesses, non-profits and individuals on the full spectrum of employment issues with a particular focus on international projects and co-ordinating cross-border advice. She regularly advises on senior executives’ contractual documentation and exits; complex disputes, conduct and performance issues; whistleblowing and grievances; large scale redundancy and restructuring exercises; employment issues arising out of outsourcings, acquisitions and disposals; employment status; harassment and discrimination. She also specialises in advice on partner exits and restrictive covenants.
Sarah’s clients include UK and US investment management and professional services firms, international and national charities and non-profits.
On Sarah’s appointment, Jeanette Wheeler, Partner and Head of Employment and Immigration, said: “We’re really delighted to have welcomed Sarah to our team this month. Sarah’s appointment enhances our already strong employment law specialist offering and expands our growing footprint in London. Working closely with more than 30 employment law colleagues in our other offices, I know Sarah is going to be highly valued by the clients she supports and advises.”
On joining Birketts, Sarah said: “I am delighted to be joining Birketts at such an exciting time in the firm’s history as it continues to grow its footprint on both the national and international stage, whilst retaining its strong cultural identity and reputation for excellent client service. I am pleased to contribute my complementary skills and experience to the Employment Team and look forward to collaborating with colleagues in London and other offices to work together to further the firm’s success.”