Lisa Hayward

Senior Associate - Head of Employee Incentives


Lisa joined Birketts in 2007 and is a Senior Associate in our Employment Team.

Lisa is an experienced Employment Lawyer and public speaker. She is praised by clients for her clear, concise and pragmatic advice. 

With specialist expertise in the area of employee incentives and rewards Lisa advises clients on the design, drafting and tax efficiency of all types of incentive arrangements as well as the suitability and effectiveness of existing schemes. She also provides training, support and guidance to assist with successful implementation of employee incentives to maximise effectiveness. 

Lisa is an advocate of employee ownership. She works with clients who are already employee owned and supports those who are looking to move towards employee ownership. Lisa’s experience as an In-house Lawyer working in a London Borough prior to joining Birketts, coupled with her employee ownership expertise means that she is well placed to assist with public sector spin-outs. 

Lisa is based at our Ipswich office.

Other Information

Lisa is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, Share Plan Lawyers and the Employee Ownership Association. 

Lisa is recommended in Chambers [UK 2015] "for her sound legal advice, which she delivers in a practical manner."