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Rachel Reeves

Counsel

London

Reeves Rachel
Rachel Reeves

Counsel

London

Rachel is an experienced employment lawyer in the full range of contentious and non-contentious matters, having worked as a Senior Associate in private practice, followed by more than 10 years in-house at RBS. She has advised clients across many sectors including financial services, on Employment Tribunal matters, policies, restructures, contracts of employment, employment aspects of acquisitions and disposals as well as discrimination.

At RBS she had responsibility for employment law, policy, and industrial and employee relations across global businesses and provided strategic advisory functions at both group and divisional level advising on cross-border projects, remuneration disputes, high profile regulatory matters, litigation and mediations. She regularly provided advice to the bank’s board on high-profile reputational issues including bonus litigation, the LIBOR investigations and applying clawback under the group’s deferral plan.

Rachel has also worked as a Peerpoint consultant with Allen & Overy providing in-house legal support on partnership matters, conducting bespoke employment law training to clients of the Employment team and advising on the implementation of the SMCR at HSBC, amongst other consultancy assignments. Most recently, Rachel worked in the public sector as HR Director at the Ministry of Justice with responsibility for Employee Relations, Policy and Reward.

News & insights

Blog Post: 15 OCTOBER 2020

Significant tribunal costs award made against employee who recorded covertly

Are covert recordings permitted?

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Blog Post: 26 JUNE 2020

BLM – Let’s talk about it

It’s been difficult to know how to react, what to say and what to do in the wake of the horrific and unnecessary deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks less than three weeks apart. They’re…

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Blog Post: 18 JUNE 2020

The injustice of Covid-19 coronavirus – time to step up

Never have we needed role models more than in the face of a pandemic which shows no signs of retreat in the present climate. 

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Blog Post: 03 APRIL 2020

Delay to IR35 reforms: FAQs

Planned changes to IR35 (or the ‘off-payroll working rules’) in the private sector will be delayed until 6 April 2021, the Government has announced, to relieve pressure in the wake of the Covid-19…

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