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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.

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Publications: 29 MAY 2020

Conducting Covid-19 coronavirus risk assessments – Ten key issues for UK employers to consider

As UK organisations begin to think about returning to the workplace, here are ten key issues for in-house counsel and HR teams to consider when conducting risk assessments. 

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Publications: 28 MAY 2020

ESG for UK pension schemes: imminent deadlines and future changes

Pension scheme trustees are rightly focusing on key operational priorities during the current Covid-19 global health crisis – but it's important not to lose sight of a number of upcoming changes…

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Publications: 27 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – The Rilancio Decree in force in Italy: what employers need to know

The so-called "Rilancio Law Decree," come into force on 19 May 2020, clarifies, amends or defers many provisions of the so-called previous "Cura Italia Decree".

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Publications: 22 MAY 2020

Towards a “Covid-19 coronavirus secure” workplace: 15 key ways for UK employers to comply and manage risk

UK Employers will be busy preparing their workplace and return to work strategies in response to the UK Government’s guidance on working safely during the coronavirus pandemic (the Guidance). Here are…

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