An employment law specialist and litigator for 17 years, Jo Mackie has in private practice and for Government. She represents clients in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, the High Court, and at the European Courts. Her particular interests are in discrimination and equal pay, TUPE, and pension law. I am a member of the Employment Law Association (UK) and the EU ELA.
An associate with Slater & Gordon, Judith handles a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Her clients include employees at all levels, at various points in their careers, and across sectors and industries.
Judith began her legal career as a paralegal, working in residential and commercial property, before beginning her training contract and qualifying as a solicitor and specialising in employment law. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Liverpool and received her law degree from BPP University Law School. Judith is a member of the Law Society and the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).
Cody Yorke is an associate with Outten & Golden’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Executives and Professionals Practice Group.
In her practice, Cody represents employees, partners, co-founders, and consultants in the negotiation and drafting of employment, severance, independent contractor, international assignment, and restrictive covenants agreements. She also counsels individuals and groups of individuals regarding deferred compensation issues, lift-outs, restructurings, corporate transactions, and other employment-related matters. Her industry experience includes financial services, healthcare, law, technology, media and entertainment, consumer goods and services, and fashion and luxury retail.
Before joining Outten & Golden, Cody practiced employment law in Toronto, Canada, and contributed to a groundbreaking case that set the high-water mark for moral and punitive damages in Canadian employment law.
Cody earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Arts from York University, and a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University.
Ruby Dinsmore is a Principal Lawyer on Slater & Gordon’s employment team in London. She exclusively represents individuals in employment law matters, focusing on exit strategy and negotiations, disability discrimination, and contractual disputes. Ruby has additional experience with unfair dismissals, unlawful discrimination, and equal pay disparities and is a regular speaker and media commentator on employment law issues.
Peter Daly is a Principal Employment Lawyer based in London. He specialises in all areas of employment law, with particular expertise in whistleblowing and discrimination claims, with expertise in the financial services, tech, legal, and traditional and new media sectors. Peter is an adept negotiator who can settle complex cases without the need for litigation; he is as comfortable in negotiation, mediation, or alternative dispute resolution as he is in a court or tribunal setting.
Andrew entered the legal profession to make a difference — to fight for each person’s right to dignity and a fair go. As a Principal Lawyer in Slater and Gordon’s Industrial law and Employment law team, he draws on 20 years of legal experience to help his clients seek justice.
Over his long career, Andrew has proudly counselled working people across all occupations and industries with issues such as breach of contract, enterprise agreement and award contraventions, workplace disputes, wage recovery, unfair dismissal, discrimination, bullying, workplace investigation and disciplinary processes, and sexual harassment. His clients include employees at all levels in the public sector, as well as in finance, health, transportation and logistics, and mining.
Andrew’s broad experience gives him a unique insight into how to best approach each matter and the means to understand and empathise with each client’s particular situation. He brings his extensive knowledge and expertise to every case to help the client obtain the best possible result.
In 2019 and 2020, Doyle’s Guide named Andrew a Leading Employment Lawyer (Plaintiff) in Queensland. The publication previously recognised him as a Recommended Queensland Employment Lawyer in 2017 and 2018. He is a member of the Queensland Law Society and the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland.
Andrew earned a diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law Sydney in 1999 and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Queensland in 1997 and 1994, respectively.
Prior to working at Slater and Gordon, he practiced as a barrister in both Sydney and Brisbane.
Enrique Ceca is a partner and head of the labor department at Ceca Magán Abogados, and represents clients in different business sectors such as banking, transportation, energy, industry, hospitality, insurance, and distribution.
Enrique provides legal advice for dismissals, collective dismissals, senior executive matters, collective bargaining and collective conflicts, transfers, unilateral termination by the employee, sanctions, illegal assignment of workers, material changes of working conditions, union elections, social security, sanctions, and other matters related to economically dependent self-employed workers. He speaks Spanish, English, and German, which allows him to communicate with expatriates from around the world who are posted to assignments in Spain.
Louis Century advocates for workers, counseling employees who have lost their jobs or faced discrimination in the workplace. He also represents large groups of employees seeking unpaid overtime and other compensation in class action lawsuits. He is bilingual in French and English.