Sarah Stock works with clients in the financial services, pharmaceutical, technology, media, retail, oil and gas, and insurance sectors. She has experience acting on contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including non-compete litigation, restructuring, conducting international employee misconduct investigations, disciplinary matters, executive arrivals and departures, and on the employment aspects of corporate transactions.
Sarah also has experience on advising clients on data privacy issues, including providing support on mergers and acquisitions and advising on the General Data Protection Regulation.
Managing a global restructuring exercise, by instructing and liaising with foreign counsel, and preparing advice for the client in a clear manner.
Providing corporate support and advice on mergers and acquisitions, including advising on due diligence, disclosure, drafting and advising on the employment provisions of commercial documentation.
Advising on redundancy exercises, including providing advice throughout the redundancy process, drafting documentation to facilitate the process, drafting and negotiating settlement agreements.
Advising on the appointment of senior executives, including drafting executive service agreements with complex bonus and share incentive provisions.
Providing advice to HR clients on a variety of issues, including disciplinary and grievances, redundancy, and maternity leave.
Defending a discrimination and unfair dismissal claim, including drafting legal pleadings, witness statements and representing client at preliminary hearing.
College of Law of England and Wales, London, 2011, LPC
Leeds University, England, 2009, LLB (Hons), Law and French
England & Wales (Solicitor)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)