Linda is a Partner who specialises in employment law, advising on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters. With particular expertise in diversity issues, Linda has set up a diversity forum for clients to discuss the issues facing businesses in this area on a confidential basis. Linda is leading a firm-wide project with the aim of getting more women into partnership at Pinsent Masons, giving her an added insight into the challenges that businesses face in this area. She has also been at the forefront of advising clients on the new Shared Parental Leave regulations and has been quoted in the HR press on this topic. Also highly experienced in senior appointments and exits, Linda has acted this year for several senior individuals exiting PLCs and other global businesses. Linda has also been heavily involved in advising clients on the implications of recent court rulings on holiday pay. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Linda worked in human resources and has a firm grasp of commercial matters. She is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on employment law issues.