Angharad has over 25 years of experience working in a City law firm with 15 years as a partner. She advises on all aspects of employment law across a wide range of industry sectors across both the public and private sectors, acting for individuals and firms.
Her practice is varied and she is particularly experienced at dealing with sensitive strategic employment law issues, including matters that involve reputational risk. This includes dismissals, board-level disputes, negotiating new contracts, employment aspects of commercial transactions, large global reorganisations, collective consultation issues, the Transfer of Undertaking Regulations and outsourcing issues, and employment litigation (including discrimination and whistleblowing, restrictive covenants and bonus issues).
Her work often includes an international element involving corporates in multiple jurisdictions or individual clients with cross-border employment issues. She also advises businesses and individuals in relation to UK immigration matters.
Angharad is the former Chair of the Employment Law Committee of England & Wales and served on the Committee for a total of nine years. During this time she was actively engaged with key stakeholders on Government policy such as the employment Law Parliamentary Support Group at the House of Commons. Angharad was also one of five members of the Working Party led by Mr Justice Underhill, responsible for carrying out the Fundamental Review of Employment Tribunal Rules that came into effect in 2013.
Angharad regularly leads seminars and training on employment law as well as bespoke senior management training sessions as well as Thought Leadership sessions.
“Represents clients from a number of sectors, including banking, insurance and real estate, on both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. Clients say: “She is both knowledgeable and practical in the advice she gives.” Chambers UK 2018
“Extremely patient and able to explain incredibly technical terms in a way laymen can understand.” Chambers UK 2017
Angharad Harris “works with both employers and employees on a range of disputes. Sources say that “she is effective, decisive and provides helpful and constructive advice to her clients.” Chambers UK 2016
Member of the Law Society of England & Wales
Member of the Employment Lawyers Association
Member of the Immigration Practitioners Association
|2018||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|1991 - 2018||Watson Farley & Williams | Trainee, Associate, Partner and Head of the Employment Group|
|1993||Qualified as a Solicitor|