Jennifer McGrandle


Jennifer McGrandle


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, UK EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7800 | +44 20 7184 7001


Jennifer McGrandle focuses her practice on a diverse range of employment law issues both contentious and non-contentious with a particular emphasis on discrimination law. Ms. McGrandle has extensive experience working on corporate led transactions, negotiating and drafting settlement agreements, and managing large, multi-jurisdictional redundancy and re-contracting projects. She also provides training to clients on a wide variety of topics and regularly speaks at client seminars. In 2013 and 2014, Super Lawyers selected Ms. McGrandle as a "Super Lawyer" in employment law. She also advises on data protection matters, particularly on how to deal with data subject access requests and has advised clients on preparing for and complying with ‎the General Data Protection Regulation, assisting with data protection audits and gap analyses, drafting privacy notices and data protection policies.  

Ms. McGrandle is a member of the ELA (Employment Lawyers’ Association) Pro Bono Committee and a regular volunteer for the Employment Tribunal Litigant in Person Support Scheme (ELIPS) at London Central Tribunal.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. McGrandle was a senior associate in the London employment group of another international law firm.

  • Acted for respondents in a wide range of Employment Tribunal claims, including doing the advocacy for preliminary hearings and other short hearings.
  • Acted for the respondents in a high profile sex discrimination claim brought against a City law firm by two female partners.
  • High Court litigation experience including acting for the world’s largest insurance broker in a bonus claim and claims for breaches of restrictive covenants and misuse of confidential information following a team move.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

  • University of St. Andrews, 1996
  • Inns of Court School of Law, Bar Vocational Course, 1998
  • City University, CPE
  • England and Wales
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Employment Lawyers Association
Speaking Engagements
  • GDPR for HR - London (November 30, 2017)