Emma Zarb


Emma Zarb


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 7455 | +44 20 7184 7001

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Emma Zarb focuses her practice on all aspects of employment law including contentious, advisory and transactional matters. Ms. Zarb has experience drafting and negotiating employment contracts, consultancy agreements and settlement agreements as well as staff handbooks and policies. She also has extensive experience conducting and resolving employment litigation in both the employment tribunal and the High Court. Furthermore, Ms. Zarb's transactional experience includes advising on all aspects of corporate and commercial transactions including the implications of TUPE.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Zarb was an employment associate at a mid-sized international law firm in London.


Significant Representations

  • Handled a variety of employment tribunal claims predominantly relating to unfair dismissal or discrimination for a range of respondent clients.
  • Advised a large telecoms client in relation to changing the pension contributions of a significant proportion of the workforce.
  • Advised one of the “Big Four” accountancy firms in relation to employment issues which arose while trading companies in administration and provided ad hoc advice on employment/insolvency law issues.

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

  • The University of Nottingham, Law (LLB), 2009, 2:1 with honours
  • BPP Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2010, with Distinction
  • England and Wales

Employment Lawyers Association