Mandy Perry, a partner in the London office, is a member of the Employment Group. Mandy’s practice includes acting in high value litigation disputes in the High Court and Employment Tribunal where she has gained particular expertise in claims involving whistleblowing, discrimination and post termination restrictions.

Mandy specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law and advises clients across diverse sectors with particular emphasis on corporate and technology clients.

Mandy advises on the strategy and handling of redundancies, wrongful and unfair dismissals, TUPE, cross-border disputes, financial services remuneration issues, data protection and a full spectrum of employment-related legal issues.

Chambers UK describes Mandy as "attentive, responsive and pragmatic" and cites that "she is very good at giving concise options in a way business can understand." Legal 500 also describes Mandy as "a joy to work with, very experienced and knowledgeable." She is an accomplished speaker and regularly provides client training on legal updates, diversity matters and presents on all aspects of the employment relationship.

  • Some of Mandy's most notable recent engagements including the following:

    • Obtained various disclosure orders and a springboard injunction for a client against a former employee and a third party company, preventing them from dealing with each other or with the client’s products for 3 years.
    • Advised and represented a leading European bank, in relation to the defence and favourable tribunal outcome of an unfair dismissal and race, age and sex discrimination claim.
    • Advised a European bank in relation to employee aspects of an asset management merger including implementing a complete harmonisation of terms and conditions by way of dismissal and re-engagement.
    • Advised a leading global recycling and manufacturing company on a collective consultation exercise involving a large-scale redundancy, closure and voluntary benefits reduction exercise in two of its UK sites.
    • Advised a leading Scandinavian bank on a recent merger, relocation, harmonisation of terms and restructuring exercise.
    • Advised and represented a leading European bank, in relation to the defence and favourable settlement of an unfair dismissal, age and sex discrimination claim.
    • Advised and represented a leading financial institution in relation to grievance and disciplinary proceedings involving whistleblowing, personal injury and discrimination allegations and successfully avoiding any resulting claim.
    • Advised leading American investment bank in relation to a stress claim brought by an employee.
    • Defended an international software company against a multi-strand discrimination, unfair dismissal and whistleblowing claim by a vexatious litigant.
    • Defending a high profile fund management firm against a sex and race discrimination, sexual harassment, victimisation and bonus claim by an existing employee, achieving a swift and very favourable settlement.
    • Advised a multi-national money transfer business throughout an extremely complex expenses investigation and gross misconduct dismissal, together with detailed grievance and whistle-blowing investigations from two employees, successfully settling one (on very favourable terms) and achieving a complete dismissal of claims against the other after an appeal to the EAT.
    • Advised both Stripe and Goodwater Capital on a $93 million Series D financing round in Monzo.
    • Advised CVC Capital on its acquisition of Zabka Polska.
    • Advised Cloudreach in the acquisition of a majority stake in the company by Blackstone Group.
    • Advised Atomico on the $35 million series B2 financing of Peakon APS.
    • Advised Cloudpipes Group Ltd and its shareholders on the completion of its sale to Quickbase UK Ltd.
    • Advised Flatfair on closing its $11 million series A fundraising led by Index Ventures.