Emma Vennesson is a counsel at Faegre Drinker. She advises clients on a wide range of national and international employment issues. She also represents them in litigation and in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Emma has the unique perspective of having been seconded to a global software company to manage its employment-related issues across EMEA and APAC. Additionally, Emma advises high net worth individuals on employment issues, including the negotiation of employment terms, remuneration packages and severance terms.
Emma defends employers in all aspects of UK employment litigation, including against claims of unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistle-blowing. She also represents employers in non-compete and restraint of trade cases.
Emma counsels national and international organisations on employment implications of mergers and acquisitions in the United Kingdom and internationally, including on the implications of the UK’s Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations and the EU’s Acquired Rights Directive.
Before joining Faegre Drinker, Emma was a solicitor with two international law firms.
Emma is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Employment Lawyers Association.