Laura McKenna

Laura McKenna

Senior Associate Director / Head of Employment

Laura McKenna is a Senior Associate Director and is Head of the firm’s Employment law and HR division.

With years of experience in litigation and resolving disputes, Laura has specialised in employment law for most of her career. She provides advice to both employers and employees on a broad range of employment issues, including negotiating and resolving complex disputes, representing clients at employment tribunal hearings and general advisory work on contracts, exits, redundancies and business transfers.

As well as appearing on behalf of clients at the Employment Tribunal, Laura is trained as a mediator and is well versed in finding the most appropriate way of resolving disputes. She makes it a priority to get to know clients and their specific business objectives in order to offer tailored advice to help them achieve those objectives as efficiently as possible.

Direct Dial: 0141 674 2964

Laura McKenna
Laura McKenna

“Laura was a very clear communicator and always responded promptly to any enquiries. Her style was very collaborative and she made a difficult process that bit less difficult with her professional yet very personable style. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Laura.” July 2023

“Absolute professionalism from start to finish. Key, crucial advice provided during a period of employment crisis, leading to satisfactory outcome.”

“Laura is a consummate professional. This matter could not have reached its successful conclusion without her specialist knowledge and guidance.”

“10/10 service start to finish. Engagement was proactive and collaborative” June 2023

“Service provided in a very professional yet friendly manner”, “Info was clear and easy to understand. I felt you took a genuine interest and invested a proper focus on my situation”. May 2023

“Great listening skills and fully understanding of the situation. Prompt action and follow up throughout the process.” Employee client, March 2023

“Laura was extremely responsive and made us feel very secure that we were doing all the right things. She combines professionalism with approachability and was a pleasure to deal with from start to finish. She was also very upfront about pricing and any increases which we really appreciated. Highly recommend.” Business / employer client, February 2023

“I couldn’t recommend your service more! Your involvement really helped with the overall impact and approach taken. I can’t thank you enough for your service and for supporting me at the last minute.” Private client / employee, September 2022

“Professional and prompt service as always”. Private client / business owner, October 2022

“Laura was helpful, responsive, and pleasant to deal with. She understood my situation and was able to guide me to a resolution that protected my rights”. Private client, November 2022

“Professional, easy to understand advice. Post conversation email outlining action plan” “clear upfront accurate pricing estimate”. Business clients, November 2022

“Thank you for making it easy & less stressful. Also for your speedy response in my quest for help” Private client, December 2022

“Laura was very responsive and great to deal with. Her advice was easy to understand and she made sure to work within my budget.” Private client, December 2022

“Thank you so much Laura. Your support has been fantastic“

What did clients like about the service they received?

“Speed of work, clear communications”

“The response level (very quick) and the advice and the manner in which it was given.”

“Professional, easy to understand advice. Post conversation email outlining action plan”

“Everything but especially [Laura’s] warm friendly manner”

“Engagement was proactive and collaborative”