- Recommended Lawyer for 'Employment: employers (London)'
"Fiona Morgan, who is ‘very pragmatic and gives clear advice'."
The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
- Recommended Lawyer for 'Rail (London)'
The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
- Fiona qualified as a solicitor in 2005 in England and Wales and was promoted to the partnership in 2013.
She specialises in the conduct of employment matters, acting for employers.
Fiona conducts contentious employment matters across the whole spectrum of employment law, including unfair dismissal, breach of contract, complex discrimination and whistleblowing cases, TUPE related claims, and claims for injunctive relief for breach of confidentiality and restrictive covenants.
She also advises on industrial relations issues, including supporting clients through industrial disputes, pursuing claims for injunctive relief to restrain unlawful industrial action, advising on trade union recognition/de-recognition, and defending claims for interim relief.
Fiona acts as monitoring counsel for insurance companies on complex or high value employment claims including advising insurers on litigation strategy and representing insurers’ interests to their insured clients and their lawyers.
She advises on the employment law and industrial relations aspects of complex business tenders, commercial transactions, insourcing and outsourcing, and insolvencies.
Fiona advises and supports clients on all non-contentious employment-related issues, from day-to-day queries to strategic, long term projects, including the conduct of disciplinary and grievance matters, TUPE transfers, reorganisations and redundancies (including collective redundancies), exits and settlement agreements, disciplinary and grievance issues, poor performance and ill health, equal opportunities, immigration and data protection.
Fiona has extensive expertise in drafting and reviewing policies, procedures, employment contracts and collective agreements, including advising on changing terms and conditions within the constraints of clients’ collective bargaining machinery.
Fiona also is responsible for setting up and running employment legal advice helplines for insurance policyholders.
Fiona regularly designs, writes and delivers tailored training sessions for clients on a range of employment law issues, including ’mock tribunal’ workshops, grievance and discrimination investigation workshops, employment law training for client managers and seminars on topical employment law issues.
She acts for Lloyds and London Market insurers, as well as other insurance businesses and self-insuring commercial clients.