Laurie Child

Laurie Child

Overview

I’m a Senior Associate in our Jersey Employment practice, specialising in employment law advice and litigation.  I also support businesses in complying with Jersey’s data protection and regulatory frameworks.

Prior to joining Mourant Ozannes in 2017, I practised with Bevan Brittan in London, acting in a wide range of employment disputes.  I previously completed a client secondment in an employee relations role.         

Professional qualifications

Admitted to practice in England and Wales, 2012 (currently non-practising)

Completed the Legal Practice Course, London, with distinction

Studied Law at the University of Manchester (LLB, MA with distinction)

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association

Jersey Data Protection Association

 Work highlights

  • Advising an offshore investment business in respect of a restructure and exit of key members of its senior management team.
  • Acting for an aviation business in relation to a Tribunal claim for sexual harassment concerning allegations about a serving employee.
  • Acting for an international banking group and one of its senior managers in relation to a Tribunal claim for age and sex discrimination.
  • Advising an offshore wealth management business in respect of an alleged data theft and threatened proceedings for inducement of breach of contract.
  • Advising an international trust business in respect of overlapping disciplinary and regulatory processes, relating to a serving senior executive.
  • Advising a global financial services provider in responding to a complex data subject access request in the context of an ongoing commercial dispute.

 What clients say

"…practical, commercial, very responsive and proactive…"