Sarah Calderwood


Specialisms / areas of expertise:

Employment & HR


Sarah is a Human Resources/Employment lawyer with over 17 years’ experience advising on employment related issues. Throughout her career Sarah has regularly been involved in a broad range of complex employment related issues including conducting tribunals, advising on mass redundancy situations, TUPE transfers and pursuing injunctive action in respect of restrictive covenant matters in addition to advising on day to day personnel issues and drafting related documentation, providing employment related support for corporate and commercial transactions and negotiating compensation through Settlement Agreements.

After completing her law degree, Sarah attended Nottingham Law School where she was awarded a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course. She completed her training at Eversheds LLP and after a number of years moved to Turner Parkinson LLP and latterly to Slater Heelis LLP. Sarah became a Partner in 2015. Sarah contributes to articles including for the Executory News and MEN Business Week. She is also a member of our Schools and Academies team.

Sarah is recognised as a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 law directory.

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What my client says about me

Sarah Calderwood and the employment team have guided my small business through various HR issues since we set up in 2013.  I have found them to extremely helpful, thorough and attentive.  They have been happy to help with any queries we have had and clarify details along the way.  Any advice has been given quickly and confidently allowing us to get on with running our business.  I would highly recommend Slater Heelis and in particular Sarah Calderwood for anyone with employment or human resource issues.

Emma Roden, Kimble Roden Architects






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