Tracey Guest

Partner & Head of Employment

Specialisms / areas of expertise:

Employment & HR


Tracey qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and has specialised in employment law throughout her career, for more than 19 years. After completing her law degree, Tracey attended Chester Law School where she was awarded a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course. She joined Slater Heelis in November 2009 as Partner and Head of the Employment department, having previously worked at various city centre law firms.

Tracey’s work focuses on providing clear, practical advice on all aspects of employment law. She deals regularly with complex employment law queries about TUPE, large scale redundancy exercises, restrictive covenants / injunctive proceedings and executive terminations. Tracey also deals with tribunal work, handling unfair dismissal and discrimination claims. She also regularly provides advice in relation to disciplinary and grievance procedures, settlement agreements, family friendly rights and drafts documentation for a wide range of clients.

Tracey also works closely with our corporate team, providing commercial advice in relation to corporate transactions.

Tracey is a regular speaker at seminars and provides client training at their premises on a variety of employment-related topics. She is frequently quoted in the press and is the featured expert for workingmums.co.uk providing regular advice on employment matters affecting mothers in the workplace.

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

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What my client says about me

Tracey and her team consistently gave superb guidance, advice and support through the employment law matter we collectively resolved.  It was a particularly stressful experience, however, Tracey's warm manner, her pragmatic approach and underpinning expertise gave me the confidence to work together with Slater Heelis to resolve matters, reaching a good outcome.


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