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Browne Jacobson strengthens employment team with key partner hire

27 September 2023

UK and Ireland law firm Browne Jacobson has strengthened its employment team with the appointment of partner Emma Capper.

Emma joins from the Birmingham office of Fieldfisher where she had been a partner since 2016 and brings the number of employment partners and legal directors at Browne Jacobson to 14.

Head of Employment James Tait and Partner Emma Capper

Head of Employment James Tait and Partner Emma Capper

The firm’s 60+-strong employment team has seen significant growth in the past 18 months across its key sectors. 

With over 20 years’ experience spanning both contentious and non-contentious employment advice, across a range of sectors, Emma has extensive experience advising UK and international businesses on all aspects of employment law, including large scale restructuring, employment disputes, Board level exits, cross-border projects and investigations. Alongside her multi-jurisdictional expertise, she has particular experience advising on the employment aspects of domestic and international corporate transactions.

Head of Employment James Tait said : “We are delighted to welcome Emma to the team which demonstrates our ability to continually attract high quality talent. Emma’s significant experience and stellar reputation working for corporates, alongside her domestic and international credentials, makes her a powerful addition to our team. She will undoubtedly be a major asset to our corporate clients and will further support the team and the firm’s long term growth trajectory in our key areas.” 

On joining Browne Jacobson, Emma Capper added : “This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Browne Jacobson’s employment team. I am looking forward to working with the firm’s impressive corporate client base and collaborating with colleagues across the firm’s seven offices in the UK and Ireland on our plans for growth."



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