Madeline advises and represents employees, trade unions, and public and private sector employers in all areas of employment law. She regularly appears at preliminary and final hearings in the Employment Tribunal, and advises at all stages of litigation.
Madeline has appeared in numerous factually and legally complicated multi-day final hearings in the Employment Tribunal including claims for unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing. She is regularly instructed in claims involving TUPE, issues of employment status and in claims for holiday pay. She has been instructed in claims involving multiple Claimants and has a good understanding of how to run these claims tactically.
Madeline has experience of collective work including claims for failure to consult under TUPE and claims for collective redundancy. She was recently led by Lord Hendy QC and Katharine Newton in a judicial review against a CAC decision on statutory recognition (R (IWGB) v CAC and Roofoods t/a Deliveroo  IRLR 84).
In the civil courts, Madeline advises on the enforceability of restrictive covenants and other contractual claims arising out of the employment relationship.
Madeline has a growing appellate practice and was recently led by Nicola Newbegin in the Court of Appeal (Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v Parry  ICR 1807).
Madeline is regularly instructed to advise on non-contentious matters. She advises on grievance and disciplinary processes, and drafts and reviews contracts and other documents.
Madeline is on the executive committee of the Industrial Law Society. She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Employment Law Bar Association.