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Irwin Mitchell names Slater & Gordon’s head of employment

Deborah Casale has been appointed to the role as part of the law firm’s ongoing investment within its London employment and professional discipline team

Irwin Mitchell has announced the appointment of Deborah Casale as its new Slater and Gordon’s head of employment.

Casale joins the law firm as part of its ongoing investment within its London employment and professional discipline team.

She is the latest partner to join the firm’s London employment team, which is led by Shah Qureshi and advises senior executives and professionals.

On her appointment, Casale said: ““I am really looking forward to joining Irwin Mitchell and I’m excited about the opportunity to build on the success of what is a very well established and respected team.”

Fergal Dowling, director of legal services in the commercial advisory and disputes team, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Deborah – she is highly regarded in her field and her client centric approach fits ours perfectly.

“Deborah will be an asset as we continue to grow and be part of our ongoing success as one of the most innovative and best resourced employment teams in the UK.”

Qureshi said: “Deborah is a significant addition to our team and the move is another signal of our intention to invest in growth, whilst continuing to provide clients with first class legal support.

“Our award winning team provides expert advice to senior executives and professionals in a range of areas including whistleblowing, discrimination, pay and bonus disputes and restrictive covenants.”

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