Kate Russell | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Kate Russell

Associate, London

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Kate joined White & Case as a trainee in 2014, and joined the London Employment, Compensation & Benefits Group as an associate in September 2016. Kate has recently returned from a 6 month secondment to the Tokyo office, where she worked in the Project Finance team.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • LPC, BPP
  • BA Hons. (Cantab.) Law, University of Cambridge


  • English


Advising UK and international employers on employment matters including employment contracts, settlement agreements and termination procedures.

Transactional experience, including carrying out employment-related due diligence, advising buyers and sellers on share and assets sales, providing advice on associated TUPE issues and consultation with trade unions, works councils and other employee representative bodies.

Advising on a takeover of a UK plc, including advice in relation to incentive arrangements and information and consultation obligations.

Drafting and advising on incentive arrangements, including term sheets, plan rules and award agreements.

Providing probono advice, including the review of employment contracts and employee handbooks, to a charitable organization.