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Adele Aspden, Senior Associate Professional Support Lawyer

Adele Aspden

Senior Associate Professional Support Lawyer


French: Basic; German: Basic

Practice areas

  • Employment law

Practice notes

Adele Aspden is a Senior Professional Support Lawyer in Eversheds Sutherland’s Human Resources practice group, responsible for thought leadership. In that capacity she advises the firm’s employment lawyers on complex and novel technical legal issues; collaborates with government departments, employer groups and other influential organisations on new and developing areas of law; and writes for a variety of publications.

Adele has particular expertise in the law of discrimination, employment status, national minimum wage, working time, family leave and Employment Tribunal practice and procedure. She is one of the authors of Tolley’s Employment Law Service, published by LexisNexis UK, editing its content on Employment Tribunal practice and procedure.

Adele was appointed as an Employment Judge in 2011 and sits on Employment Tribunals in the North West of England region. Between 2014 and 2016 she was also assigned to sit as a Judge in the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum chamber).

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland in 2005, Adele spent nine years as a solicitor in private practice. She also taught on undergraduate and post-graduate degree courses at the University of Leeds School of Law.