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Browne Jacobson promotes Emma Capper to firmwide head of employment

Browne Jacobson promotes Emma Capper to firmwide head of employment


Emma Capper, with over two decades of experience, appointed to lead Browne Jacobson's Employment team

Browne Jacobson, a prominent law firm operating in the UK and Ireland, has announced the appointment of Emma Capper as the new firmwide Head of Employment. With a career spanning more than 20 years, Emma brings a wealth of expertise in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters across various sectors.

Emma's journey with Browne Jacobson began in 2023 when she joined the employment team at the firm's Birmingham office. Since then, she has demonstrated exceptional skills and leadership, positioning herself as a valuable asset within the organisation. In her expanded role, Emma will provide oversight to the 60-strong Employment team spread across Browne Jacobson's seven offices.

Expressing her excitement about her new responsibilities, Emma Capper stated, "I am thrilled to take up the role as practice head across the firm and I look forward to spearheading the growth of the employment practice even further." Her dedication to advancing the firm's employment practice reflects her commitment to excellence and client service.

Throughout her career, Emma has amassed extensive experience advising both UK and international businesses on a wide range of employment law matters. This includes handling large-scale restructuring, resolving employment disputes, managing board-level exits, overseeing cross-border projects, and conducting investigations. Her expertise extends to advising on the employment aspects of domestic and international corporate transactions, demonstrating her versatility and strategic acumen.

Jonathan Tardif, Head of Business and Professional Risk at Browne Jacobson, expressed confidence in Emma's ability to lead the Employment team effectively. He remarked, "For many years our employment practice has seen significant growth across our core sectors. As we enter the team’s next phase of development, we are attracting exciting senior talent to the team, with more planned." Tardif emphasised the firm's commitment to nurturing talent and driving growth, with Emma's appointment serving as a testament to their strategic vision.

Emma Capper's elevation to the role of Firmwide Head of Employment signifies Browne Jacobson's continued focus on excellence and leadership in employment law. As she assumes her new responsibilities, Emma is poised to steer the Employment team towards new heights of success, further cementing Browne Jacobson's reputation as a leading legal provider in the UK and Ireland.