Lianne Payne

Lianne Payne

Senior Associate


Lianne Payne is our Specialist Employment Law Solicitor and is the Head of Employment Law at Askews Legal LLP.

Lianne has over 12 years’ experience as a specialist employment solicitor, advising corporate clients on a broad range of employment law issues, including TUPE transfers, redundancies, settlement agreements and exit strategies, complex disciplinary and grievances matters, post termination restrictions and Employment Tribunals claims. Lianne is also very experienced in drafting bespoke contracts of employment and staff handbook policies and procedures.

Lianne regularly speaks on various employment law topics in the local area and provides training to the Firm’s clients as well as guest lecturing for some of the region’s leading Universities.

Lianne was previously a Partner at De Marco Hunter Solicitors, a niche employment law practice, based in Coventry. She attended Finham Park School in Coventry, before undertaking a Degree in Law & Criminology at Keele University and carrying out her post graduate studies in Bristol. Lianne trained with Penmans Solicitors in Coventry.

Lianne is passionate about competitive sports, homemade crafts, Christmas and all things Roald Dahl. When she isn’t working, she can be found teaching Taekwondo, playing Netball, holidaying in the Isle of Wight or spending time with her children. Lianne also has a keen interest in the local property market.

Lianne works Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and can be contacted by email on her non-working days.

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