Lowri is a Partner in the Employment Department with over 20 years’ knowledge and hands-on experience of all aspects of employment law. She is a trusted adviser to some of the firm’s large commercial clients. Lowri’s role is to steer organisations through the complex world of employment law whilst providing practical solutions to difficult HR issues. Lowri also advises the public and third sector on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. She is the Head of the Information Law team and advises in connection with GDPR compliance and all aspects of data protection law and freedom of information.

Lowri enjoys dealing with tricky HR issues such as disciplinary and grievance matters, interpreting terms of employment and managing redundancy exercises. One of Lowri’s main areas of expertise is handling complex and high-value litigation, such as whistleblowing, discrimination and equal pay claims. An example of this is her leadership of a team advising an international bank on a multi-million-pound claim for whistleblowing. More recently she has been responsible for managing the defence of multiple equal pay claims for Local Authorities across Wales and in England. Lowri is also a renowned expert in information law and has trained clients and fellow practitioners on compliance with the GDPR. Lowri advises on all aspects data protection compliance, which includes dealing with employee data breaches and complex subject access requests from employees.

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What clients say

"Lowri is a highly astute partner with a very pleasing and reassuring manner. She is the ideal problem solver – highly intelligent but always practical in outlook and approach."

Legal 500 2024

"Lowri is greatly valued for her solutions orientation, flexibility and responsiveness to complex issues. She is a trusted advisor to our local and global leadership teams."

Nancy Cloutier Senior Vice President, Human Resources Public Markets and Private Wealth Fiera Capital

"Lowri is always friendly, pragmatic and straight-talking, which I value greatly."

Chambers & Partners 2024

"Lowri gives great advice across a range of employment matters and takes a pragmatic view balancing the law and the commercial requirements."

Chambers & Partners 2024

"Combining pragmatism and precision, Lowri Phillips takes the time to understand the context and the client, probing and questioning to make sure that the advice she gives and the solution she suggests are appropriate and workable."

Legal 500 2023

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