We are pleased to announce the arrival of Noella Gooden who has joined Grant Saw as a Lawyer within the Employment department.
Noella is a knowledgeable employment lawyer who specialises in a broad range of employment-related matters including workplace investigations, discrimination, whistleblowing, dismissal, redundancy, disciplinary procedures, contracts and handbooks, TUPE, and settlement agreements. Having worked in the not-for-profit sector, Noella is also familiar with Charity Commission oversight and safeguarding issues.
Noella graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Laws with honours, and qualified as a Solicitor in New South Wales, Australia in 2002. Noella subsequently spent eight years in practice in employment law at a medium-sized law firm, an Employer Association and the Rail department of the state government.
In 2010, Noella moved to the UK and worked as an Employment Lawyer for a large central London law firm and was seconded to a large technology firm where she advised on international employment law matters.
Noella most recently worked for a national charity who support disadvantaged and socially isolated families. Noella became a trustee for the Walthamstow Toy Library in 2018 and since 2020, has been the Chair of Trustees for this educational charity that strives to provide babies and children under the age of five with a stimulating and creative learning environment.
Michael Pope, Consultant Solicitor at Grant Saw, said “We are delighted to welcome Noella to the firm. Noella is an excellent Employment lawyer with a wide range of experience. Noella has the ability to build a great rapport with fellow colleagues and clients and will be a great addition to the team”.
Outside of work, alongside her charitable involvement, Noella enjoys travelling and reading.