Annabel Mackay advises on a broad range of employment issues, with a focus on contentious work. She has a particular interest in employment disputes in the financial services sector having spent 18 months on secondment to the legal teams of two investment banks. Annabel is regularly instructed by employers on high value discrimination and whistleblowing complaints with a regulatory aspect.

Annabel is ranked as an “Associate to Watch” in Chambers & Partners 2017 and recommended in Legal 500 which describes her as “knowledgeable and pleasant”. Chambers & Partners 2017 reports that clients admire that "she is incredibly hard-working and diligent, and she goes way beyond the call of duty."

In addition to employment work, Annabel advises clients from a range of sectors on compliance with equality laws in the provision of goods and services, particularly in relation to the reasonable adjustments duty. Annabel has assisted clients with equality audits and training to ensure compliance with the Equality Act 2010. She has also delivered training on this subject to the Employment Lawyers’ Association and the Building Societies’ Association.

Annabel is a regular commentator on employment matters and has been published by Croners, ELA Briefing, PLC, Personnel Today, New Law Journal, Compliance Monitor and Compliance Complete.

Annabel is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association Training Committee.

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  • Year Qualified



    Cambridge University, Churchill College


    Employment Lawyers’ Association


    BA (Hons) History
    GDL and LPC, College of Law