Ella Bond

Senior Employment Law Solicitor

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Ella joined Harper James as a Senior Solicitor in January 2020, having previously worked at top 50 West Midlands law firm Shakespeares (now Shakespeare Martineau). Having qualified in 2007, she is highly experienced in the field of Employment Law, working with a vast range of clients from start-ups to large national and multi-national companies.

Ella provides practical and commercially focused advice and assistance in relation to a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters which arise throughout the course of the employment relationship and beyond. Practice areas covered include:

  • Recruitment
  • Disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Discrimination
  • Restructures and redundancy exercises
  • Senior employee exits
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Managing Employment Tribunals
  • Managing Sickness Absence
  • TUPE
  • The application of IR35
  • Data Subject Access Requests
  • The Modern Slavery Act
  • Drafting documentation including Service Agreements and Policies

Ella has particular experience of working with clients in the following sectors:

  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality
  • Finance
  • Retail
  • Care

Outside of work Ella enjoys ski-ing and going on breaks to the coast with her family.

Ella has also taken part in our Spotlight on a Solicitor series, sharing her journey into law and proudest career moments. Read the interview to hear about her life in law.  


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Experience of your team and how they make it simple to understand the options and what is required. Value for money.
Paul Smith COO, Incuto
I also know that when there is change in any employment law, I will be made aware of this by Ella and her team and we will be supported in updating our handbook accordingly. That’s really reassuring.
Robert Burch CEO, Verdel Instruments Ltd

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Senior Employment Law Solicitor

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