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Emma O'Connor


“The two days spent in the training you delivered  were really instructive and enlightening, once again, thank you!”


“Emma's presentation style was fantastic, it was great to have a relaxed and informed style. Emma was incredibly knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed the two days.”


Emma is a Director and Head of HR Training in the Employment team. She designs and delivers employment law, leadership and development and compliance courses to HR teams, managers and wider employee populations. Emma also manages the team’s conferences, webinars and HR workshop programme. Recent training projects have included delivering performance management training to managers within a global IT company, delivering virtual investigation management training sessions to managers within the motor retail sector, preparing online GDPR compliance training for an international restaurant chain, delivering equality training to a global engineering firm and running a 2 day HR Masterclass for those new to HR.

Since qualifying in 2001 Emma has worked exclusively in employment law. As well as providing leadership and development services, Emma also advises clients on day to day HR and employment law issues, drafts employment contracts and policies and assists individuals with settlement agreements.  Emma spreads the message of employment law through client briefings and updates.  She is a regular speaker at conferences and webinars and is a contributor to legal and HR publications.  Emma is also the Employment team’s knowledge lawyer.

Emma is well known for providing clients with clear, plain-speaking, practical advice. As a trainer, she is engaging and focuses on providing delegates with key facts and practical solutions which can be implemented in their own organisations and teams.

Areas of expertise

  • Employment law
  • Employment and HR training
  • Employment and HR advice
  • Leadership and development
  • Knowledge management


  • LLB (Hons), Exeter University

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