Founder of Loch Employment Law in 2007, Pam Loch is a dual qualified English and Scottish lawyer with extensive experience in employment law and HR having worked with global and regional law firms during her career as an employment lawyer. Pam is ranked in Chambers UK 2017 as a Leading Individual in Employment Law and the Firm is also ranked in Chambers and Legal 500 as a Leading Firm. As well as advising organisations in the private and public sector, she advises many law firms and lawyers as well as other professionals and sectors.
The areas she advises on include:
- All forms of documents governing relationships in the workplace including service agreements, contracts, handbooks, policies and procedures
- Managing and exiting staff
- Discrimination in the workplace
- Dealing with disputes with workers and industrial disputes involving trade unions
- Information and consultation obligations
- TUPE and cross border issues
- Restrictive covenants and protecting confidential information
- The employment implications of restructuring businesses
- Mergers and acquisitions
Pam is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) and is currently a representative in the South East for the ELA. She is also an accredited mediator helping businesses to limit the damage and avoid costly litigation from disputes in the workplace.
“Intuitive, intelligent and strategic” – Chambers UK 2017
She regularly contributes to articles and books on employment law in local and national newspapers and trade publications such as Personnel Today, Jordan Publishing, Workplace Law and International Workplace. She appears frequently on the BBC and ITV, local and national news and is a regular guest on BBC Radio Kent as an expert in employment law.
Pam has previously served as President of the Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and District Law Society and West Kent Chamber of Commerce.
Pam is also the Managing Director of the Loch Associates Group incorporating four distinct specialisms through Loch Employment Law, HR Advise Me which provides retained or ad-hoc HR support to employers, Loch Health who undertake employee wellness checks and provides First Aid Training and Loch Mediation which is designed to assist businesses resolve conflicts quickly. As a visionary Pam established the Loch Associates Group to cover the breadth of issues that you are likely to face in HR recognising that People are our Business as well as yours.