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Pam is an experienced Employment lawyer who advises on the full spectrum of employment/HR issues and is based at our Birmingham Office.

Upon joining the firm in 2013, Pam set up a team of lawyers specialising in employment law acting principally for employers, owner managers and senior executives. She works closely with  James Leo, Employment Partner, in leading the team.

Pam provides clear and pragmatic advice to clients and provides bespoke solutions.

She acts for UK based clients, as well as those headquartered overseas including Europe and the US.

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Pam's credentials

All employment law areas such as redundancies & restructures, TUPE, restrictive covenants & confidentiality matters,  complex disciplinary and grievance matters, discrimination, family friendly rights and business immigration. She acts for employers and senior employees on exits and settlement packages.

Pam conducts extensive advisory work for a number of key Wilkes clients who rely on her for advice on strategic and sensitive employment law issues. Pam is also a successful tribunal advocate and represents her clients in the employment tribunal.

Successfully resolved a complex, multi-jurisdictional injunction action brought in the High Court in London involving a breach of post termination restrictive covenants by a former senior employee based in Dubai but working for a UK based employer.

Advised senior leadership on handling of a detailed and sensitive grievance investigation instigated by multiple staff alleging harassment against the Chief Executive Officer, as well as as ensuing disciplinary and dismissal processes and handling of public relations statements internally and externally.

Detailed guidance to overseas headquartered UK company on the closure of its UK office and ensuing employee redundancy/restructure programme.

Advised an employer on TUPE issues arising from change of contractors and supply contracts.

Training senior managers and HR personnel on equality and diversity issues and other topics.

Employment Lawyers Association


  • Pam advised on a highly complex and sensitive matter. Her advice was excellent. Through her involvement, we reached a successful outcome that significantly reduced the Association’s financial exposure. She showed great support to the Association and its senior officers at a challenging time.

    - Graham Lymn (Interim CEO) & Abi Pattenden (President), National Association of Funeral Directors

  • Pam Sidhu has been our sole trusted legal adviser on UK employment law issues for the last approximately 6 years. She has advised on the full spectrum of employment law issues from day to day HR matters to more complex and highly sensitive matters. She collaborated very well with our team in the UK and has worked closely with our headquarters in Rotterdam. I have found her to be a very skilled professional, who gives solid advice. Pam is always quick in her responses and I have enjoyed our cooperation.

    - Jacomien Drost, HR Manager, Eneco Headquarters, Netherlands

  • Pam advised on employment law issues in relation to some difficult and complex negotiations.  I am in no doubt that we would not have achieved it without Pam’s help and expertise. I enjoyed working with Pam; her advice was at all times clear, comprehensive and to the point.

    - M Malcolm, General Secretary, Sales Staff Association