Alice Loughney

Alice is a Senior Associate in the Employment, Labour and Equalities Team. She provides specialist advice on the full range of employment issues, with a focus on helping clients to find practical and cost-effective solutions to often emotive and complex situations.

Alice recently spent six months on secondment to an international airline, where she acted as an in-house employment lawyer and senior manager in the Employee Relations team. She continues to draw on her experience from working with a wide range of clients including technology start-ups, multi-national corporates and public sector bodies.

Alice's experience ranges from defending high profile employment claims, to advising on sensitive restructuring exercises, to helping clients avoid and resolve everyday employment problems. She also regularly delivers training sessions and workshops to help legal and HR teams keep up to speed with compliance and best practice on issues from sexual harassment to GDPR.


  • Successfully represented a global technology company in protecting its confidential information, which was at risk of misuse by its former CEO. This included bringing High Court injunctive proceedings and ultimately achieving settlement of the case on favourable terms.
  • Advised a multi-national corporation on the sale of a factory, including advising on complex TUPE issues and negotiating settlement agreements for 130 employees.
  • Helped household names across the technology, retail and construction sectors to implement GDPR-compliant HR practices, policies and training programmes.
  • Represented a local authority in a long-running claim by multiple litigants claiming to have transferred under TUPE from elsewhere in the public sector following a national reorganisation.
  • Designed and delivered an anti-harassment training programme for a financial services firm in the wake of the #metoo movement.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2019

    • Career
      July 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), senior associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      January 2016
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
  • 2015

    • Career
      September 2015
      Capsticks LLP, solicitor
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2013

    • Career
      September 2013
      Capsticks LLP, trainee
  • 2011

    • Education
      University of Oxford, BA Jurisprudence (Law)