Jillian Naylor is a partner in Linklaters’ employment and incentives group in London with particular expertise in contentious and advisory employment matters. She is described as ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and ‘absolutely brilliant and superb’ in her area in The Legal 500 and Chambers directories.
Jillian advises her clients on their most sensitive employee relations issues including whistleblowing and discrimination issues, senior and executive level appointments and terminations, and employment aspects of internal and regulatory investigations, as well as performance, conduct and culture issues that arise within a regulatory environment.
Jillian regularly manages employment litigation in the High Court and employment tribunals as well as using methods of alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and conciliation to resolve disputes. She frequently advises clients on the commercial strategies associated with such processes. Jillian has considerable expertise advising clients on whistleblowing matters. Jillian is a ‘thought leader’ in the whistleblowing space and has been involved in leading the firm’s ‘Listen Up’ campaign, which aims to focus the whistleblowing discussions on internal behaviours and responses to whistleblowing. As part of this, Jillian produced an e-Learning module with Protect (formerly known as Public Concern at Work). Jillian is also a regular commentator, blogger and speaker on such issues.