Debra Gers

Senior practice support lawyer
Contact details

07947 213646

029 2068 6164

Debra is the Senior Practice Support Lawyer for the Employment, Pensions, Benefits and Immigration (EPBI) Group. She monitors key cases and legislative developments in both the UK and EU and provides legal updates to clients on topical issues as well as future developments.

Main areas of practice

Debra is responsible for the EPBI Group’s client and public employment training programme, including the Employment Clubs and helps public and private sector clients across the country to comply with the challenges of employment law. Debra has significant experience in providing training for a wide range of clients in the private sector as well as the education, health and social housing sectors.

She devises and presents training seminars across a broad spectrum of employment law issues and utilises a range of training materials from case studies, PowerPoint presentations, role plays and quizzes. Debra takes a very interactive approach to training to ensure key employment topics are covered in an informative and practical way.

Debra is responsible for writing employment law articles for the EPBI quarterly Newsletters and is a regular contributor of articles on employment law developments for HR publications such as People Management and HR Review and for regional media such as the Western Mail.

Debra is a regular speaker at legal conferences and external events. These include the White Paper Conference, Cardiff Business Week and Business in the Community.

Debra has a BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection.

Debra is a volunteer at the Cardiff Employment Law Clinic.

Expertise

Career

Debra gained a BA Hons (2:1) at King’s College at the University of London. She then completed her CPE and Law Society Finals at Lancaster Gate at the College of Law. She qualified in 1988.

Contact details

07947 213646

029 2068 6164

Memberships
  • ELA Association
  • Law Society Diversity Forum

Insights by Debra


articles

7 February - Debra Gers

Suffering harassment at work can cause long-term harm for individuals but there are implications for employers too, particularly in relation to productivity and risk to reputation. Guidance has recently been...

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18 December - Debra Gers

From inappropriate fancy dress to office party antics, our employment experts discuss how HR professionals can best navigate the festive season. What potential legal issues should an employer consider when...

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11 October - Debra Gers

EU nationals living and working in the UK are increasingly anxious about what the future holds. There has been an unlawful suspension of Parliament, the so-called Benn Act requires the...

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