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Lisa Guscott
Director & Head of Employment Law
Employment Law Personal Injury Trade Union Law

Lisa is a Solicitor and Director at Watkins & Gunn. Lisa is Head of Employment and HR Services and also specialises in Personal Injury Law. Lisa assists in the running of the firm through her role as Partner, to help innovate, sustain growth and create new opportunities for our loyal and talented staff.


Lisa qualified as a Solicitor in 2006. Although, she joined us in 2003, working one day a week whilst studying the LPC (Legal Practice Course). In 2004, after completing the LPC, she became a paralegal before secured a training contract with us. Her time is split equally between Employment Law and Personal Injury work.

Employment Law – Lisa is our Head of Employment Law and HR Services. She is a highly regarded Employment Lawyer who deals with complex Trade Union matters from Industrial Action to disputes regarding the internal workings of Unions. She also deals with unfair/constructive dismissal cases, Settlements Agreements,  complex TUPE disputes and discrimination claims and she advises on a wide range of employment issues to larger organisations. She has been intrinsic in developing our Employment and HR offering to businesses across South Wales and beyond. Lisa regularly delivers presentations and training to unions and employers in relation to employment matters.

Personal Injury – Lisa is a Member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and is accredited as a Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).  She is also named as a key personal injury lawyer in the Legal 500 2022 – a highly regarded directory of rankings that is based on independently researched client opinion and that of other legal professionals.  Throughout her career Lisa has dealt with many high value Personal Injury cases, both individually and as part of a team, including complex industrial disease claims and personal injury claims against the Police. She has also dealt with complex professional negligence claims.

Professional Qualifications

  • LL.B (Hons) Degree
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC)
  • Lisa trained as a solicitor at Watkins & Gunn.

Professional Memberships

  • The Law Society of England & Wales
  • Member of the Employment Lawyers Association
  • Senior Litigator, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Member of The Law Society of England & Wales’ Personal Injury Panel
Contact Details
01495 533135