Elliot Hammer Partner and Head of Employment

Elliot is a seasoned litigator in the employment field, able to represent high profile clients in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”), High Court and Court of Appeal. Elliot’s legal practice consists of all manner of Equality Act claims (discrimination, victimisation, harassment, equal pay etc) and whistleblowing claims including automatic unfair dismissal and detriment claims. He can also advise and represent in Unfair Dismissal, Wrongful Dismissal, Constructive Dismissal and Breach of Contract Claims.

+44 (0) 20 7851 0120



He has a particular expertise in whistleblowing cases acting for and against high profile parties including international banks, hedge funds and NHS Trusts.

Away from work, Elliot enjoys reading philosophy and writing novels.

Before qualifying as a solicitor in England in 2014, Elliot qualified as a New York attorney-at-law in 2008.


  • Recent Career Highlights

    In July 2021 Elliot successfully changed the law relating to Constructive Harassment Dismissals.

    Elliot was “Times Lawyer of the week” and Law Society Gazette “Lawyer in the News” in September 2021 for successfully representing Mrs Sonia Appleby in her whistleblowing claim against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust.

    Elliot regularly appears in the national press for his commercial litigation and employment work.