Raoul Parekh works across all areas of employment law, including advisory, litigation and transactional support. He has a particular focus on assisting international clients with their UK and EMEA employment law challenges.

Raoul has significant experience of employment tribunal litigation, as well as High Court employee competition matters. He is also experienced in day-to-day HR support, including dealing with employee grievances and consultation processes, terminations and drafting contracts and policies. Raoul acts for several “professional employer organisations” (or PEOs), advising them on their UK and international employment compliance strategy and other issues.

Prior to joining GQ|Littler in June 2015, Raoul worked in Baker McKenzie’s London employment team, where he co-ordinated employment advice for international clients across EMEA and globally, as well as advising on UK matters. During this time, he also completed secondments to the in-house employment law teams at Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Chartered Bank.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Employment Lawyers Association


Named, Up and Coming

Chambers & Partners


News, Analysis & Press

The Littler 2021 European Employer Survey Report

Littler Report

November 10, 2021

Positive discrimination: the case for legal reform

The Law Society Gazette

August 5, 2021

Littler Global Guide - European Union - Q2 2021

Global Guide Quarterly

July 19, 2021

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q2 2021

Global Guide Quarterly

July 19, 2021

Employment tribunals have almost ground to a halt

Personnel Today

November 9, 2020

UK: Final Furlough FAQs


August 31, 2020

Labour Pains

The Law Society Gazette

July 27, 2020

Lessons from Asia in Unlocking Lockdown

People Management

May 21, 2020

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q1 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

April 15, 2020

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q4 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

January 22, 2020

From Food to Staff Uniforms, Ruling Will Be Felt

The Telegraph

January 4, 2020

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q3 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

October 16, 2019

Littler Global Guide - United Kingdom - Q1 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

April 15, 2019


Today's General Counsel

April 1, 2019

Speaking Engagements

Pay Equity Goes Global: How U.S. employers can tackle EMEA gender pay laws

May 29, 2019

You’re Fired! An Apples-to-Apples Comparison of the Employee Dismissal Process Across Key International Jurisdictions

February 27, 2018

Bar Admission

United Kingdom (England and Wales)