Lidia Poczok

Of Counsel

Lidia is Of Counsel and co-head of Bristows’ employment law team. She has considerable experience in advising on the employment law aspects of cross-border acquisitions and disposals and outsourcings, both from a supplier and customer perspective and providing practical assistance in drafting and presenting information for employee consultations. In addition, Lidia also regularly advises employers of all sizes (both blue-chip companies and multi-national financial institutions to IT start-ups) on general HR and employment related matters including redundancy and re-organisation programmes, disciplinary matters, board level appointment and departures and the applicability and enforceability of collective agreements. Lidia’s practice encompasses most areas of employment related work, including drafting new contracts, policies and handbooks.

Much of Lidia’s recent work has been for US employers particularly from the pharmaceutical and IT tech fields.

Lidia regularly undertakes client training and speaks at external seminars and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and Industrial Law Society.


  • LLB , University College London
  • LPC, The College of Law, London
  • Qualified 2001

What others say

"‘Well-informed’ of counsel Lidia Poczok has been assisting Capgemini with TUPE issues, as well as redundancy and restructuring matters." Legal 500 2017
"Lidia Poczok (who is ‘a delight’)." Legal 500 2016
"Lidia is a star - practical, incisive, strategic - knows how best to take steps with employees to ensure the organisation's interests are protected - and a delight to work with as she is so personable." Clare McConnell, commercial adviser at Genomics England Ltd

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