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Poppy Lucas

Managing Associate

Poppy Lucas is a Managing Associate in the Employment & Immigration group at Harbottle & Lewis LLP, specialising in employment and business immigration matters.

She advises both employers and senior executives on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. In particular, she has significant experience in advising on complex and high-value workplace disputes, redundancy processes, and performance management issues. Poppy also advises senior executives on all stages of the employment relationship from contractual terms on entry to negotiating exits.

In the area of immigration law, Poppy advises employers and individuals on the business aspects of immigration law and the right to work in the UK, particularly on sponsoring employees to work in the UK, visa applications, compliance with immigration duties, and the prevention of illegal working.

Poppy’s clients include both businesses and individuals predominantly within theatre, media & entertainment, sport, and financial services industries. She also advises start-up businesses or individuals engaging in start-up ventures.

Poppy has been described by clients as “very responsive” and “extremely approachable” with excellent communication skills, and her ability to provide a clear, practical solution has attracted particular praise.

She is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association (ELA) and the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA).