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Rena Magdani

Partner & National Head of Employment, Pensions & Immigration | Leicester

"Rena Magdani has been an excellent person to work with – her knowledge, experience and expertise, along with being extremely responsive, is really appreciated."
The Legal 500, 2024

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About Rena

Rena is a Partner and National Head of our Employment, Pensions & Immigration Team. She leads our team of talented, commercially-minded lawyers across our offices, who put excellent client service at the centre of everything we do.

She has over 22 years’ experience of providing commercial, pragmatic employment advice to private and public sector clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including discrimination, equal pay, unfair dismissal, TUPE, redundancy, business restructures and she provides strategic employment advice to senior management teams and boards.

Rena conducts her own advocacy in the employment tribunal and has a proven track record in successfully defending clients in complex multi-day hearings. She regularly speaks at seminars and provides bespoke training for clients.

Rena is listed as a Recommended Lawyer and recognised as a Leading Lawyer in The Legal 500 (2024 edition) for Employment since 2011. Rena is recognised as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition).


  • Employment Lawyers Association

Notable work & expertise


  • SHM

    “Rena has acted for DPD Group UK Ltd for over 21 years. I have been with DPD Group throughout that time and myself and my team have worked closely...

    Sharon Hughes MCIPD, Director

    People and Talent

  • CF

    "Rena provides excellent professional employment advice to AVG. Her technical knowledge, pragmatic approach and speed of response is impressive. I...

    Christophe Francois, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary


  • "All individuals contacted have excellent skills and knowledge. I have worked with the Partner Rena Magdani for many years and I never had any prob...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • “Great relationship and knowledge of our business.” “Rena's advice and support has been excellent, providing a rounded view on often complex issues...

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Rena's advice and support has been excellent, providing a rounded view on often complex issues and always providing a responsive service.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • "Rena Magdani is an outstanding lawyer"

    The Legal 500, 2023

  • “Rena has consistently provided excellent advice and support in a responsive manner. I have frequently recommended Rena to colleagues.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2023

  • "Rena Magdani is extremely trustworthy, and can be relied on at all times. Her knowledge, commercial pragmatism and attention to detail are very mu...

    The Legal 500, 2022

  • "Rena Magdani is very professional, fair and commercial with her approach. Rena enables me to think about a different approach whilst ensuring that...

    The Legal 500, 2022

  • "Rena Magdani is a very dedicated partner with scrupulous attention to detail."

    The Legal 500, 2022

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