Lewis Kerr

Solicitor | Employment & Immigration

Lewis is a Solicitor in our Employment and Immigration team.

Lewis joined Capital Law in July 2021. Prior to joining Capital, Lewis trained and practiced in-house with Cardiff Council as an Employment & Education Lawyer.

Lewis advises clients throughout the education sector, from primary schools to universities, on day-to-day employment law issues, and represents both employers and employees in disputes, leading up to and including employment tribunal claims. Lewis also has experience in representing teachers and headteachers in regulatory proceedings in front of the Education Workforce Council, Wales’ education regulator.

Lewis assists with the employment aspects of corporate transactions and private equity investments, including employment due diligence, drafting employment contracts, director service agreements, consultancy agreements, and settlement agreements.

A fluent Welsh speaker, Lewis is happy to offer advice to clients through English and Welsh.


  • Corporate transactions
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Employment Tribunal litigation
  • Employment status
  • HR advice
  • Regulatory proceedings
  • Settlement agreements
  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal

Recent work

Advising Westbridge-backed APEM on its acquisition of NASH Maritime.

Advising WestBridge-backed APEM on its acquisition of Aspect Ecology.

Representing a special school in a complex disability discrimination claim. 

Representing a school headteacher in fitness-to-practice proceedings in front of the Education Workforce Council. 

NHS institution
Representing a group of claimants in a group action against an NHS institution for unpaid holiday pay, challenging the issue of worker status. 

Local authority
Regularly advising a local authority in Wales on a variety of employment law issues in relation to its primary and secondary schools. 

Multinational manufacturing company
Assisting on the employment aspects of the sale of a multinational manufacturing company. 

Manufacturing start-up
Assisting a manufacturing start-up company with preparing new contracts of employment for its staff members. 

Redundancy Process
Advising an industrial machinery installation company on a large redundancy process. 

Private equity funding
Advising several companies on the employment aspects of new private equity funding.


  • Welsh




  • Lewis has been outstanding in his handling of my case. He has always been very professional, and I felt very confident in him

    Private client