Our lawyers - Selene Holden


"Thank you so much for your support and advice throughout, you have been brilliant and a real rock"

Client testimonial



Selene Holden is a solicitor and partner, heading up Greene & Greene’s employment law team. Selene qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and has as a Masters’ Degree in employment law. She has over 14 years’ experience in employment law.


Selene advises and represents clients on all areas of employment law. She has extensive experience of advising and representing clients in complex litigation and is a tough negotiator.


She is recognised the Legal 500 as a recommended lawyer and as a Notable practitioner in Chambers and Partners.


Clients say: "She tells it like it is and I have total confidence in her, which makes decision-making easier."


One remarks that “extremely supportive and non-judgemental” department head Selene Holden “takes the time to truly understand clients’ business culture and build an effective business relationship”


Recent examples of work include:


Comprehensive review of a company’s employment documentation;

Preparation of Directors' Service Agreements, including advice on restrictive covenants;

Advice about how to resolve a dispute between an employee and her manager, where the employee had gone off on long term sick

Maternity advice, covering provision of bonus payments during the maternity leave period;

Advising a director and shareholder of a company who was being exited from the company;

Providing practical advice about how to manage the departure of a senior employee from the organisation where there was a potential age discrimination claim;

Successful defence of an employer who, having dismissed an employee for gross misconduct, was sued in the Employment Tribunal.

Advice to an employee who was bullied at work, resulting in a tax-free settlement of over £130,000;

Representation of an employee who was unfairly dismissed from his employment, with the result that he would never again work in that industry. Securing a significant sum in compensation.


Selene is qualified solicitor and also a Notary Public.


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  UK Chambers and Partners 2017  

The Legal 500 UK 2019



Selene Holden

Selene Holden Ltd



Employment law

Notary public

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