Katee Dias

Senior Associate

Katee advises on all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious, from recruitment to the end of the employment relationship.

She has worked with clients across a range of sectors including hospitality and leisure, finance, media, construction, education, recruitment industry, retail and technology. Katee acts for both employers and employees.

Katee is experienced in advising on a wide range of issues including strategic and day-to-day HR advice, contract and policy drafting, Tribunal litigation (as well as appeals to the Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal), settlement agreements, discrimination issues, corporate due diligence, TUPE and outsourcing. She also writes and presents at client seminars/training events and writes for external publications, being noted as a "star writer" by The Lawyer.

Chambers and Partners 2012 and 2013 ranked Katee as an "Associate to watch" in the field of Employment. She has been highlighted for her "clear manner and realistic approach". Katee has also been recognised as a "super lawyer" by The Telegraph.


  • Impington International Sixth Form Centre
  • University of Warwick
  • Nottingham Law School


Katee completed her training contract at a large city firm (Simmons & Simmons, 2003 to 2005) and subsequently joined Goodman Derrick LLP in September 2005 as a newly qualified solicitor, specialising in employment law.


  • The Law Society
  • Employment Lawyers Association

Out of the office

Katee enjoys dancing, musical theatre, travel.

Legal Articles

Katee's legal articles are available here.