Partner and head of the Manchester Employment team of 11 lawyers.
She qualified in 1985 and specialises in employment law, involving both contentious and non-contentious work. She is personally acknowledged in Legal 500 and Chambers Legal Directory as an expert in the field. She advises on all aspects of employment law including employment tribunals – unfair dismissal, sex[***] race and disability claims, board room disputes, executive severances, TUPE issues etc.
She undertakes extensive training and lecturing in employment law both for DLA Advance the training division of DLA (about 20-30 public courses per year) and also in-house for a number of clients and contacts, most recently for AstraZeneca on the implementation of its new policies and TUPE, TNT UK Limited, London TEC Council, Manchester Metropolitan University, Greater Manchester Police, Manchester City Council and a number of other local and public bodies.
Degree: Modern History
Date of admission as solicitor: 1985