I am an experienced employment lawyer and a director and owner at Consilia Legal. Having set up Consilia Legal in 2014 I have contined to expand my practice advising a wide range of businesses, their HR teams, directors and shareholders on a variety of employment law issues. My loyal clients appreciate a down to earth and straight talking practical approach to the law and business strategy. I also deliver face to face and remote training for commercial clients , on behalf or IRIS software group and I am the chair of the Skipton branch of the CIPD North Yorkshire. I am also a director of Leeds Law Society and recently appointed to be the Employment Lawyers Association Representative for Yorkshire and the Humber.
I have a wealth of over 16 years experience advising both companies and individuals in relation to both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues
My principal aim is to provide practical legal advice to suit the individual and commercial needs of my clients in a timely and efficient manner.
Main areas of work include
Contract drafting and handbook advice TUPE advice Negotiating senior executive exit/termination packages Handling discrimination complaints Advising on directors Service Agreements Dispute Resolution Redundancy advice Strategic advice and assisting with complex restructures Employment Tribunal assistance and representation HR guidance Disciplinary and Grievance procedures Early conciliation Workplace Mediation Employment law training and development Whistleblowing specialism
I am a qualified work place mediator with a passion for resolving workplace disputes and avoiding litigation.
In addition I am also a visiting lecturer on the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School which keeps me up to date with all legal developments. I also provide regular webinars for which are attended by multinational organisations and a raft of other public and private bodies.