Emma specialises in advising on day to day employment law issues. Her experience includes defending Employment Tribunal claims in a wide variety of areas including unfair dismissal, all aspects of discrimination law including equal pay, and conducting her own advocacy in an Employment Tribunal. She also has experience of county court litigation and the enforcement of restrictive covenants and confidentiality obligations.
In addition to employment litigation, Emma advises on all aspects of non-contentious employment law including drafting policies and procedures, employment contracts and service agreements for senior employees, negotiating severance packages, the employment aspects of corporate transactions, business reorganisations, TUPE issues on outsourcings and property transactions, and the employment issues associated with apprenticeship schemes. She also delivers client training on a wide variety of employment law topics and has experience of international employment issues including managing the legal aspects of cross-jurisdictional restructures. In March 2013, Emma undertook a secondment to Eversheds’ Paris office to forge relations with her French counterparts.
Emma is also an immigration specialist, advising on a broad range of immigration issues in relation to both employees and students including right to work checks, sponsorship issues, obtaining visas for overseas nationals and preparing clients for immigration audits.
Emma has experience of advising clients from a wide variety of sectors including organisations from the financial services, rail, energy and facilities management sectors, education institutions and NHS Trusts.
Emma speaks a high level of French and German and has an intermediate knowledge of Spanish.
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