Claire is an Employment Solicitor working in our employment law team since 2017. Claire has experience working with a variety of businesses and individuals on a wide range of employment law and HR services.
After graduating from the University of Hull in 2006, Claire completed the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at the College of Law in Chester, later qualifying as a Solicitor in 2009.
Claire guides employers and employees through the complexities of HR and employment law to ensure that each matter is resolved in the best possible way for them. She aims to comprehensively understand the business of her clients in order to provide each client with proactive and personable advice which is commercially focused, cost-effective and tailored to their individual needs. Claire provides outsourced employment law and HR services to clients without internal HR or legal departments, as well as those with already established HR and legal departments.
The services offered include drafting and preparing bespoke contracts of employment and staff handbooks, advising on day to day HR enquires such as capability, sickness and performance management issues, restructuring and redundancy procedures including any TUPE issues which may arise, and disciplinary, grievance and dismissal procedures. Claire also advises on matters that involve discrimination considerations and acts for clients through Employment Tribunal proceedings in addition to advising on Settlement Agreements and assisting with settlement negotiations.