I’m a senior associate solicitor working in the employment law team. I help my clients with the full range of employment-related matters including TUPE, defending tribunal proceedings, contractual matters and general employee relations and HR work.
I take a pro-active and enthusiastic approach to my work and take the time to get to know and understand the business of my clients. I am extremely focused on achieving the client’s ‘real’ objectives.
Diverse skillset advising SMEs, owner-managed businesses and organisations employing in excess of 1,500 staff across the UK
Manage day-to-day employment issues including disciplinary, capability and grievance procedures
Advise on employment implications of corporate transactions, including transfers of undertakings
Draft and review employment contracts, policies and procedures
Restructuring and redundancy advice
Defend unfair dismissal and discrimination tribunal claims
Present regularseminarson employment law for HR professionals, directors and business owners. (Please visit our events page to view forthcoming talks).
Advised on a high value business acquisition by a PLC
Advised on the consultation of employee’s subject to collective consultation legislation
Administering and coordinating a mass agreed resignation scheme for 120 local health authority employees
Secured a costs order against a vexatious claimant who failed to actively pursue their claim
Securing settlement of an unpaid wages claim, plus legal and tribunal fees.
Advising a national network of recruitment businesses on the employment law considerations involved in its acquisition of a €multi-million turnover business and in a substantial investment in a global recruitment consultancy.
"Without hesitation we would recommend Willans and Jenny Hawrot in particular for any complex employment matters.
"Thanks again for your help on this and getting this quickly settled. It’s been quite stressful but your input certainly made the journey much easier."
"I just wanted to send you an e-mail to let you know how wonderful and what a great support Jenny Hawrot has been.
We have had an unusually high volume of extremely difficult cases and I couldn’t have done it without her.
Her advice is spot on and the correspondence she has produced for us is always excellent. "
"Very quick and professional service, and very happy with the support received."
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