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Jenny Hawrot

Jenny Hawrot (she/her) LLB (Hons)


I’m a partner 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.

I am a recognised rising star by national guide, The Legal 500.

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Key skills

  • 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 regular seminars on employment law for HR professionals, directors and business owners. (Please visit our events page to view forthcoming talks).

Experience highlights

  • 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.
  • "Thank you for all your support and exceptional service, responsiveness and for understanding our business so well to advise quickly and confidently. Knowing you are always there to guide and support our decisions is invaluable."
    Jennie Thomas - HR Director, Dean Close Foundation
  • "Without hesitation we would recommend Willans and Jenny Hawrot in particular for any complex employment matters. "
    Client feedback
  • "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."
    Client feedback
  • "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. "
    Client feedback
  • "Very quick and professional service, and very happy with the support received."
    Client feedback
  • "The service we receive from Jenny Hawrot is excellent. She takes the time to thoroughly understand our business and culture and her advice and support to us is invaluable."
    The Legal 500
  • The Legal 500 recommended lawyer 2020
  • The Legal 500 rising star 2021
  • The Legal 500 rising star 2022
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Jenny Hawrot LLB (Hons) can help you with a range of services

Employment & business immigration
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Business immigration
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Difficult employees
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Employment disputes
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Fixed fee legal support
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Redundancies & transfers
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Training solutions
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