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A bit about me

It’s the people-focused nature of employment law that makes me so passionate about my job. On a daily basis, I work collaboratively as an extension to your team, helping you to achieve your objectives by supporting you to solve problems and difficult staffing issues.

I work with employers across a number of sectors but my main focus is on education. In particular, I support independent schools, academies and maintained schools, and sector organisations like the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association, the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools and the Association of Governing Bodies of Independent Schools.

I’ve been commended for my pragmatic advice and I work hard to combine that professionalism with a personable approach. I’m very easy to deal with, though I won’t sit on the fence, advising you on a particular course of action based on my experience and your requirements.

I care about helping individuals, businesses and, in particular, schools to achieve their aims, objectives and potential. As part of this, I regularly speak at education sector events and provide training to clients on difficult employment issues.

Outside work, I love to spend time with my family and to keep fit by attempting to play football and tennis.

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If there is a problem, act early and tackle it head on.

Keep a paper trail (but be prepared to justify what you say).

Don’t rush to conclusions – the situation may have more to it than you think at first.

Where I work

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Expert training to keep schools up to date

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The Supreme Court decision in the Harpur Trust v Brazel case

Holiday Entitlement and Pay for Part-Year Workers: Practical Guidance On 20 July 2022, the Supreme…

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KCSIE 2022: safer recruitment – the use of online searches

The latest version of the statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) has now…

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Forstater v CGD: Gender critical views – a philosophical belief?

Background In 2019, tax expert Maya Forstater lost her position at the Centre for Global…

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Harpur Trust v Brazel: When can we expect the Supreme Court decision?

Schools are eagerly anticipating the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) in the case of…

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Dismissal for Covid-19 vaccination refusal found to be fair

Unsurprisingly, we have seen a deluge of decisions coming through from the employment tribunals relating…

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Temporary change to Statutory Sick Pay Regulations - advice for schools

From 17 December 2021 until 26 January 2022, an amendment has been made to Statutory…

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Watch now: Managing Sickness Absence Webinar

Managing sickness absence is always a key challenge for schools, but particularly at the moment…

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Watch now: Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 Essential Update webinar

In September this year, the final version of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance…

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Employee unfairly dismissed after raising Covid-19 related health and safety concerns

The Employment Tribunal in Scotland has ruled that an employee was unfairly dismissed for raising…

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