Charlotte advises on all aspects of employment law covering a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious matters with particular expertise in all aspects of acquisitions, disposals and outsourcing including the effect of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006. In particular she has been involved in advising on the complex retender of IT services for a national client including drafting employment provisions in the contract for services.

She also has particular expertise in advising on issues arising from the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 both from an employment and commercial perspective.

Charlotte has in-house experience working on secondment for a postal services provider, in particular she was required to advise in a highly unionised environment in relation to all aspects of employment law, including to day to day industrial relations, unlawful strikes (including seeking injunctive relief) and amendments to collective agreements as well as maintaining a flexible and dynamic workforce.

Experience
Examples of experience include advising:
  • In relation to national logistics and warehousing outsourcing arrangements
  • On a corporate restructure of a global company with international TUPE implications
  • In relation to large scale redundancy issues including collective consultation
  • National clients in relation to the application of collective agreements and in relation to planned and unlawful industrial action
  • A global auto-finance company on the implications of TUPE arising out of a global outsourcing of the IT function and drafting and negotiating complex warranties and indemnities and providing Human Resources support throughout the process.

Charlotte regularly speaks at the Employment Club briefings and at client training events, particularly on the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 in relation to outsourcing. She is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.