Jayne is an experienced employment lawyer who delivers pragmatic, commercially focused advice to clients in the public and private sector, including retail, manufacturing, rail and transport, Higher Education, NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and educational establishments.
Jayne advises on all areas of employment law and has particular experience of guiding clients through change management programmes, including workforce re-designs, complex restructures, redundancies and TUPE processes.
Jayne represents clients before the Employment Tribunal which includes claims of whistleblowing and complex discrimination (including sex, race, age, and disability discrimination as well as failure to make reasonable adjustments), unfair dismissal, unlawful deductions from wages, and breach of contract. This includes multi day hearings during which Jayne has conducted the advocacy on behalf of the client.
She also has significant experience of advising on complex grievances, disciplinary investigations and dismissals of employees and senior executives. Her experience before the Employment Tribunal makes Jayne particularly well placed to provide tactical advice to clients in this area.
Jayne has advised a range of clients across different industries on worker status issues including IR35 which is an area of particular interest to her.
Jayne is a speaker at the Firm's national seminars' and delivers client training on all aspects of employment law.
"Jayne has been superb in helping me with a recent employment issue. I don't believe we would have achieved the desired result had it not been for her clear concise advice. Not only was it professional but delivered in a friendly helpful manner. A pleasure to work with."
"Jayne is an exceptional support to our company. She has the rare talent of being able to communicate, advise and guide through employment law clearly and effectively, whilst applying true commercial perspective."
"Jayne and I worked together on the winning side of an employment tribunal. She was extremely diligent, well prepared and presented our case really well. She works with energy and determination. I enjoyed working with Jayne and recommend her strongly."
"I thoroughly recommend Jayne who is a hard-working, highly talented and personable professional. In the time I was fortunate to work with her she delivered a first class and timely service. She led on the hardest employment tribunal I have had in 20 years. Throughout she was always one step ahead and the successful result had a significantly positive impact on the wider organisation "