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Senior Associate, Employment
Julie is an employment law and HR specialist. She helps a variety of organisations manage all their employment law obligations. This ranges from drafting effective contracts and policies to govern the working relationship, including for volunteers and casual staff, to recommending the best way to resolve or manage disputes. Julie also advises regularly on the terms of settlement agreements for both employers and employees.
For the companies that Julie works with, she looks to provide practical, straightforward advice aimed at reducing the risk of facing employment litigation as a consequence of crucial business decisions and also ensuring they are appropriately protected with effective contracts and policies.
For individuals, Julie advises on the types of employment claims they may have or what risks they may have in pursuing possibly competing opportunities outside of their current employment.
Julie runs HR Exchange meetings with Michelle Bailey from People’s Essentials in Newbury for employers to come together to share ideas and experiences where they have been given HR responsibility and writes a quarterly employment update to help raise awareness of employment law developments.
Recent non-contentious work includes:
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In the 2019 Legal 500 Ranking, Julie was recommended in Employment and Health and Safety and was noted as being “hardworking, calm and user-friendly”.