What do you focus on for your clients
I solve client’s employment and HR problems, assisting both businesses and individuals on difficult workplace situations, redundancies and other dismissals. I give clients advice on HR best practice, contracts and handbooks, as well as on under-performance, misconduct, TUPE. I carry out employment audits and work with clients across a range of sectors.
Tell us about your professional background
I spent over ten years at City law firm, Charles Russell Speechlys before joining Halebury in 2007. I have advised financial services organisations, business consultancies, estate offices, new brands, technology businesses, as well as helping employees and executives.
Tell us a bit about your working style and other interests
I work in partnership with the board, the senior management team or HR/financial professionals to resolve issues and improve workplaces. If I am working with an individual, I will work creatively with them to improve their situation in the workplace. I am also a professional law and current affairs writer under the name of Polly Botsford contributing to Legal Practice Magazine, Legal Cheek and other online and print publications. I am currently engaging with a number of legal academics to bring their work to the general public.