Liz is a senior solicitor in the employment practice, advising both organisations and individuals on issues including redundancy and unfair dismissal, discrimination, contractual arrangements, and settlement agreements.
Her work includes advocacy and mediation of tribunal claims, and she specialises in complex advisory work.
Liz has been instrumental in analysing and advising on workplace issues arising from the pandemic. She also provides extensive advice on data protection compliance in an employment context – including the handling of special category data and international data transfers.
Prior to joining Clarkslegal, Liz gained invaluable commercial experience from working in non-legal roles – including in financial services, the construction industry and higher education. She trained in the City and qualified into corporate law before specialising in employment law.
Liz’s wide experience enables her to identify and assist with clients’ diverse needs and provide legally-robust solutions that make sense in the real world.
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- 29 June 2022
Determining Employment status: The NHS Dentist Case
In this podcast listen to the case of Sejpal v Rodericks Dental Limited, which focuses on the status of a dentist and was heard by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), tried to offer some clarity on how the tests for employment status should be applied.
- 22 June 2022
EAT clarifies worker test in latest status decision
Employment status and how it is determined has been an issue that has vexed the courts recently, with cases in both the employment and tax tribunals.
- 20 June 2022
6 ways to lawfully cover workers on strike
A strike is underway which is being dubbed the biggest rail strike in modern history. So what can employers, whose workers are due to strike, do to cover the tasks of the striking workers?
- 17 June 2022
What are employer’s obligations during a heatwave?
During the summer, employers can come across employee issues relating to the heat and hot weather. How can employers handle hot weather and what are employer obligations during a heatwave?
- 14 June 2022
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts – FAQ’s
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts usually try to prevent an employee acting in a certain way after they have left employment. The most common are those preventing the employee from working in a competing business (non-compete) or soliciting clients and/or staff (non-solicitation).
- 26 May 2022
HSE finds college broke Covid-19 health and safety rules
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is responsible for regulating and enforcing safety in the workplace. Following the tragic death of Donna Coleman, a teacher who worked at Burnley College, the University and College Union (UCU) raised Covid-19 health and safety concerns with the college and the HSE.