Abigail trained with the firm and qualified into the Employment Department in September 2018.
Abigail works predominantly with commercial clients but also has experience of working with a number of local authorities and housing associations, advising across a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters.
Abigail has experience of running Employment Tribunal proceedings in claims for unfair dismissal, whistleblowing and discrimination.
She also provides advice on day-to-day HR issues, including sickness absence management, performance issues and handling disciplinary and grievance issues. She often undertakes independent investigations into discipline and grievance matters as well as providing hands-on support in relation to restructures and TUPE transfers.
As a regular speaker at external seminars, Abigail also holds bespoke in-house training sessions with a number of clients across a range of sectors.
Abigail is committed to providing practical advice to the employment issues faced by clients. Having undertaken her training contract with the commercial departments in the firm, she is able to offer a comprehensive commercial approach to employment law issues.
Abigail has a particular expertise in the construction sector often advising on issues surrounding employment status of contractors and workers. She has also acted in a number of tribunal proceedings for clients in the construction sector, successfully defending claims of constructive unfair dismissal and discrimination.