Alex is a
solicitor in the Thames Valley employment team, and has significant experience
in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.
represented numerous employer and employee clients in employment tribunal claims,
including for unfair dismissal, discrimination and unlawful deductions from
wages, providing advocacy at both preliminary and final hearings.
of the tribunal arena, Alex provides clients with pragmatic legal advice on company
management decisions involving employees, frequently in difficult situations where
an individual’s employment could be coming to an end. Alex also provides
support in relation to corporate transactions and data protection issues, where
there are employment aspects to these.
Alex is a
regular speaker at Shoosmiths’ employment updates and seminars, and has
delivered employment law training to HR departments and line managers on topics
such as disciplinary investigations and sickness absence.
After originally graduating with a degree in Classics and training at a
firm in the East Midlands, Alex joined Shoosmiths on qualification in