Claire is an associate based in the Manchester office with over 15 years experience of advising on employment law matters. She acts for a variety of employers across all sectors particularly social housing, health and owner managed businesses.
Claire has broad experience in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious advice. She is an experienced transactional lawyer and has a wealth of experience working with our corporate, commercial and insolvency teams on acquisitions, disposals and a variety of restructuring and outsourcing projects including complex multi-million pound public sector procurement exercises and outsourcing contracts.
On the contentious side, Claire is an experienced advocate in the Employment Tribunal and has acted for a wide range of clients in the successful defence of complex claims including for discrimination and whistleblowing.
Claire regularly delivers training at both Weightmans events and in house to clients. She also takes a lead role in managing and running the Employment Twitter feed.
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