Matthew joined the firm in 2016 from a specialist trade union law firm in Sheffield. He has specialised in employment law for over 5 years and earlier in his career he worked for the large national firm Beachcroft, which means that he has experienced employment law from the perspective of the employer as well as the employee. His current focus is on advising employees on settlement agreements, tribunal claims and disciplinary matters and he also assists with advising our employer clients, particularly those in the education sector. Whilst Matthew was born and bred in Yorkshire he completed his Legal Practice Course in Manchester.
Rachel joined us in 2011 having qualified as a solicitor in 1999. She worked for Eversheds for a number of years and has a lot of experience of acting for NHS Trusts. She advises on all employment law issues with a particular emphasis on TUPE.