Fiona Rushforth's Service Teams
Fiona advises employers and employees across all business sectors on a wide range of employment matters including discrimination, equal opportunities, recruitment, consultancy agreements, employment contracts, service agreements, contractual disputes, termination of employment and legal proceedings in the Employment Tribunal and civil courts. She also regularly acts on asset and share sales.
She provides support on a day-to-day basis on a full range of employment issues to both individuals and companies. She gives regular advice on matters such as dismissals, grievances, statutory procedures, performance management, benefits and bonuses, contractual terms, stress, sickness, and all forms of discrimination.
This work involves advising on non-contentious issues, facilitation of settlement in potential litigation situations, and bringing and defending tribunal and civil court claims. She has also acted on a range of high-profile transactions, providing employment advice for both buyer and seller in share and asset sales.
Fiona joined Wedlake Bell as an employment solicitor shortly after qualification.
She has appeared on the Einstein Network's Law Channel, has written for the Employment Law Journal, and has given regular client seminars on topical issues in employment law.
Articles & Comment
28 Sep, 2015 | Fiona Rushforth
The recent decision in Ramphal v Department for Transport highlights the need for caution regarding HR's input into disciplinary decisions. In this case, HR's influence…Read More
30 Apr, 2015 | Fiona Rushforth
The recent case of Southern v Britannia Hotels Ltd is a useful lesson to employers on how not to conduct an investigation. The company's inadequate process led…Read More