Representing respondents and claimants in employment tribunal claims including unfair dismissal, breach of contract, and all aspects of discrimination.
Advising on all aspects of employment law for businesses and individuals including redundancy, restructuring programmes, business/TUPE transfers, business and share acquisitions and disposals.
Assisting with the conduct of internal hearings for both employers and employees.
Drafting and advising on contracts of employment, consultancy agreements, restrictive covenants, employment policies and staff handbooks.
Advising directors and other executives on appointments, including the review of service and partnership agreements.
Advising and negotiating on behalf of both employers and individuals in settlement negotiations and agreements.
Advising businesses on all aspects of day to day employment law issues including managing sickness absence, holiday and family related leave.
Devising and undertaking training for HR and managers on employment law issues.
Following a career in leading city firms, and as the sole employment lawyer for a London local authority, Karen Tickner set up the firm in 2008. Karen Tickner is a highly skilled and experienced employment lawyer who can offer a personal, responsive and cost-effective service. The firm is founded upon strong and enduring relationships with clients, some of which Karen Tickner has advised for more than 20 years.
2004 - 2008
Mishcon de Reya LLP, Solicitor, Employment Law Team
2000 - 2003
Gouldens (now Jones Day), Employed Barrister, Employment Law Team
1996 - 2000
London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, Employed Barrister, Sole Employment Lawyer
Admitted Solicitor England and Wales (following QLTT) 2004
Admitted New York Bar 1999
Admitted to the Bar England and Wales, Middle Temple, 1992
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