“Many thanks for the help and support that you have given us with our HR problems, I think we got the outcomes correct on both occasions and we have not had any comeback from either which is testimony to the professional way in which they were handled”
- Assisted a large business reach settlement in respect of a Tribunal claim regarding furlough payment, which could have potentially opened a floodgate to further claims.
- Navigating employers and employees throughout the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
- Acted for a business in advising on a redundancy process and the risks involved, leading to successful settlement discussions being undertaken with the employees to mitigate such risks.
"The team has a particularly strong track record of successfully handling discrimination claims."
After being accepted to study law at St Aidan’s College at Durham University, Gemma undertook a three-year degree and then moved on to complete her Legal Practice Course at Sheffield University Law School.
During her second year of university, she obtained a training contract with Wright Hassall, completing her training to qualify as a solicitor in September 2021.
Outside of work, Gemma enjoys socialising with friends and family and engaging in a variety of activities, including a number of sports, escape rooms or a tricky puzzle when the weather isn’t quite so good!