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Georgia Wood

Senior Paralegal & HR Assistant

Georgia acts for both employers and employees across a range of industries and sectors offering employment law advice.

"On behalf of [the company], thank you for all your help on running our case…The wider aspects of this judgement will be hugely motivating to the [company] and puts a very satisfying end to this chapter"

A satisfied client

Experience

  • Acted on behalf of an individual in a discrimination claim against their employer. Settlement was reached in the value of £50,000;
  • Successfully negotiated an exit package where an employer had failed to make reasonable adjustments which resulted in the employee being absent from work for over a year and pursuing a discrimination claim;
  • Successfully guided a client through a redundancy process when their company had to close as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic;
  • Successfully negotiated an exit package where an employer had was relying on outdated allegations as an attempt to remove an employee from the company. The resulted in the compensation offered by the employer being doubled;
  • Acted on behalf of a company in defending a constructive unfair dismissal claim which resulted in the defence succeeding on all grounds, and a favourable outcome was achieved for the company.

 

"They're professional, approachable and explain things in layman's terms."

Chambers UK

Career

Georgia completed her LLB degree at Sheffield Hallam University in 2016 before commencing her first role as a paralegal within the employment team at Irwin Mitchell LLP in July 2016.

Georgia joined Wright Hassall LLP and commenced her role as paralegal with the employment team in April 2019, becoming Senior Paralegal and HR Assistant in April 2022.

Since joining the team, Georgia has continued to grow and develop her human resources knowledge and experience, which resulted in her achievement of the Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resources Management in December 2021.

Interests

In her spare time Georgia enjoys spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys volunteering with Girlguiding UK and the Blue Cross for pets. 

Meet the team

Gemma Clarke - Employment Law
Gemma Clark Solicitor
Kashmir Dosanjh - Employment Lawyer
Kash Dosanjh Solicitor
Mali Smith - Employment Lawyer
Mali Smith Legal Director