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Georgia Wood

Paralegal

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

About Georgia

Georgia acts for both employers and employees across a range of industries and sectors. She provides advice on all areas of employment law with specific experience in:-

  • handling contentious employment tribunal claims;
  • advising on all aspects of the ACAS Early Conciliation Process and the Employment Tribunal Process;
  • negotiating settlement/exit packages;
  • drafting contracts, staff handbooks and day-to-day HR documents;
  • providing general HR advice and support.

"The team has a particularly strong track record of successfully handling discrimination claims."

Legal 500

Experience

  • Recently 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.

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

Chambers UK

Career

Georgia completed her LLB degree in 2016. She then commenced employment as a Paralegal within the employment team with Irwin Mitchell LLP in 2016.

Georgia joined Wright Hassall LLP and commenced her role with the employment team in April 2019. 

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

Meet the team
Ian Besant Consultant
Tina Chander Partner - Head of Employment Law
Suki Harrar Partner
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