Kerry has a thriving practice dealing solely in all matters relating to employment including unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, redundancy, TUPE, whistle-blowing, wrongful dismissal, breach of contract and all aspects of discrimination including disability discrimination, equal pay, sex discrimination, race discrimination and age discrimination. Kerry also frequently deals with jurisdictional matters and preliminary issues at Pre-hearing reviews.
Kerry’s practice is split equally between representing Claimants and Respondents.
As well as representing clients in employment tribunals, she also appears regularly in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, most recently on a point of jurisdiction.
Kerry is also regularly instructed to draft details of claims and responses to claims, to advise in writing and to advise in conference on prospects of success and likely awards.
Kerry is happy to take instructions on internal matters such as chairing or investigating disciplinary matters and grievances.
Kerry is pragmatic and down to earth, tailoring her approach to ensure that the service delivered to clients is bespoke, meeting individual requirements whilst offering practical solutions to cases that are often complex and sensitive. Kerry also works to ensure that the transition from solicitor to counsel is as seamless as possible.
Kerry is also happy to take instructions direct from the public.
‘Highly experienced in discrimination claims.’ – Legal 500 2018
“Her advocacy is structured, sharp and effective.” – Chambers & Partners 2017
‘She has a very good strategic brain.’ – Legal 500 2017
“She is very quick to respond.” “She’s very knowledgeable and is also good with clients.” – Chambers & Partners 2016
‘A pure employment specialist.’ – Legal 500 2016
‘She has sharp analytical skills.’ – Legal 500 2015
‘A dependable employment specialist’ – Legal 500 2014
“Kerry was fantastic, very organised and precise. She knew the case very well and had prepared for it thoroughly.”