Job Title: Senior Solicitor
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Departments: Employment and Civil Litigation
Phone Number: 01256 760074
Secretary’s Name: Lorraine Mitchell
Specialist Area: Employment and Civil Litigation
Career History & Expertise: Ann studied Sociology & Philosophy [BSC (Hons) & MA] at The University of Manchester and worked as a Journalist for the Crown Prosecution Service before reading a law degree and taking the Bar Exam at The City Law School, University of London and being called to the Bar in 2006. She worked in-house for one of the ‘Big Four’ in the Financial Services sector and for an American law firm in the City of London before joining Bates Solicitors and cross-qualifying as a Solicitor in 2012.
Ann practices Employment Law and specialises in advising Employees and Employers on Settlement Agreements, drafting Contracts of Employment, advising on Grievance/Disciplinary procedures and Unfair Dismissal Claims.
She also practices Civil Litigation has a broad range of Property Dispute Resolution experience including Leasehold Disputes, Dilapidations, Forfeiture, Statutory Notices, drafting Lease extensions and Tenancy Agreements, and dealing with Neighbour/Boundary disputes.
Ann is a skilled Advocate and takes pride in her ability to resolve disputes by negotiation.
Hobbies & Interests: Ann practices Tae Kwon Do and enjoys films, music, reading, theatre, art exhibitions, travel and photography.