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Furley Page Solicitors

39 ST MARGARET'S STREET, CANTERBURY, CT1 2TX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01227 763 939
Fax:
Fax 01227 762 829
DX:
5301 CANTERBURY
Email:
Web:
www.furleypage.co.uk
Canterbury, Chatham, Whitstable

Amanda Okill

Tel:
Work 01227 763939
Email:
Furley Page Solicitors

Work Department

Employment

Position

Senior Associate in Employment representing a diverse client base including national and international companies, local and national charities and care homes. Amanda also represents employees from a variety of sectors including teaching, medical and the state sector.  Amanda’s litigation experience extends to cases of unfair and constructive dismissal, discrimination and disputes on employment status. Amanda is an experienced lecturer in employment law and presents training seminars at HR Forums, business forums and in-house. She has published articles on topical issues of employment law and on her particular interest in the field of discrimination.

Career

Joined Furley Page as a  Solicitor in 2007; Associate 2010; Senior Associate 2016

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Education

University of Cape Town (1990-1993) BA Hons; University of Kent 1996-2000 LLP; Universite Montesquieu Bordeaux IV- Licence Law.


South East: Human resources

Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

The 'excellent' team at Furley Page Solicitors has a noted specialism in the education and charity sectors in addition to acting for corporate clients. It advises on redundancy programmes, restructurings and TUPE, and also handles discrimination cases as well as day-to-day HR matters. Andrew Masters, who heads the team, is 'hard to beat in the service that he provides and the knowledge and experience he has' according to one client. Senior associate Amanda Okill is also well regarded for her breadth of expertise and Tessa Robinson joined the team from DMH Stallard LLP.

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South East: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Furley Page Solicitors fields a 'very competent and efficient' charities team that is praised for its 'clear advice, attentive service and excellent value for money'. Aaron Spencer ('deals quickly and efficiently with all issues') leads the practice, which acts for a number of healthcare and ecclesiastical organisations on formation and governance, taxation, employment, and disputes matters. Clients include The Almshouse Charity of Wynn Ellis, for which Gary Wootton advises on the administration of the charity, including agreeing the annual budget with the trustees of the charity; and Maynard & Cotton's Almshouse, which Spencer advises on governance matters and works with the trustees on the management of the charity. Also recommended are employment specialist Amanda Okill and Anthony Chester, who handles charitable company formations and mergers.

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