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Greenwoods GRM

COMPASS HOUSE, VISION PARK, HISTON, CAMBRIDGE, CB24 9AD, ENGLAND
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Joanna Scally

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Work 01223 785296
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Greenwoods GRM

Work Department

Employment and Employee Benefits

Position

Partner

 

Career

Jo’s personable approach and down-to-earth attitude enable her to explain clearly the legal complexities of all aspects of employment law.

As a specialist employment law solicitor with over 15 years’ experience, Jo is a safe pair of hands and an experienced member of the firm’s employment and employee benefits team who effectively leads its employment law services in Cambridge. 

Jo primarily acts for national and local companies and organisations’ in and around Cambridge. Although she carries out work for clients in various sectors including the media, food, technology and manufacturing sectors, she is a key member of the Greenwoods GRM Education Sector and has extensive experience of providing employment advice to clients in the education sector including many of the Cambridge Colleges. She also acts for clients in the public sector.

With an MA in Politics, Jo understands the complexities of the employer and employee relationship and clients comment on how commercial her approach is

She is well known for her practical approach to advising clients to achieve high quality and innovative solutions.  She is dynamic, has a great ability to look at the bigger picture and is results-driven.

Jo is an excellent negotiator, a skill she puts to good use when negotiating termination packages and undertaking mediation.  Jo is also a confident litigator and deals with all aspects of employment law ranging from tribunal claims for unfair dismissal and breach of contract to more complex claims of TUPE, Working Time Regulations and discrimination.  In addition, Jo spends a lot of her time advising her clients on non-contentious matters, such as large scale business reorganisations and redundancy situations, TUPE, changing terms and conditions as well as updating essential contractual documentation.


East Anglia: Human resources

Employment

Within: Next Generation Partners

Joanna Scally - Greenwoods GRM

Within: Employment

Greenwoods GRM has a large employment and employee benefits practice spanning its Cambridge, Peterborough and London offices, with experienced and respected partners in practice heads Robert Dillarstone and John Macaulay. Partners Joanna Scally, who has significantly grown the profile of the Cambridge office, and Peterborough-based Keith Williams are also highly recommended in a practice that acts for large regional employers and, increasingly, London-based corporates.

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East Anglia: Public sector

Education

Within: Next Generation Partners

Joanna Scally - Greenwoods GRM

Within: Education

Greenwoods GRM has a long track record of advising high-profile clients in the education sector, among which are FE colleges, academies, large independent schools and 15 Cambridge colleges. The firm's academies schools team frequently advises on setting up multi-academy trusts. Head of corporate  David Woods leads the practice with support from managing partner Robert Dillarstone. Employment partner Joanna Scally and property partner Kelly Peck also play key roles.

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East Anglia: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

Corporate partner Alastair Gunn at Greenwoods GRM runs a media practice group that advises clients on corporate, employment, immigration and regulatory matters. Employment specialist Joanna Scally and managing partner Robert Dillarstone play key roles in the practice. The firm frequently acts for magazine and newspaper publishers, as well as employees of large media outlets.

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