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Juliette Franklin

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Juliette is an Employment Lawyer at Slater and Gordon in Cardiff.  she has practiced in employment law and discrimination law for over two decades.  She has particular expertise in dealing with complex discrimination cases under all strands of anti-discrimination legislation, with a particular interest in disability discrinination, sex and maternity discrimination and whistleblowing.  Juliette has acted in a number of high profile and ground breaking cases, and is very experienced in collective labour law issues,m in particular in advising individuals, employee representatives and unions in redundancy situations.  Juloiette is a regular contributor to both the local and national press and delivers training to clients and fellow practicioners.   Regular contributor to BBC Radio Wales.


Joined Russell Jones and Walker (now slater and Gordon Lawyers) in August 2001, 20 years' experience in employment and discrimination.  Currently a Senior Associate in the Cardiff Employment department.


Employment Lawyers Association, Working group participant for EHRC Wales.

Wales: Human resources

Employment: Cardiff

Within: Employment: Cardiff

Renowned for dealing with complex cases under the anti-discrimination legislation’, the ‘highly professional, experienced and dedicated’ team at Slater and Gordon provides an ‘outstanding’ service to an exclusively claimant side client base including private clients as well as trade union members and the police federation. 'Pragmatic and personable' team head Rachel Harfield 'gets outstanding results for her clients' and is 'often instructed in very difficult cases'. Praised for her 'tenacity' and 'willingness to fight tooth and nail for her clients', Harfield's broad-ranging work includes discrimination, whistleblowing, false imprisonment/misfeasance claims, and data protection matters. ‘Very hardworking’ senior associate Juliette Franklin is noted for her ‘thoroughness’ and ‘excellent judgement’ and has developed a very strong reputation representing senior executives and union members in discrimination cases. ‘Conscientious, dedicated and incredibly tenacious’ associate Mohini Bharani has ‘a particular expertise handling complex race discrimination cases’ scoring a notable success in the recently reported case - Bowler v Chief Constable of Kent Police. An associate in the trade union employment team, Simon James 'has incredible experience and knowledge of a wide range of employment law disputes ranging from acting for hundreds of union members in equal pay disputes, complicated discrimination claims involving dismissal to smaller matters regarding unpaid wages'. Associate James Watkins handles private client employment work and is noted for his 'very meticulous approach and excellent knowledge of the law'. ‘Thorough and diligent in his preparation’, Rhydian Reeves is also recommended.

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