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Steele Raymond LLP

RICHMOND POINT, 43 RICHMOND HILL, BOURNEMOUTH, BH2 6LR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01202 294566
Fax:
Fax 01202 552285
DX:
7643 BOURNEMOUTH-1
Email:
Web:
www.steeleraymond.co.uk
Bournemouth BH2, Bournemouth BH6

Amy Cousineau Massey

Tel:
Work 01202 294566
Email:
Web:
www.steeleraymond.co.uk/people/amy-cousineau-massey
Steele Raymond LLP

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Employment Law Solicitor, Bournemouth

Position

Solicitor. Amy is a solicitor and head of employment law within the firm’s dispute resolution team.  She acts for businesses and employees on a range of matters with a particular focus on resolving contentious employment disputes.

Amy is an experienced advocate at the employment tribunals. She also demonstrates a real talent for negotiation. 
Amy’s depth of contentions employment experience gives her an edge when dealing on commercial employment transactions, drafting and reviewing employment contracts, policies and settlement agreements.
Amy’s clients describe her as, ‘direct and tenacious’ and ‘passionate about achieving the best possible outcome’.


South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Steele Raymond LLP¬†is highly regarded in the region for representing companies and individual directors and shareholders in complex commercial disputes. Though clients have noted that ‚Äėthe firm‚Äôs service is excellent irrespective of the individual who provides it‚Äô, department head Peter Rolph¬†is singled out as having ‚Äėvast experience across a range of disputes, which he can bring to bear in every case he handles‚Äô. Rolph acted for an individual in relation to the recovery of a multimillion-pound loan granted to a BVI company, and, in another matter, asisisted a technology company with various claims arising from the termination of a cross-border distribution agreement. Rolph also has expertise in construction disputes and professional negligence. John Andrews¬†and Amy Cousineau Massey¬†are additional contacts. Further, the department has seen multiple years of personnel growth, which was continued by the arrivals of senior associate Hannah Dare¬†from Fladgate LLP¬†and¬†Lauren Hayes¬†from Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP. Property litigator Simone Ritchie left the firm.

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South West: Human resources

Employment: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Within: Employment: Dorset and South Wiltshire

Steele Raymond LLP handles a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including discrimination and whistleblower claims, TUPE-related transfers and breach of restrictive covenants. Managing partner Peter Rolph handles contentious employment matters, exit packages, enforcement of post-termination restrictions and strategic commercial advice. Partner Tim Stone focuses on non-contentious matters such as consultancy agreements, employment contracts and employment policies. Other key figures include Paul Longland, who provides non-contentious support to commercial clients, Craig Hardman, who specialises in incentivisation and remuneration packages, and Amy Cousineau Massey, who heads the team and specialises in contentious employment issues such as discrimination and whistleblowing, as well as senior employee exit packages.

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