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Thrings LLP

THE PARAGON, COUNTERSLIP, BRISTOL, BS1 6BX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 930 9500
DX:
7895 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.thrings.com

Kerrie Hunt

Tel:
Work 0117 930 9564
Email:
Thrings LLP

Work Department

Employment, company commercial.

Position

Partner and head of the employment team. Has a practice encompassing contentious and non-contentious employment advice, working closely with corporate clients at a senior level, identifying and managing risk in their business. Regularly advises commercial clients on all aspects of employee relations, from managing individual disputes to collective consultation and dealing with trade union issues. Undertakes own tribunal advocacy, representing clients in resisting claims ranging from unfair dismissal to discrimination and advises clients on High Court claims for injunctive relief for breach of covenants and misuse of confidential information. Also has particular expertise, alongside the firm’s specialist agriculture team, of advising farmers and landed estate owners.

Career

Trained Thrings; qualified 1997; associate 2002; partner 2005.

Languages

French and Spanish.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; affiliate member CIPD; member of the Board of Trustees for Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol.

Education

University of Hull (BA (Hons) 2(1) French/Drama); University of West England (Postgraduate Diploma in Law Distinction, LPC Distinction).

Leisure

Film and theatre; hill walking.


South West: Human resources

Employment: Bristol

Within: Employment: Bristol

Thrings LLP provides a ‘superb service with prompt response times’ and ‘excellent, reliable advice’. It advises on site closures, TUPE, board-level exits, restructuring, employee relations issues and employment tribunal claims. The practice recently settled a tribunal claim of unfair dismissal and disability and sexual orientation discrimination, all claims were dismissed at a preliminary hearing. Kerrie Hunt heads the team and is rated for providing advice that is ‘clear, concise and easy to understand’. The manufacturing, engineering, charities, agriculture, food, telecoms, IT, technology, creative industries and FMCG are all sector strengths. Key clients include Centurycomm, Denhay Farms, Lydney Settled Estate and CFH Docmail.

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