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SOMERFIELD HOUSE, 59 LONDON ROAD, MAIDSTONE, KENT, ME16 8JH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01622 690691
Fax:
Fax 01622 681430
DX:
4806 MAIDSTONE-1
Email:
Web:
www.brachers.co.uk

Joanna Worby

Tel:
Work 01622 680414
Email:
Brachers

Work Department

Employment

Position

Managing Partner 

Expertise

  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Complex litigation both in the High Court and at Tribunals Employment and HR issues

Career

Joanna joined Brachers as a trainee in 1991, qualified and was made partner in 1999, going on to become Managing Partner in 2013. 

Joanna is a member of the Employment team, advising on the whole spectrum of HR and employment issues. Joanna works with a wide client base, from large blue chip companies, local business and NHS Trusts, to schools and colleges. Her expertise includes strategic workforce planning as well as complex litigation both in the High Court and at Tribunals on employment and HR issues. 

Appointments/rankings

Member

Memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Professional Negligence Lawyers Association
  • Law Society
  • Kent Law Society
  • Kent and Medway Advisory Board


South East: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Brachers fields a cross-disciplinary team that acts for a range of academy schools and further education colleges, as well as a number of free schools, foundation schools, SEN schools and private colleges. The firm is acting for Hadlow Group on the restructuring of its asset portfolio, which involves the disposal of land to government agencies and housebuilders. Other recent highlights include advising Canterbury College on its merger with East Kent College, which involved the transfer of the client's estate to East Kent College and the dissolution of Canterbury College. Commercial property specialist Bill Butler heads the practice, which includes Ash Jilani, who is leading on the Hadlow Group matter, and employment specialists Joanna Worby and Catherine Daw.

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