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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

KETT HOUSE, STATION ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB1 2JY, ENGLAND
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Work 0845 497 97 97
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Fax 0845 497 3777
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5807 CAMBRIDGE
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www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Sasha Willmott

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Work +44 1223 443 856
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Eversheds Sutherland

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Sasha is a Senior Associate in the Human Resources Practice Group at Eversheds LLP in Cambridge. She was admitted as solicitor in September 2006 and joined Eversheds in September 2015.

She has a great deal of experience advising organisations operating in a variety of sectors (in particular the retail, technology, education and charity sectors) on a wide range of employment law issues, both contentious and non-contentious. Prior to returning to private practice in 2010, she spent over 3 years working for a major retailer.

Her experience includes:

  • unfair dismissal, whistleblowing and discrimination claims;
  • advising on disciplinary and grievance issues;
  • advising on performance, conduct and ill-health issues;
  • advising on the employment law and HR aspects of corporate, commercial and property transactions including TUPE issues;
  • organisational restructures including collective and individual redundancies and outsourcings;
  • advising on and drafting restrictive covenants;
  • drafting and negotiating employment documentation including service agreements, contracts of employment, HR policies and procedures, secondment and consultancy agreements and staff handbooks.

Sasha has also acted for a number of senior individuals, including advising on and negotiating settlement agreements, and she regularly presents at seminars and provides bespoke training sessions for clients on a variety of employment law topics.

 

Position

Senior Associate


East Anglia: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is ‘excellent all round; the team can turn work around at very short notice and provide specific resolutions to complex problems'. The practice is 'very detail-oriented, very careful, always available and able to give appropriate advice'. The Cambridge office is a key part of the firm-wide human resources practice group and handles a high volume of international employment matters. Its expertise includes specialist knowledge of sectors such as education, financial services, pharmaceuticals and transport and among its clients are Queen Mary University of London and Roche Products Limited. It handles advisory work and litigation including complex Employment Tribunal cases and numerous whistleblowing claims involving financial institutions. The firm is currently assisting technology business ARM with global employment issues, which include the operation of an international employment helpline and UK gender pay gap reporting. Simon Tytherleigh is senior partner of the Cambridge office and an experienced tribunal advocate, and he leads the employment practice. Elizabeth Graves is a leading light in cross-border employment matters and clients describe her as ‘an exceptional lawyer – dependable and commercial with high emotional intelligence and good regulatory insight‘. Constanze Moorhouse leads the firm's international employment counsel team. Clients also recommend partners Matthew Kelly and Geoffrey Mead for their work in the education sector, as well as principal associate Rachel Bennett and associate Ivan Moriarty in a practice that 'provides tailored, insightful advice that moves issues forward in a constructive way'. Senior associate Sasha Willmott also garners praise for her work in life sciences, not-for-profit and education sectors. Owen Warnock retired from the firm.

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