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Capsticks LLP

TORONTO SQUARE, TORONTO STREET, LEEDS, LS1 2HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 322 5560
Fax:
Fax 0113 242 2722
DX:
713122 LEEDS PARK SQUARE
Email:
Web:
www.capsticks.com

Rachael Heenan

Tel:
Work 07538 680524
Email:
Capsticks LLP

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Rachael works with health and social care clients (public and private) on employment and governance issues as well as wider business strategy. Her practice includes handling high profile executive cases, major national organisational change, TUPE, and complex doctor issues. Rachael is a member of Capsticks’ Board, which focuses on the firm’s strategic planning and business development. Rachael is a qualified barrister and also cross-qualified as a solicitor in 2003. She has vast experience as an advocate before employment tribunals throughout the UK. Particular areas of experience/expertise include complex internal disciplinary proceedings, injunctions, unfair dismissal, race/sex/disability discrimination, whistle-blowing and equal pay. She is rated as number one leading individual for employment in Yorkshire in the legal directories.

Career

Called to the Bar in 1995; pupillage Littleton Chambers; qualified as solicitor 2003; partner DAC Beachcroft 2004; partner at Capsticks 2014.

Member

ELA, ILS, Woman on Boards.

Education

St Bedes School; University of London; 1992, 1994. LLB, LLM.

Leisure

Cappuccino Cycling Club.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Human resources

Employment: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Within: Leading individuals

Rachael Heenan - Capsticks LLP

Within: Employment: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

The team at Capsticks LLP has an established reputation in Leeds as a go-to firm for public sector employment work, advising employers in the health, emergency services, social care, housing and charity sectors. The firm, which acts for more than 200 NHS organisations, handles high-profile and complex matters relating to holiday pay, TUPE and discrimination claims, as well as disputes involving doctors. Senior partner Rachael Heenan works both locally and nationally on employment matters in the healthcare sector, specialising in governance, whistleblowing litigation and advice to boards.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

Capsticks LLP offers comprehensive coverage of the health sector with substantial experience of acting for NHS clients at a national level. The team's public sector client roster encompasses NHS trusts, mental health providers, ambulance trusts, government departments and healthcare regulators, while on the private side the team acts for private healthcare providers and GP practices. The group handles clinical law, employment issues, contentious work, corporate matters and real estate mandates. Senior partner Rachael Heenan leads the practice and specialises in employment and governance matters, David Roberts heads up the Leeds office, Ian Cooper leads the national advisory and public law team, while Lisa Geary is head of the real estate group.

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