Ami Naru > Travlaw > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Travlaw
LEE HOUSE, 1 LEE LANE
HORSFORTH
LEEDS
LS18 5RF
England

Work Department

Partner, Head of Employment

Position

Partner, Head of Employment

Career

Ami qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and has since then focused on building an enviable employment practice serving the travel industry. She  works closely with ABTA, BTA and AITO amongst other travel industry bodies. She also features regularly  in Travel Weekly providing comment and updates on developments affecting employers in the industry. Ami is well known amongst the travel industry as the one stop shop for all matters employment related, from hiring to firing and managing staff. She exclusively serves the travel and leisure industry with its employment law needs, so has inside knowledge of what will and will not work and industry norms.

Ami is highly experienced in all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non–contentious. She has pretty much seen all there is when it comes to issues with employees. She regularly advises clients on matters such as board and senior level appointments and exits, business reorganisations and redundancies, TUPE, cross jurisdictional disputes and disciplinary and grievance procedures. Ami is your one stop shop for all aspects of employment law.

Ami has also gained an enviable litigation record defending a wide variety of claims for clients in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and High Court. Ami is also an experienced advocate who adopts a “cradle to grave” approach in advising clients. She offers commercial yet pragmatic advice to clients to help them achieve their business objectives. “Ami Naru is someone you always want fighting your corner” – Legal 500.

A confident yet approachable speaker, Ami regularly presents at seminars and training events for clients, in-house and events organised by industry bodies.

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Transport > Travel

At Leeds-based specialist firm Travlaw, the commercial and corporate governance practice, led by senior partner Matt Gatenby, advises clients including travel businesses and industry bodies on a range of regulatory matters; the team’s expertise covers commercial disputes, data protection, employment and commercial contracts. The disputes side of the practice, which is led by newly promoted partner Krystene Bousfield, has a focus on defending holiday companies and their insurers against major claims brought by consumers – senior counsel Stephen Mason is described as ‘knowing more about travel law than just about any other practitioner in the area’. Employment head Ami Naru is another key name.