Kerstie Skeaping > Hill Dickinson LLP > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson LLP
NO 1 ST PAUL'S SQUARE
LIVERPOOL
L3 9SJ
England

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Head of the commercial employment team in Liverpool, Kerstie leads a team of 11 solicitors who practice employment and education law. She is also an elected board member.

Kerstie has practised employment law for over 20 years acting mainly for companies and senior executives. Her experience covers all areas of employment law including discrimination, TUPE and equal pay. She is a tribunal advocate with significant experience of appearing in many of the tribunals in England and Wales.

She has extensive transactional support experience also acting for both the buyer and seller in share sales, asset transfers and outsourcing arrangements.Kerstie has acted for both employers and employees in claims for unfair dismissal, breach of contract, sex, race, age and disability discrimination, equal pay, whistleblowing and unlawful deduction from wages.

Kerstie studied law at the University of Leeds graduating in 1992 with a 2:1 in law. She then passed the Law Society finals course with honours.                                   

Languages

French - basic

Memberships

Member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Employment > Employment

Hill Dickinson LLP frequently acts for high-profile clients and public sector organisations in High Court employment-related cases, as well as acting as in-house advocacy in Employment Tribunal proceedings. The team is also experienced in large-scale restructuring, TUPE, sexual harassment claims, and redundancy. Practice leader Jeff Middleton and Kerstie Skeaping are both well regarded Employment Tribunal advocates and David Parry often deals with urgent claims for injunctive relief. Michael Wright and James Upton frequently advise NHS employers and other major players in the healthcare sector. Legal director Caroline Prosser is a key resource regarding high-profile independent investigations. Gareth Roberts departed in July 2021.