Jenny Arrowsmith > Irwin Mitchell > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Employment law



Specialisms: Education, employment discrimination, TUPE, restrictive covenants, grievance, disciplinary, redundancy, employer internal investigations, disciplinary investigations, disciplinary advice, racial discrimination employment, employment law.

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Yorkshire and the Humber > Public sector > Education

Irwin Mitchell often acts for further educations institutions and multi-academy trusts, as well as their CEOs and headteachers. Led by Jenny Arrowsmith, the team covers a range of services but is particularly strong in matters with employment law connections; it handles employment tribunal claims, GDPR issues and subject access requests, as well as student matters including special educational needs work, safeguarding mandates, admission and exclusion issues, and parental complaints. Yogi Amin is knowledgeable in contentious matters.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Employment > Employment: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Irwin Mitchell advises on the full spectrum of employment law issues. It has a strong track record in the education sector, acting for several large multi-academy trusts and further education colleges; Jenny Arrowsmith oversees client relationships in this area. Glenn Hayes heads up the Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester teams and specialises in the enforcement and defence of restrictive covenants as well as advising on senior level appointments and exits.