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3 ST MARY'S PARSONAGE, MANCHESTER, M3 2RD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 832 3434
Fax:
Fax 0161 832 6650
DX:
14325 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
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www.kuits.com

Sally Bird

Tel:
Work 0161 832 3434
Email:
Kuit Steinart Levy LLP

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Sally joined the firm in 1997 and has been a partner in Kuits’ employment team for 13 years.

Sally deals with boardroom-level employment law, providing innovative advice to corporate clients on complex and high-value matters geared towards fulfilling their commercial objectives. She has a growing practice in advising on employment issues for sports professionals, and particular expertise in boardroom disputes and matters involving employee stakeholders, high-value contractual disputes, large-scale re-organisations and redundancy exercises, TUPE, and the enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Sally advises senior executives on long-term incentives, options and exit agreements, and has acted for senior medical professionals in whistle-blowing and discrimination claims. She works closely with a wide range of businesses across manufacturing, property, retail and IT.

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Career

Trained Kuit Steinart Levy; qualified 1999; partner 2006 to date.

Education

Beford High School; Leicester University (1995 BA (Hons) First Class); Manchester Metropolitan University (1997 LPC).

Leisure

Films, travel.


North West: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Key figures at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP  include Kevin McKenna, who ‘not only dissects a client’s (and potential opponent’s) case and problems, he then provides solutions with equal alacrity and commercial realism and sensitivity’. Sally Bird  is also recommended. The team has a broad range of expertise including tribunal litigation for complex claims involving whistleblowing and discrimination, executive terminations and a growing practice in advising senior healthcare professionals. It also routinely acts for larger corporate organisations on restructuring and redundancy programmes and has recently advised on a number of High Court injunctions. Clients include Maersk Line UK, GG Hospitality (a venture that was founded by Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs) and Viridor Waste.

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Employment: employee/union firms

Within: Employment: employee/union firms

The ‘efficient, strategic and conciseKevin McKenna  heads a ‘very strong department’ at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP  that provides ‘excellent practical advice’. McKenna is a ‘consummate professional and is skilled at handling numerous issues well both in and out of cour’. Sally Bird provides ‘sound and commercial advice’. The skilled team regularly acts in the most high-profile employee cases throughout the country. It is experienced at advising on boardroom disputes and has particular expertise advising on fiduciary duties, confidential information as well as advising on injunctions and restrictive covenants. It also frequently advises on complex claims involving whistleblowing and discrimination and has been involved in a number of High Court injunction matters recently (both making and responding to claims involving post-termination restrictive covenants). Highlights included successfully advising on a claim for constructive dismissal and age discrimination on the ground of less favourable treatment and harassement. The matter was a high-profile case as it was widely reported in the press.

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