Joan Pettingill > Lupton Fawcett > Sheffield, England > Lawyer Profile

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Joan is a director of Lupton Fawcett in the employment law department. She advises employers and employees (mostly senior executives) on the full range of employment law and HR matters including trade union recognition and industrial action and is particularly noted for TUPE expertise and large scale restructuring. Having worked in house in financial services prior to qualifying, Joan has a very commercial no nonsense approach which keeps client’s objectives at the fore. Joan is well known for being the ‘go-to’ person for big issues which have a real impact on an organisation’s direction. Joan’s approachable, friendly, professional but unstuffy style is welcomed by clients. Deeply knowledgeable and experienced she takes in both the detail and the wider picture to deliver winning solutions. She has been the lead advisor on a number of high-profile matters including in the steel, motor and manufacturing sectors. An experienced public speaker, Joan also frequently delivers training in employment law.

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Yorkshire and the Humber > Human resources > Employment: Sheffield and South Yorkshire

Lupton Fawcett‘s practice is instructed by a variety of clients on commercial and contentious matters ranging from compliance advice to investigations and tribunal claims. It works closely with its Leeds and York-based offices and has an impressive client roster including household names. Leeds-based Andrew Gilchrist heads up the firm’s Yorkshire-wide employment team, which includes Joan Pettingill in Sheffield, who has particular experience assisting clients in the steel, motor and manufacturing sectors.