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Slater and Gordon

58 MOSLEY STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 3HZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 383 3500
Web:
www.slatergordon.co.uk

Jennifer Ainscough

Tel:
Work 0161 383 3574
Email:
Slater and Gordon

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Practice Group Leader of Organisation and Member Services in the employment department- responsible for lead on all employment matters for Organisation and Member Services in the Manchester office. Mixed case load of employment tribunal discrimination/ whistleblowing cases, judicial review matters and civil litigation work involving: statutory debt recovery, human rights, data protection, unlawful arrest in order to enforce employment rights on behalf of individuals. Cases include: Chief Constable of Lincolnshire v Caston-Court of Appeal; R on the application of Doubtfire and Williams v PMAB, Administrative Court; R on the application of Gannon v Chief Constable of Merseyside, administrative Court; R on the application of Pollard v PMAB, Administrative Court; Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police v B and C EAT.

Career

Trained Russell Jones & Walker, qualified 2001. Assistant solicitor 2001-2011. Made principal lawyer in 2011. Made Practice Group Leader in 2015.

Member

ELA.

Education

Christ The King RC High School, Southport (including sixth form college); Liverpool John Moores University and Chester College of Law (10 GCSE’s 1993; 3 A-levels 1995; Law degree 2:1 1998; LPC- commendation 1999.)

Leisure

Travel, sport, eating out.


North West: Human resources

Employment: employee/union firms

Within: Employment: employee/union firms

The team at Slater and Gordon¬† ‚Äėalways keeps clients up to date at each stage of a claim‚Äô. Jennifer Ainscough¬† is the practice group head with particular expertise in discrimination litigation. Solicitors¬†Nazia Khan¬†and¬†Jackie Morris¬† are also recommended. Morris led the advice to the client in a claim for constructive dismissal and in a disability claim against Manchester City Council. The department routinely represents members of trade unions and staff associations in complex allegations such as race discrimination and collective labour issues.¬†Sarah Evans¬†is now at JMW Solicitors LLP¬† and¬†Jim Lister¬†is at BLM

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