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VWV (Veale Wasbrough Vizards)

NARROW QUAY HOUSE, NARROW QUAY, BRISTOL, BS1 4QA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 925 2020
Fax:
Fax 0117 925 2025
DX:
7831 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk

Alice Reeve

Tel:
Work 0117 314 5383
Email:
Web:
www.vwv.co.uk
VWV (Veale Wasbrough Vizards)

Work Department

Litigation and Employment

Position

Partner

Career

How Can Alice Help You?

Alice is trusted by schools and other employers to support them in tackling sensitive and complex employment law issues, in a pragmatic and commercially focused manner.

An experienced employment lawyer, Alice predominantly works with independent schools and academies, and is well placed to assist with restructuring or redundancy programmes,  grievance and capability processes and managing allegations of professional misconduct.

In addition, Alice has a track record in academy conversions and has worked with many academies through their conversion and beyond, offering support in the consultation with staff and compliance with TUPE.

Alice also runs training sessions for school leaders to keep them up to date on topics as diverse as equality and handling complaints.

Meeting Your Needs

Alice has a genuine understanding and enthusiasm for the education sector, which means that schools can trust that the advice is appropriately tailored to their needs and will reflect the latest legal developments.

Apart from Alice's legal work, she is well known in the sector having worked with many of the associations and is a regular speaker at events with ISBA, IAPS and others.

Chambers & Partners described Alice as 'an employment law specialist who is distinguished by her strong expertise in the education sector' and 'is admired for her work in contesting claims at Employment Tribunals.

Member

Alice is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and has held several trusteeships in educational charities.


West Midlands: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

VWV's employment practice has a notably strong focus on the education sector and provides 'very good response times' and 'management of cases'. The team is co-led by Kathy Halliday , who  is skilled in change management, TUPE, senior executive severances and tribunal claims. Also heading the practice is Jane Byford , who is particularly active in contentious matters in the education and charity sectors. She recently advised a charity on alleged bullying between two senior employees. Also recommended are Alice Reeve  and senior associate Lorna Scully , who are both experienced in employment issues relating to the education sector.

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