Jane Fielding > Gowling WLG > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Gowling WLG
TWO SNOWHILL
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6WR
England
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Work Department

Employment team/human resources group.

Position

Head of the employment team and partner specialising in employment law, with particular interest in discrimination, equal pay and industrial relations issues.

Career

Trained Frere Cholmeley Bischoff; qualified 1994; assistant employment team 1994-98; career break – living in Prague 1998-2002 and studying for LLM; assistant Wragge & Co 2002-05; director 2005-06; partner 2006; CEDR accredited mediator; Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, partner, 2014.

Languages

French, Spanish, conversational Czech.

Memberships

ELA; EELA; IBA.

Education

Alice Ottley School, Worcester; Lincoln College, Oxford (1990 BA Classics and Modern Languages); College of Law, Chester (1991 CPE; 1992 LSF); Leicester University (2000 LLM European Union Employment Law).

Leisure

Family, dogs, travel.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Employment > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Jane FieldingGowling WLG

The first-rate team at Gowling WLG advises UK and international private and public sector clients on the full range of employment, labour and equality matters with particular specialisms in areas such as manufacturing, life sciences, retail and central government. It also has considerable contentious expertise covering High Court business protection litigation through to complex discrimination and whistleblowing tribunal claims. With Jane Fielding   at the helm, the group also advises on industrial relations issues and on workplace investigations. Martin Chitty advises some of the UK’s largest housing associations and retailers on all areas of employment law. Jonathan Chamberlain  has particular expertise in advising clients on business protection issues.