Joan Cradden > Brodies LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
15 ATHOLL CRESCENT
EDINBURGH
EH3 8HA
Scotland
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Work Department

Employment.

Position

Partner and head of the employment team at Brodies; combines experience as an employment lawyer in private practice with three years as an in-house HR adviser at The Royal Bank of Scotland; noted for finance sector experience, her approach is business focused, bringing valuable insight from the client’s perspective; appears regularly before Employment Tribunals throughout the UK and has also appeared before the EAT in Scotland on a number of occasions; particularly enjoys training and had developed a number of tailored programmes for clients on subjects ranging from TUPE to risk management in grievance handling; the fields of employee relations and discrimination law hold a special interest; has studied both at an academic level and in the context of legal practice.

Career

Trained Brodies LLP; qualified 1994; assistant 1994-95; in-house adviser for human resources Royal Bank of Scotland 1995-97; assistant Brodies LLP 1997-99; associate 1999; partner 2001.

Languages

German.

Memberships

ELA; Scottish Employment Law Group.

Education

Rathmore Grammar, Belfast; Edinburgh University (1988 MA Hons Social Policy and Politics; 1991 LLB Merit; 1992 Diploma in Legal Practice).

Leisure

Running, reading, classical violin.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Human resources > Employment

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