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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

70 GREAT BRIDGEWATER STREET, MANCHESTER, M1 5ES, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
Fax:
Fax 0845 497 8888
DX:
14344 MANCHESTER
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Corrine Sobers

Tel:
Work +44 161 831 8612
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Corrine is an associate in our human resources practice group in Manchester. She qualified as a solicitor in August 2012 and joined Eversheds in May 2015.

She is a member of our education employment and student issues teams and works exclusively with clients in the further and higher education sectors, schools, academies and private education providers.

Corrine advises clients on a broad range of employment matters, both contentious and non-contentious. She advises in respect of day-to-day employment related issues such as grievances, disciplinaries and capability issues, TUPE issues and contractual documentation, policies and procedures and protected conversations and negotiating and drafting settlement agreements.

Corrine also advises in respect of matters in the employment tribunal and employment appeal tribunal, and has significant experience in assisting clients successfully defend claims in the employment tribunal, including claims for unfair and constructive dismissal, discrimination, protected disclosures and breaches of contract.

Corrine advises education sector clients on contentious and non-contentious student issues.

Position

Associate


North West: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP   has the ‘necessary resources to be able to provide a very good service and expert advice’. Diane Gilhooley  ‘leads an excellent team’ that includes principal associate Robert Gray  and associate Corrine Sobers . Gilhooley is ‘quick to respond and has a tremendous amount of professional expertise and a great attention to detail’. The ‘personable and approachableHelen Cairns ‘explains complicated matters clearly and exudes a professional calm and certainty which is very reassuring’. Cairns’ academy client base includes private and public sponsor organisations, single academy trusts, multi-academy trusts, free schools, studio schools, sixth form colleges and UTCs. The large education team advises HEs, FEs, schools, academies and private education institutions. Key clients include the University of Bradford, Trafford College, Liverpool John Moores University and the Universities and Colleges Employers Associate (UCEA). The team is advising two further education colleges on their proposed ‘model B’ merger. The advice includes conducting a full due diligence exercise on behalf of the continuing college and advising both the continuing college and the dissolving colleges on a range of merger-related issues.

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