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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

1 ROYAL STANDARD PLACE, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 6FZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
Fax:
Fax 0845 497 7477
DX:
10031 NOTTINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Clare Ward

Tel:
Work +44 115 931 7604
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Clare is a Principal Associate in the firm's human resources practice based in our Nottingham office. Clare qualified as a Solicitor in November 2003. She advises on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law, including claims for equal pay, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, race, sex, disability, religious and age discrimination.

Clare also advises clients in relation to employment contracts, grievances, disciplinary matters and other policies and procedures, the handling of redundancy processes and the employment aspects of business transfers which fall within the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employees) Regulations 2006 ("TUPE").

Clare is an experienced Tribunal advocate and takes a lead in managing the client relationship with a number of clients including those from the manufacturing and education sectors.

Clare is also a trade union specialist and is a member of Eversheds' labour law team. She advises in relation to all aspects of industrial relations matters including the recognition process and balloting for industrial action.

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Position

Principal Associate


East Midlands: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Leaders in its field’, the team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP ‘takes a very strategic view’ and ‘will always offer a recommendation rather than sit on the fence’. The group, which is lauded for ‘having its finger on the pulse of industrial relations’, is particularly noted for its expertise in the financial services, education and technology sectors to the energy and retail sectors. It handles a wide array of employment work, from cross-border outsourcing and reorganisation matters, to senior executive issues, equality and diversity issues, and TUPE.  Mark Fletcher heads the team, which includes Nicola Bennison and principal associates Mark Pipkin, an expert in employment tribunal work, and industrial relations specialist Clare Ward, who ‘has an excellent eye for detail, is very approachable and sees the bigger picture’. On the contentious side Pipkin successfully defended Pendragon against a complex claim involving disability, sex and sexual orientation discrimination and whistleblowing. Other clients include Crown Manufacturing, Specsavers and new client United Closures and Plastics.

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