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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:
http://www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Vanessa Challenger

Tel:
Work +44 115 931 7748
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Vanessa is a Senior Associate in our Human Resources Practice Group based in the Nottingham office.

Vanessa deals with all aspects of employment law. Vanessa advises on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including reviewing and drafting employment contracts, policies and procedures, advising on business reorganisations and handling tribunal claims for unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, sex, race and disability discrimination. Vanessa works with both public sector and private sector clients. Vanessa has advised a local authority client on multiple cases brought against it under the Equal Pay Act and has recently assisted on the employment aspects of a large international share acquisition for a private sector client.

Position

Senior Associate


East Midlands: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP’s client base includes FTSE100, FTSE250 and Fortune 500 companies, other major national and foreign corporates in technology, financial services, engineering, retail and energy sectors, and public sector organisations. The team assists employers with non-contentious work and tribunal cases, and also handles employee claims. Cross-border support for international companies and business immigration advice are other areas of focus. Mark Fletcher provides ongoing advice to Celesio and assisted the client with the TUPE transfer of 3,000 new employees following the acquisition of Sainsbury’s pharmacies. He also managed a number of senior employee departures and the recruitment of 150 new employees for Capital One. A team – including senior associates Emily Hasted and Vanessa Challenger – is advising Computershare Mortgage Services on an employee transfer. In other work, Nicola Bennison led a team acting for West Nottinghamshire College regarding structural and strategic employment matters, such as TUPE, equal pay regulation and related pensions advice. Associates Clare Ward, who specialises in trade union law, and Mark Pipkin are also recommended. Specsavers, XPO Logistics and Brakes are new client wins.

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