Jo is a nationally recognised employment law specialist. She has been recommended by the independent legal directories for many years and is a Legal 500 “Leading Individual”. She is described as “bright, decisive, proactive and switched on”, providing clients with “astute advice, straightforward thinking and client focus”.
Jo has practiced employment law for 25 years. She is a graduate of Cambridge University and was a partner at Addleshaw Goddard before she joined Myerson in 2007 to head up the firm’s team of employment specialists. She now leads a team of six experienced employment lawyers which is recognised by the Legal 500 as “excellent”.
Jo’s clients include national and international household name businesses who trust her to support them with the most complex and sensitive of employment law matters. She also acts regularly for senior executives, including FTSE 100 and 350 board members, directors of substantial owner-managed businesses and partners in significant legal and accountancy practices.
Jo has significant experience of dealing with strategic advice on significant HR projects, Employment Tribunal claims, discrimination matters and the employment aspects of corporate and commercial transactions. She also regularly provides training to clients on HR and employment law issues.
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