the natural choice in law
Debbie qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and joined Blake
Lapthorn in 2004. Before completing her post-graduate studies in
law, Debbie worked in both the public and private sectors and has
experience of working in France, Austria and Japan.
Debbie regularly advises on disciplinary, dismissal and
grievance issues, handling sickness absences and employee
performance. She represents both employers and employees in
employment tribunals and takes
a particularly pragmatic approach to handling disputes. Debbie is
also involved in drafting and reviewing documents such as
employment contracts, staff handbooks and compromise agreements,
and frequently offers guidance on restructuring, relocation and
business sales and acquisitions.
Debbie is a trained teacher and has presented a number of
training sessions on various aspects of employment
law. She has also published articles in the business
and national press on topical employment issues.