Rachel is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Employment Team. Rachel joined Nash & Co in July 2015, having worked at a large regional law firm for several years specialising in employment law.
Rachel acts for employers, ranging from SMEs to PLCs in a variety of sectors, providing ad-hoc employment and HR advice. This can include advising on disciplinaries (conduct and performance issues), grievances, maternity and parental rights and data protection issues.
Rachel also has extensive experience defending Employment Tribunal claims on behalf of businesses, such as unfair dismissal claims (including automatically unfair and constructive), discrimination, whistleblowing claims and TUPE. Rachel assists employers at all stages of the Employment Tribunal process, from the initial defence, through to witness statements, costs applications and the final hearing. Rachel also supports businesses at the pre-claim Early Conciliation stage.
Rachel is conscious that employment is an ever-changing and extensive area of law and prides herself on her ability to provide swift, personable, pragmatic and cost-effective advice to clients.