My role

I am an associate in the employment and pensions team and advise on all aspects of employment and pensions law. I support a range of charitable, commercial and public sector organisations as well as private individuals. I have a particular interest in working with social businesses and other organisations who aspire to become more values-driven. I aim to provide clear advice in order to assist clients with their strategic goals.

My experience

I have experience advising on a variety of employment and pensions issues. My employment experience ranges from bringing and defending Employment Tribunal claims to assisting with day-to-day HR matters, such as policies and procedures, changes to terms and conditions, and disciplinaries. I regularly advise on the TUPE and pensions implications of procurement and the terms of associated service contracts. I have significant experience of dealing with pension disputes on behalf of individuals, employers and pension funds, particularly those involving public sector schemes. I assist employer clients to manage the risks associated with their pension provision.

I also work with organisations who are looking to revise their employment and pensions strategy to enable them to operate in a more ethical way. This could include facilitating the recruitment and inclusion of underrepresented groups, developing a community volunteering programme, and considering the ethics of their pension investments. Alongside my role at Anthony Collins Solicitors, I sit on Birmingham Law Society’s Equality and Diversity Committee and I am chair of the Birmingham Law Society Social Mobility Sub-Committee. I am also a national social mobility ambassador for The Law Society. I, therefore, have substantial practical experience which I am able to share. I have most recently been appointed as Birmingham Law Society's Deputy Vice President.

My specialisms

  • Public sector pensions
  • Pension disputes
  • Employment tribunal claims
  • Values driven business
  • Equality, diversity and social mobility


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