Ailsa Hobson

Business, Employment

Title: Associate

Tel: 0191 226 3705

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Ailsa qualified as a solicitor in January 2013 and since then has undertaken a wide range of Employment work for both public sector and private sector clients.

Experience:

  • Ailsa started out her legal career predominately acting for claimants in the Employment Tribunal on various types of claims including discrimination, whistleblowing, and breach of contract
  • She now advise employers on procedural compliance and Human Resources issues, employment related disputes and litigation
  • Ailsa has experience in running a large litigious case load, including pre-claim complaints and settlement negotiations
  • She has been involved in over 50 claims before the Employment Tribunal to date and now continues in this practice acting for a wide range of respondent clients in various sectors, including public sector, NHS, construction, education, manufacturing, charities and social enterprises
  • Ailsa has a lot experience defending discrimination claims and has also been involved in complex TUPE litigation involving public sector organisations
  • Ailsa is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association

Quotes:

The Legal 500 2018 described the employment team as “always offering reasoned and appropriate advice“.

The Chambers UK 2019 Guide described the Employment team as providing a “dependable, friendly service that’s always willing to go the extra mile in difficult situations.” A client noted: “Their advice has always been timely. They’re very pragmatic as well, and give detailed advice.”


Key Practice Areas

  • Employment