Aberdein Considine represents both claimants and respondents in contentious employment situations and advises a range of businesses on issues such as employee benefits and HR procedures. The practice is led by Sally-Anne Anderson, who alongside associate Catriona Ramsay, is noted as ‘smart, no-nonsense and well-adjusted to operate in changing market conditions’. Highlights included carrying out a comprehensive review of employment contract policies and procedures for the franchised business of a lending company. The group also represents a number of employers in tribunal claims, in matters involving alleged unfair dismissal, discrimination on the basis of part-time status, age and sex discrimination.
Legal 500 Guide, 2019 Edition
Catriona is a Senior Associate in Aberdein Considine’s Employment Law team.
She is primarily based in Glasgow but works across our offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Stirling. Catriona specialises in providing employment advice to employers and employees on a range of matters such as unfair dismissal, discrimination issues and TUPE regulations.
She joined the firm in 2010 and became Associate in January 2016. She is recommended in the 2017 edition of Legal 500.
Successfully negotiated an individual client’s position to reflect that of a married heterosexual widow(er) after he was discriminated on the ground of sexual orientation in relation to an occupational pension scheme by his late civil partners’ employer. It was likely the first win of this kind following a Supreme Court decision and was worth in excess of £1million to our client.
Advising the partners of C&S Murphy on the TUPE aspects of a joint venture with Leo Group Ltd.
Advising a client in a highly regulated industry on various contentious and non-contentious issues, including reviewing and redrafting existing employment contracts, negotiating the termination of the employment and office of Directorship of one of the company’s Directors and advising on a complex holiday pay claim.
Advising on the TUPE aspects of insolvency, including in relation to Director winding up petitions, liquidations and bankruptcy.
Representing an employer in a complex Employment Tribunal claim for employment and/or worker status and the subsequent appeal to the EAT.
Representing an employer in an Employment Tribunal claim for whistleblowing and automatically unfair dismissal.
Cults Academy (2006)
University of Strathclyde (2010 LLB Hons)
University of Strathclyde (2011 DIP LP)
Qualified as a solicitor in 2013
University of Strathclyde (2014 LLM in Advocacy)
Law Society of Scotland
Employment Law Group
Recommended by the Legal 500 guide in 2019
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