We would like to thank Sally-Anne for her professionalism and caring attitude in a recent complicated legal action against my company. Driversity were involved in a complex Employment Law case involving TUPE regulations, it also involved an attempted fraud against our company. We engaged the services of Sally-Anne to help us through this trying and worrying time. The professionalism throughout the 9 month legal battle never waned, we were believed from the outset, nothing was too much trouble, whenever we needed to discuss the case; Sally-Anne was there, even on occasions, outside office hours.
Steve Brown, Director, Driversity
Sally-Anne showed expertise and a total commitment to my needs. I would not hesitate to recommend or seek her help again.
Grant Thomson, Senior Investment Manager
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
Sally-Anne leads our employment team and has specialised in employment law for over 12 years.
She has vast experience of advising both employers and employees in a range of sectors regarding all aspects of employment law. This allows Sally-Anne to provide employers with practical and commercially-focussed advice to allow them to make well informed decisions in relation to their employment policies, procedures and practices.
Sally-Anne has an excellent track record of achieving commercial and advantageous resolutions of employment related disputes, avoiding for her clients the costs, management time and inconvenience which is often associated with litigation. However on the occasions when such a resolution does not prove favourable or possible, Sally-Anne can draw on her extensive experience of representing parties at both the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal to ensure that her clients are well represented in those forums.
Sally-Anne can also draw on invaluable experience of guiding employers through organisational change resulting from corporate events such as mergers, acquisitions and restructures to help her clients to effect such transitions as smoothly and efficiency as possible, while ensuing compliance with all statutory and contractual obligations.
Sally-Anne speaks regularly at conferences and seminars and she also provides her clients with bespoke employment law training to empower them to make the best possible business decisions in relation to their employees.
Advised a high profile children’s charity in relation to a significant staffing restructure including redundancies and changes to terms and conditions
Advised in relation to the wholesale review of contracts, policies and procedures for a financial services company, taking account of the stringent regulatory framework and collective consultation requirements
Acted in a lengthy Employment Tribunal hearing in relation to unfair dismissal and disability discrimination arising out of a high profile scandal involving a public authority
Successfully defended a security company in respect of an employment tribunal claim for automatically unfair dismissal following a second generation outsourcing and alleged TUPE transfer
Represented a national cleaning company in an appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal in respect of a tribunal judgement of unfair dismissal
Successfully defended an international transport company in respect of a claim at the Employment Tribunal of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination
Mackie Academy, Stonehaven
Aberdeen University (2004 LLB Hons)
Aberdeen University (2005 Dip LP)
Qualified as a Solicitor in 2007
Law Society of Scotland
Employment Law Group
Recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2019 Guide
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