Kirsty White Employment

Call: 2011

Introduction

Kirsty has experience advising and acting in a wide range of commercial disputes including High Court matters. Much of her work to date has concentrated on contract and torts including claims of high value or with an international element. Further, she has experience of  injunction work including worldwide freezing orders and passport orders.

Before joining St Philips, Kirsty spent 5 years at a national law firm, where  she undertook her pupillage. During that time she was exposed to employment and corporate work which has provided her with a good working knowledge of those areas of law. Moreover, this in-house experience has provided her with invaluable experience of how to provide the best strategic and commercial advice to both solicitors and lay clients.

Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons) – University of Reading
  • Bar Professional Training Course – College of Law

Employment

Prior to commencing pupillage Kirsty worked as a paralegal in the employment department of a national law firm. She assisted on a multimillion pound whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, disability and race discrimination claim involving the NHS. She had a wide exposure to unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and TUPE claims. Kirsty also has experience of equal pay claims in both the Employment Tribunal and the County Court.

Kirsty has also worked as a HR Manager for a national company. She is CIPD qualified, and has practical experience and knowledge of investigation and disciplinary procedures. As a result she understands the commercial aspects of Employment law.

Kirsty has a particular interest in restrictive covenants and their enforceability. She has experience in assisting with obtaining injunctions in order to prevent the use of trade secrets and competing.

Kirsty accepts instructions from both claimants and respondents, to appear in tribunal, provide advice or draft case documents.

Kirsty assisted on a multimillion pound whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, disability and race discrimination claim involving the NHS. She had a wide exposure to unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and TUPE claims. Kirsty also has experience of equal pay claims in both the Employment Tribunal and the County Court.

+ Add to Brochure