New Director Adds More Weight To Employment Team
The Leeds, Sheffield and York-based commercial law firm, Lupton Fawcett’s highly regarded Employment Law department has been further strengthened by the appointment of Joan Pettingill as a director based in its Sheffield office.
Previously a Partner at hlw Keeble Hawson, Joan is a widely experienced employment lawyer who acts primarily on behalf of employers. One of her strengths is her knowledge of trade unions and industrial action and, in particular, TUPE expertise and large scale restructuring.
Joan’s appointment takes the number of specialist lawyers in the firm’s Employment Law department, across its three offices, to twelve – 7 directors, 1 senior associate and 4 solicitors.
Head of Department Andrew Gilchrist commented; “We have earned a reputation for delivering fast, effective, value-for-money employment advice and our client base is growing rapidly as a result. We are delighted to have recruited Joan - not only is she a first class lawyer but she also brings new skills and expertise to the team.”