About Amy

Amy is a trainee solicitor in our Leeds office and has assisted in our corporate, commercial property, Employment and litigation departments.  Amy’s current seat is in Family Law.

When not at work

Amy is a keen baker and can be found getting messy in the kitchen or at a food festival seeking inspiration for her next creation.

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An employment tribunal does not need to investigate the legitimacy of a final warning as long as it is not ‘manifestly inappropriate’

Can an employment tribunal consider the fairness of a final written warning when considering the fairness of a dismissal?

Pencil iconBy Amy Hughes on 1st September 2021

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A tribunal has found that a failure to consider furlough before making an employee redundant amounted to unfair dismissal

A tribunal has found that an employer unfairly dismissed one of its employees last year because it failed to consider the possibility of furlough instead

Pencil iconBy Amy Hughes on 12th August 2021

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Employers – beware of the new employers’ duties regarding checking immigration status of EEA citizens

Employers have a legal duty not to employ any illegal workers. Following the expiration of the EU Settlement Scheme, it is worthwhile employers familiarising themselves

Pencil iconBy Amy Hughes on 23rd July 2021

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Care home staff required to have COVID-19 vaccination in order to continue working

No jab, no job

Pencil iconBy Amy Hughes on 5th July 2021

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When should an Employment Tribunal decide whether someone is disabled for the purposes of the Equality Act?

An employment tribunal cannot consider events after the date of a discriminatory act to determine whether an impairment is 'long term' for the purposes of

Pencil iconBy Amy Hughes on 9th June 2021

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Temporarily adjusted right to work check measures will now end on 31 August 2021

The Home Office has announced that the temporary measures, which have been in place since 30 March 2020, will come to an end on 31st August rather

Pencil iconBy Amy Hughes on 5th May 2021

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Employee was fairly dismissed for deciding not to come in to work during the first lockdown

The Employment Tribunal decided that in the circumstances the Claimant had not taken any preventative steps, and had decided to leave work without first raising

Pencil iconBy Amy Hughes on 19th April 2021

2017

Graduated from Northumbria University with a Master's degree in Law integrating the LPC

Joined Lupton Fawcett LLP

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