About Hannah

Hannah joined Lupton Fawcett LLP in June 2018 as a Senior Solicitor in the multi-award winning Employment Department. She advises employers on a variety of matters including discrimination claims, redundancy, TUPE, unfair dismissal, settlement agreements and contracts of employment.

Hannah has particular experience representing employers in the Employment Tribunal, conducting both preliminary and final hearings. Hannah also delivers training on a wide variety of employment subjects.

When not at work

Hannah likes going on holiday, as much as possible. Hannah also enjoys going to various gym classes, including yoga, and socialising with friends.

Professional Societies

  • Law Society
  • Employment Lawyers’ Association

Specialisms

  • Employment Law
  • Dismissal & Grievances
  • Redundancies
  • Whistleblowing
  • TUPE
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts

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Accreditations / Awards

Secret CCTV and the right to privacy

Is it discrimination for an employer to make homophobic comments about hypothetically not hiring LGBTI people?

Yes, said the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

Pencil iconBy Hannah Boynes on 22nd November 2019

Is posting on Facebook deemed to be during the ‘course of employment’?

Racism in football – Liability for third party harassment in the workplace

Last week, the ugly issue of racism in football once again reared its head during the England v Bulgaria Euro 2020 Qualifier.

Pencil iconBy Hannah Boynes on 24th October 2019

Automatic Unfair Dismissal - does there have to be an actual breach of statutory right or is the threat of infringement enough?

Vegetarianism is not a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010…but veganism could be

A Tribunal has ruled that vegetarianism does not amount to a philosophical belief capable of protection under the Equality Act 2010.

Pencil iconBy Hannah Boynes on 2nd October 2019

Automatic Unfair Dismissal - does there have to be an actual breach of statutory right or is the threat of infringement enough?

No financial penalty where contractual terms are provided months after the employee has commenced work

Employers must always provide their employee's with the terms and conditions of their employments, but what could happen when an employer fails to do so?

Pencil iconBy Hannah Boynes on 17th April 2019

Automatic Unfair Dismissal - does there have to be an actual breach of statutory right or is the threat of infringement enough?

Employment Tribunals – 2019 and beyond!

The Law Commission issued a consultation paper as part of their review of employment law hearing structures earlier in 2018. The consultation considered how the Employment

Pencil iconBy Hannah Boynes on 4th January 2019

How long can an employee be laid off for before it becomes unreasonable?

The question was raised in Craig v Bob Lindfield & Sons where the employee had such a clause in his contract which the employer exercised.

Pencil iconBy Hannah Boynes on 26th February 2016

2008

Graduated from the University of Huddersfield with First Class Honours in Law

Completed the Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)

Commenced employment at Lyons Davidson Ltd

Qualified as a Solicitor

Obtained Higher Rights of Audience

Became an Associate Solicitor at Lyons Davidson Ltd

Joined Morrish Solicitors LLP

Joined Lupton Fawcett LLP

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