Lupton Fawcett expands employment team with two new solicitors

Lupton Fawcett has expanded its employment team with the appointment of two new solicitors.

After joining Lupton Fawcett as paralegals and completing their training with the firm, Caitlin Humble and Niamh Lewis have recently qualified and are now both solicitors working across all aspects of employment law.

Andy Gilchrist, Head of Employment, said: “We are delighted to welcome Caitlin and Niamh to the Team. Their intelligence and enthusiasm has meant that they have hit the ground running, and are already valued members of the team.”

“As the team has gone from strength to strength, we have been able to expand, and Caitlin and Niamh have increased our team to nine – four in Leeds, three in Sheffield, and two in York.”

Lupton Fawcett’s multi award-winning employment team represents some of the region’s top businesses, including PLCs, owner managed businesses, charities and independent schools, and has particular strengths in education, manufacturing, construction and leisure.

Andy continued: “Our reputation for quality and value has meant that in recent months our successes have included being instructed by a US Fortune 500 company and a software company based in New Zealand.”

The employment team advises both employers and employees on a wide range of employment and HR-related matters, including discrimination issues, redundancies, and settlement agreements. It is also be involved in corporate support and Tribunal work.