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Sara Wilson

Knowledge Development Lawyer

Sara supports the knowledge and training needs of the Employment team and provides in house advice to the HR team.

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About

Prior to moving to this role, Sara was an experienced employment lawyer advising corporate clients across a wide range of sectors in relation to the whole range of employment and HR issues. 

She advised in house counsel and HR teams on issues ranging from recruitment and termination of employment, enforcement of restrictive covenants and confidential information, managing employee performance, family friendly policies, restructuring programmes and business transfers as well as bringing and defending claims in the employment tribunal. 

Sara is recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ in the Legal 500 and as a Notable Practitioner in Chambers & Partners.

Experience

  • Successfully represented a world-renowned transplant surgeon in a case brought against his NHS employer against his summary dismissal. Client was successfully reinstated into his role and where he continues to undertake pioneering and important transplants for the national health service. Reinstatement is rarely awarded.
  • Successfully advised on a claim for age and disability discrimination and whistleblowing in the Employment Tribunals.

Our thinking

  • Sara Wilson and Francesca Heath-Clarke write for People Management on new flexible working request rights

    Francesca Heath-Clarke

    In The Press

  • Family rights changes

    Sara Wilson

    Insights

  • Sara Wilson and Izzie Beddard write for People Management on the 'right to switch off'

    Sara Wilson

    In The Press

  • South West Business Insider quotes Sara Wilson on social media policies in the workplace

    Sara Wilson

    In The Press

  • Menopause in the Workplace

    Sara Wilson

    Insights

  • Sara Wilson writes for Raconteur on menopause rights

    Sara Wilson

    In The Press

  • My Pro Bono Story

    Sarah Farrelly

    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises on the acquisition of the Douglas & Gordon property sales business

    David Coates

    News

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Apollo Aerospace Components on acquisition of NYK Component Solutions

    Daniel Rosenberg

    News

  • Sleep-in workers not entitled to NMW for entire shift

    Sara Wilson

    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Harborough Limited and management team of GHL Bank Plc on the sale of GHL to First National Bank of Ghana

    Adrian Mayer

    News

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