Jennifer is an Associate in BTO’s clinical defence team, ranked Band 1 by Chambers UK and the Legal 500.
Jennifer provides representation and advice to professionals in matters arising from fitness to practise investigations, fitness to practise hearings and interim order hearings. She has experience providing representation to a variety of professionals including those in the medical, dental, nursing and finance professions. She also acts for medical and dental professionals in clinical negligence claims raised in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session.
Jennifer worked with BTO’s employment law team for over five years, providing advice to both employers and employees (including doctors and dentists) in a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters and has significant experience pursuing and defending Employment Tribunal claims.
Jennifer’s experience has involved advising employers on issues with unfair dismissal, constructive unfair dismissal, collective redundancy consultation, disciplinary and grievance matters and ill health retirement. She has also advised individuals in claims arising from unfair dismissal, constructive unfair dismissal, breach of contract, redundancy, discrimination and unauthorised deductions from wages.
She is experienced in negotiating settlement agreements for both employers and employees and providing guidance on contracts of employment and disciplinary and grievance matters.