HR Forum: The Art of Dismissal

Event Details

Wednesday, 9 September, 2015 -
15:00 to 18:00

A practical, informal and interactive session for HR practitioners dealing with some of the thornier aspects of dismissal that regularly pose problems for employers. 

Topics covered will include: cumulative incidents and prior warnings, “bumping” and redundancy selection, maternity dismissals, PILON and protecting post employment restrictions, disability and dismissal, TUPE related dismissals, and removal of senior executives. We will also consider the new rules regarding pre-termination negotiations with employees, including advice on potential pitfalls and how to avoid them.


Your speakers:

Lorna Townsend, Principal Solicitor - Steeles Law
Lorna Townsend joined Steeles Law in 2002 and is Principal Solicitor in the employment team. She has particular experience of employee relations issues, including advising on complex and lengthy employment disputes, often involving elements of discrimination. Highly regarded for her drafting skills, pragmatic advice and sound judgment, clients also value Lorna’s supportive approach when dealing with sensitive workplace issues. 

Robert Hickford, Solicitor - Steeles Law
Robert Hickford is a solicitor in the employment team at Steeles Law. He advises on all aspects of employment law, including defending employment tribunal claims on behalf on employers. He also assists employers with immigration matters, including the process for sponsoring migrants to work in the UK. 

Oliver Brabbins, Director and Head of Employment - Steeles Law
Following a successful career as an HR Manager, Oliver trained as a Barrister before converting to a Solicitor in 2001. Oliver excels in providing pragmatic, solution-based advice in an industrial relations context. Highly regarded for his advocacy skills, Oliver represents clients at employment tribunals across the UK and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Oliver has a special interest in advising on large scale reorganisations and redundancies, industrial relations and the TUPE Regulations.


Sponsored and delivered by Steeles Law

Member Rate: £25 + VAT

Non-Member Rate: £50 + VAT
Venue: Holiday Inn Norwich, Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR4 6EP 
A delegate list and agenda will be emailed to you 2 days prior to this event, please ensure you register early to feature on the published delegate list.


Bookings for this event have now closed. For availability please email details to or call 01603 625977. Thank you. 

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