Kirsty is particularly known for her expertise in employment litigation including discrimination and whistle blowing cases and has undertaken extensive High Court injunction work. She regularly appears as a tribunal advocate although more recently her work has focussed on guiding clients through transformational change. Her advice is always pertinent to the client's sector and has a particular focus on the retail, healthcare and outsourcing sectors.
Kirsty speaks frequently at internal and external forums and provides bespoke training for clients on key and changing employment law issues. Events that she has spoken at include the CIPD annual conference in Manchester. She sits as an ELA representative in the tribunal users group.
Kirsty advises clients at a senior level on not only significant and sensitive ER issues, but also on directors' issues and people strategy generally; this includes collective consultation, labour relations, restructuring, board disputes and executive terminations.
She has been recognised by the legal directories for ten years.
Kirsty is a Governor of a local academy, a trustee of a children's charity, Vision4children, based at Alder Hey and a board member of Girls Out Loud, an organisation supporting teenage girls.
She sees "the world through commercial eyes", and "understands we're running a business and is very responsive."
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