Kate is a qualified solicitor with over ten years of specialist experience practicing in employment law. She is no longer practicing as a solicitor and joined New Dawn Resources on 1st August 2018 as our in house legal expert. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience to offer and can assist clients with all aspects of employment and HR matters.
What can Kate do for you?
Kate is one of our HR Business Partners and can work with you and your business on all areas of HR from drafting contracts of employment and service agreements, to dealing with staff with poor sickness records, disciplinary issues, and grievances, and tackling dismissals whether for misconduct, redundancy or ill health.
Kate is also our in house legal expert and can help you if you’re facing an Employment Tribunal claim.
What do Kate’s clients say about her?
Kate’s clients have described her as “meticulous”, “pragmatic”, “warm, friendly and reliable”, “astonishingly good” and “a God send”. She prides herself on working as part of her clients’ management team and delivering commercial, practical advice that meets the needs of her clients.
Tell us something interesting!
Kate was invited to attend the House of Commons to give evidence to the Justice Committee inquiry on Employment Tribunal fees on the back of a written report she’d submitted. She said yes (and took her proud dad). She was also shortlisted to the top five lawyers aged 35 and under in the Yorkshire region in the Yorkshire Legal Awards 2016 Rising Star Award.
Kate has tried her hand at stand-up comedy, various arts and crafts projects (all disastrous) and is currently attempting to write a novel.