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21st August, 2014
Update - 21 August 2014
Fiona McAllister is experienced handling contentious employment matters and often appears in High Court on behalf of her corporate clients. Sources also praise her international capability: "She is incredibly knowledgeable and gives advice on working outside Europe."
The Legal 500 UK 2019 recommended lawyer Fiona McAllister
Managing a family run or family owned business presents a number of interesting and unique challenges that are rarely present in other private businesses.
Under the employment tribunal’s rules of procedure, the emphasis is on tribunal proceedings being the last resort. Parties are encouraged to resolve their disputes prior to the commencement of tribunal proceedings or prior to any hearing.
Our team are dedicated to achieving the appropriate balance and always aim to provide clients with excellent response times. They use their extensive experience, knowledge and expertise to deliver solutions which are innovative and tailor made to our clients' business.
We have considerable experience in advising overseas clients in respect of commercial and corporate transactions in the UK and assisting our UK based clients with transactions involving cross border elements.
We act for partnerships and LLPs in all areas of professional practice, from mergers, acquisitions, demergers and strategic alliances to partnership disputes and exiting partners. We also advise on the use of partnerships and LLPs for wealth management, investment, tax or other structuring purposes, particularly in relation to property matters.
Would you like to manage staff effectively and minimise potential risks to the organisation whilst doing so?
Would you like to restructure or reorganise your business in a timely fashion and save the organisation expense whilst doing so?
When considering whether you should settle an employee’s claim or potential claim, it’s all about reaching a solution that’s right for your business. We’ll analyse the situation for you, identify the potential claims and advise you on the pros and cons of the different settlement options.
We will ensure that the terms are tailored to your particular circumstances and, where appropriate, negotiate for better terms to reflect the value of any claims or other requirements which you might have.
Would you like to rely upon post-termination restrictions to protect the organisation from a departing employee’s actions?
If you believe that you have been (or are about to be) unfairly dismissed or have any other claim (such as discrimination), we can provide you with an independent view on the merits of your claims.
Would you like to effect the smooth transfer of staff on a business sale/purchase whilst protecting the organisation from unforeseen liabilities when doing so?
Good risk management involves planning and putting systems or procedures in place that you can rely on.
Nowadays, the flexibility of the labour market provides employers with a variety of options when it comes to engaging individuals.
From time to time, it’s necessary to make changes. And with everything else on managers’ plates, the key is to do so with as little disruption to the business as possible.
Disputes with your employer can be both time-consuming and emotionally draining if not handled appropriately and sensitively by them. If you feel that you’re being unfairly treated at work, we can provide you with an independent view on the merits of your concerns.
Would you like to recruit staff, put in place relevant documentation and protect the organisation whilst doing so?
Fiona grew up on Tyneside where she initially practiced law before joining Mundays. She has a home in the north where she spends vacation time on her lifetime renovation project of an old farm. She is a part time “eco-warrior” who is passionate about her electric Nissan Leaf and buying her milk in bottles! She supports many environmental charities and is a Member of the charity Surrey Care Trust.
Fiona has a PGDip in employment law and is a member of Employment Lawyers Association.
Update - 21 August 2014
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The whole team at Mundays are client focussed, approachable and friendly people who are willing to help, so you should feel confident in contacting any of them at any time. Details of our staff members can be found on our People page or via the team member links on the pages explaining the services we provide