Fiona McLellan

What Fiona can do for you

Fiona is a dual qualified solicitor (Scotland and England) with over 10 years experience in employment law including representing clients in the Employment Tribunal.

Day-to-day she advises a broad spectrum of clients on all aspects of employment law whether contentious or non-contentious including: dismissals, equality and diversity, contract drafting and disputes, employment status issues, atypical working arrangements and collective matters including those involving trade unions.

Fiona has considerable experience of advising on complex discrimination issues, particularly in connection with gender, equal pay and disability.  She recently assisted the Equality and Human Rights Commission in redrafting the Equal Pay Code of Practice which provides guidance on the equality of terms provisions in the Equality Act 2010. Fiona also has an interest in and significant experience of advising on change management situations such as large-scale redundancies, reorganisations (including outsourcings) and TUPE transfers.

Fiona frequently provides bespoke training to clients on employment law issues and regularly contributes to working parties set up by the Employment Lawyers Association to respond to government consultations. Most recently she sat on the ELA working parties for the Consultations on Resolving Workplace disputes and the equal pay section of the Modern Workplaces consultation.

Main areas of expertise

  • Employment Tribunal litigation
  • Discrimination law, in particular sex discrimination, equal pay and disability discrimination issues
  • Redundancy and organisational change
  • TUPE
  • Contract issues/disputes
  • Atypical working arrangements

The clients she works with

  • Public sector organisations
  • Private sector organisations
  • Charities
  • Trade organisations
  • Individuals

Professional memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association

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Employment Law Update Seminars Autumn 2019

You are invited to join us as we host a series of FREE employment law seminars in our Harrogate, London, Newcastle and Manchester offices this Autumn. The seminars will cover current employment law issues that we know can cause headaches for HR professionals and are designed to offer sound legal guidance, as well as practical tips to help you manage these tricky areas.

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