Lucy Miles

What Lucy can do for you

Lucy qualified as a Solicitor in 2012 and joined Hempsons in 2017.

Lucy advises clients on all aspects of employment law which arise during the course of an employment relationship and thereafter including recruitment, drafting contracts and handbooks / policies, holiday and holiday pay issues, maternity and other family related leave, sickness absence management, redundancy and restructuring, grievances and disciplinary matters, protected conversations, managing exits and settlement packages.

Lucy has experience of successfully bringing and defending a range of Employment Tribunal proceedings including claims for discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal. She also frequently resolves disputes successfully without recourse to the Employment Tribunal.

Lucy acts for NHS trusts, CCGs and national organisations in the public, private and third sectors and also for individuals. She also has experience of working in-house with a large professional regulatory body within the healthcare sector.

Main areas of expertise

  • Employment Tribunal claims
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Discrimination
  • Whistleblowing
  • Restructuring and redundancies
  • TUPE

The clients Lucy works with

  • NHS trusts
  • Private sector organisations
  • Individuals
  • Charities


  • Legal Practice Course – Distinction – 2009
  • LLB (First Class Honours) – 2008


  • ELA

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Webinar: Employment Case Law Update – a review of recent cases

In this free webinar we will be reviewing recent case law covering interesting topics such as what can happen when protected characteristics conflict, liability for harassment by service users and how to utilise the reasonable steps defence. We will also cover the recent high profile decisions in Uber and Mencap and provide top tips for HR best practice.

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Webinar: Employment issues in Primary Care

In this free session Hempsons Associate Lucy Miles will cover managing employee capability issues including short and long term sickness absence as well as a case law update covering some recent decisions for Practices to be aware of.

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