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Charlotte McBride

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Charlotte initially joined Collingwood Legal as a Paralegal in December 2011 having obtained a law degree from the University of Manchester and successfully completed postgraduate studies to Masters Level at Northumbria University.

Having returned to her native North East Charlotte undertook the firm’s first training contract and qualified in May 2015. Since then she has continued to develop her specialism in employment law. Her contribution to the team has seen her shortlisted for the Rising Star award at the Northern Law Awards.

Charlotte has a wide range of experience and acts for individuals and employers in the public, private and third sectors. She regularly advises both employers and employees in relation to a full range of workplace procedures as well as collective redundancies. She is experienced at drafting employment policies, procedures and related correspondence. She frequently advises individuals on settlement agreements and employment contract terms.

In her role Charlotte also has litigation experience and often advises in relation to Employment Tribunal and civil court litigation. She handles claims on behalf of clients including drafting pleadings and statements. Charlotte has also successfully represented clients at Tribunal.

Charlotte is also involved in the firm’s training division and delivers training at internal and external events on the full range of employment law issues. Charlotte frequently contributes to articles and newsletters produced by the firm.

She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and regularly attends keynote talks through the Industrial Law Society.