Scotland’s leading employment law advisers Burness Paull LLP and Pinsent Masons LLP combine their resources to deliver the must-attend event for busy HR professionals and SME business owners.
With a dynamic programme of presentations, industry updates and guest speakers, the high profile Annual Employment Law Conference equips delegates with the essential information, know-how and skills to deal with the demands of 21st century employment law and personnel management in the company of fellow professionals.
Since the conference’s inception in 2007 it has grown significantly both in reputation and size and is now the largest event of its kind in North-east Scotland.
The 2021 programme will return as an in-person conference and see expert speakers provide updates and insights on a range of topical issues. Keynote speaker Caspar Glyn QC, of Cloisters Chambers, is one of the top 10 highly most regarded employment silks. Described as a “scintillatingly good QC with a razor sharp brain”, an “intellectual heavyweight” and “fiendishly brilliant” – whatever your stance, there is no doubt he has been at the forefront of employment status, holiday pay, working time and minimum wage cases in recent years, carrying a busy caseload across the UK from employment tribunals to the Supreme Court.
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Presented by Caspar Glyn QC | Cloisters
Presented by Sean Saluja | Burness Paull LLP
Sean heads up the Burness Paull employment division and has specialised in the area of employment law, with an emphasis in the oil and gas industry, for the majority of his career.
Sean has extensive experience advising on the full range of employment and industrial relations issues. He has significant experience in representing clients at employment tribunals throughout the United Kingdom and the employment appeal tribunal. He has a particular expertise in dealing with large scale strategic reorganisations, international projects, TUPE transfers and complex litigations.
Sean is passionate about his area of expertise and prides himself in working closely with clients to identify and implement pragmatic, commercially focused solutions to difficult problems. He works very closely with HR and legal teams and his approach is to provide the client with an extension of their own in house teams. Chambers describes Sean as “commercially focused” and having “a great ability to see a problem from a strategic point of view”.
Sean also received the prestigious Top Cherry award at the cHeRries HR Awards in 2017.
Presented by Tricia Walker | Burness Paull LLP
Tricia is a highly respected employment lawyer who is well equipped to advise on all aspects of employment law. Her particular areas of special interest include maternity rights, absence/performance management, disability discrimination, whistleblowing claims, flexible working rights, working time regulations and holiday claims.
Tricia is the principal contact for advising a number of large oil & gas industry players in Aberdeen. She regularly advises on workplace disputes; however her varied caseload also includes employment tribunal appearance work, providing bespoke training to clients, drafting and reviewing contractual documentation, advising and assisting in handling dismissals/redundancies, etc.
Recognized by Chambers UK, Tricia is known for her approachable manner and her desire to identify practical and proactive solutions. Her pragmatic and no-nonsense approach delivers results.
Presented by Claire Scott | Pinsent Masons LLP
Claire Scott is a legal director in the tier-1 rated employment and reward team at international law firm Pinsent Masons LLP. Claire has extensive experience of advising international employers in the oil and gas industry and wider energy sector.
Claire advises clients on all aspects of employment law. She has particular expertise in resolving sensitive and high profile disputes for employers and is skilled in the conduct of employment tribunal litigation, having acted for clients in employment tribunals across the UK.
Claire assists clients with complex projects involving restructuring, redundancy, outsourcing, and TUPE. Claire advises companies on issues affecting offshore workers, expatriates and contractors, including advising clients on the impact of changes to IR35 legislation.
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