Prior to joining Muckle as a Trainee in 2010, Em had worked for two years as an employment law adviser for the Community Legal Service. She also gained valuable experience as an HR Manager within the education sector, a role which enabled her to really appreciate the challenges that employers face in personnel management and encouraged her to develop the kind of practical approach to problem-solving which, Em says, no law textbook can ever teach.
Now as part of the Firm’s Employment Team, Em provides advice to a wide range of clients on all aspects of employment law. This includes non-contentious work, such as ensuring that all policy and contractual documentation is up to date and compliant with legislation, handling tribunal claims and providing general day-to-day advice on any personnel management issues. Em says the best part of her job is the sheer variety of work she is involved with and the diversity of the clients she services, both of which ensure that life is certainly never boring!
Em will tell you that she feels incredibly privileged to be part of a team of lawyers who are passionate about delivering an excellent service to clients. The fact that the Employment Team at Muckle is made up of straight-talking, down-to-earth people with a genuine enthusiasm for providing uncluttered, jargon-free commercial advice makes her very proud to be a part of it.
However, it is certainly no surprise to us that Em enjoys being part of the team around her as she is a very social character and a great networker. Em has a general passion for life, loves organising events and is capable of finding any excuse to celebrate!