Charlotte Marshall Solicitor
Charlotte is a Solicitor in our London office. She works in the Employment and Immigration teams.
Main areas of practice
Charlotte most recently worked in Corporate assisting on a wide range of matters advising business entities from start-ups to public companies.
Previously Charlotte has completed a seat in the Employment team during which she worked on a variety of matters, advising both employees and employers, frequently with clients situated in the recruitment sector. During this seat, Charlotte worked mostly on matters related to ending employment relationships and associated issues. Charlotte also had the opportunity to assist on employment tribunal claims, an employment claim proceeding in the High Court, and several mediations.
Charlotte also gained experience in professional regulation during a secondment to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (the NMC) where she sat in the Fitness to Practise directorate, assisting lawyers with the preparation and bringing of cases on behalf of the NMC. During this time Charlotte frequently attended hearings and the High Court. The highlight of this secondment for Charlotte was representing the NMC in a substantive hearing and for several interim order hearings.
For her first seat, Charlotte was placed in the Succession & Tax team where she assisted on an assortment of matters, including probate, wills and estate planning for high net-worth individuals.
Charlotte studied English Literature at the University of Warwick before completing her GDL and LPC at law school in Bristol. Charlotte joined Blake Morgan in 2015 to undertake her Training Contract.
We take a look at negotiating a settlement agreement between an employer and an employee, where an employee waives their right to make certain claims, usually in return for monetary compensation.
Articles by Charlotte
Protecting trade secrets and confidential information is crucial and what steps can employers take to prevent staff from misusing commercially-sensitive information?
The writing of references has long been a thorny topic in employment law and so the recent case of Hincks v Sense Network Limited which identifies 'common features' of the duties of a reference writer is important for those involved in giving references.
This article was first published by People Management Magazine on 20 February 2018.