Vicky Schollar Associate
Vicky advises on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues, acting for both businesses and individuals.
Main areas of practice
Vicky provides practical legal advice to clients on a wide range of day to day employment law issues including disciplinary and grievance proceedings, redundancies and long term sickness absence. Vicky also has extensive experience in advising clients in connection with settlement agreements, Employment Tribunal proceedings and has also represented clients in breach of contract and discrimination claims in the Civil Courts. In relation to non-contentious matters, Vicky regularly supports clients in interpreting and amending contractual terms and conditions as well as drafting and reviewing new and existing contracts, policies and procedures.
Clients are in the charity, education and property sectors and businesses advised by Vicky range in size from 2 to over 1000 employees. Individual clients are in both junior positions and senior management.
Settlement Agreements: Vicky has drafted, negotiated and advised on numerous settlement agreements, acting for both employer and employee.
Articles and seminars: She has written many articles for the local and national press and has presented at several employment seminars.
Vigil: Vicky has responsibility alongside Sarah Peacock for running the firm's employment law HR support service, Vigil.
Articles by Vicky
The World Cup kicks off today – and employers may find themselves managing competing requests for time off or transfers to another shift, as well as a spike in unauthorised absences. Vicky Schollar offers some advice.
A number of whistleblowing cases have made headlines in the last few months and highlighted the fact that such claims are here to stay.
Vicky Schollar, a Senior Solicitor in our employment team considers some of the practical reasons for the gender pay gap. She explains how employers can try to ensure that all employees are treated fairly when it comes to pay.
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