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.
The summer of sport continues with Wimbledon having started this week and the football World Cup in full swing. It could be exciting times for the public but employers may find themselves having to perform a balancing act.
Articles by Vicky
Associate Vicky Schollar comments in People Management on the new Acas Guidance on overtime rights and the implications of overtime when calculating holiday pay.
The Court of Appeal gives guidance on identifying the difference between "allegation" and "information" for the purposes of whistleblowing protection.
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.
Come and join us at our Employment Club Seminar in Southampton on 19 March.
Come and join us at our Employment Club Seminar in Southampton on 12 December.
We would like to invite you to join us at our Mock Employment Tribunal event in Southampton on Wednesday 14 November starting at 1.30 pm.
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