Rhiannon Jenkins

Associate
Contact details

029 2068 6183

Rhiannon Jenkins is a rising star.

Legal 500 2017

Rhiannon has extensive experience in advising clients across a wide range of sectors in employment.

Main areas of practice

In particular, Rhiannon assists clients in relation to ad hoc employment law queries including TUPE and collective consultation, drafting contracts and employment related policy documentation for employers in both the public and private sectors.

Clients

Rhiannon has considerable experience of advising and representing respondent clients at the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal. She has recently provided guidance in complex unfair dismissal and discrimination cases including age, race and disability related cases.

Significant experience

Social Housing

  • Successfully striking out an unfair dismissal and race discrimination claim against a Housing Association at minimal cost to our client (March 2013)
  • Securing withdrawal of age discrimination and unfair dismissal claims against a Housing Association following a case management discussion at which I represented the client  (June 2013)
  • Providing in-depth guidance to a Charity/Housing client in relation to collective consultation requirements in light of the EAT decision in USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd [2012] case (July 2013)

Education

  • Step-by-step advice provided to a school client in relation to long term sickness absence of a teacher and related early ill health pension entitlement (May 2013)
  • Assisting in relation to sex discrimination complaints submitted by an individual client against a Higher Education establishment including appeals to the EAT and the Court of Appeal (up to June 2013)
  • Advising an Independent School in relation to an extensive Data Subject Access Request submitted by a former employee (November 2012)

Retail

  • Two week secondment with department store client preparing and lodging multiple Tribunal responses (December 2011)

Expertise

Career

Rhiannon qualified as a solicitor in 2008 after completing her LPC at the University of the West of England. Prior to this she completed her LL.B at the University of Wales in Cardiff.

Contact details

029 2068 6183

Accreditations
Legal 500 Next Generation Lawyer 2017
Memberships
  • Employment Lawyers Association

Insights by Rhiannon


articles

11 April - Rhiannon Jenkins

This article first appeared in People Management on 10 April 2019. What are the perils involved for employers where employees use instant messenger applications to discuss work-related matters? Allowing employees to use...

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29 October - Rhiannon Jenkins

This article first appeared in HR Magazine on 26 October 2018, click here to read the full article.   When either providing or asking for a reference it's important to consider the key...

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19 June - Rhiannon Jenkins

Time spent commuting is not usually ‘working time’. Employers do not generally have any control over an employee’s activities until they reach the workplace, and have no say in where the employee...

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