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.
Vicky qualified as an employment solicitor in 2004 and joined Blake Lapthorn in 2007.
- 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.
Insights 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. This article was first published in People Management...Read More
In Kilraine v London Borough of Wandsworth, the Court of Appeal had to consider whether or not the employee had made a "qualifying disclosure" entitling her to protection under the...Read More