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 the firm 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 for running the firm's employment law HR support service, Vigil.
The firm distinguishes itself in discrimination cases brought in the SEND Tribunal; associate Vicky Schollar is the name to note in this space.
Insights by Vicky
Managing sickness absence is crucial for organisations. According to the most recent Office for National Statistics (ONS) report, sickness absence rates in the UK are the highest they’ve been since...Read More
Talking to an employee who has consistent unpleasant body odour can be a difficult issue for employers to tackle. However, the issue can have a significant impact on relationships between...Read More
With many employers aspiring to improve the diversity of its workforce, it is important that this is achieved within the law. Positive discrimination is generally prohibited, however, there are exceptions...Read More