Employment Solicitor

lindsey.abbott@moorcrofts.com<br /> +44 (0) 1628 401019 (DDI)

Lindsey Abbott

Specialisms

  • Employment Law

About Lindsey Abbott

Lindsey is an experienced employment solicitor, specialising in discrimination and unfair dismissal claims, on the grounds of race, harassment and disability. She also has experience in liaising and negotiating directly with opposing legal teams and via ACAS, to achieve settlement on a range of cases from public interest disclosure claims to race discrimination claims, as well as negotiating the terms of Settlement Agreements for clients.

Aside from contentious areas of employment law, Lindsey also provides HR advice on day to day employment law issues, transfer of undertakings (TUPE) and employment related liabilities, as well as drafting bespoke documentation including contracts and handbooks.

She is renowned for her pragmatic and practical approach and has experience in a range of industries, including: media, healthcare, maintenance and restaurants.

Lindsey regularly delivers HR seminars on new legislation, case law updates and hot topics for HR managers as well as writing for client newsletters and publications.

Career

Prior to joining Moorcrofts, Lindsey worked for Whitehead Monckton, as well as setting up her own HR and Employment law consultancy, where she acted as an independent HR consultant for clients, doing a range of HR work, including investigating and hearing grievances.

Lindsey trained with Howes Percival and qualified in 2007. Lindsey began working for Northgate as a Legal Advisor upon qualifying as a solicitor in 2007, later working as part of a team of Advocates doing contentious work and most recently as an Employee Relations Specialist doing general HR and legal work.

Education

LPC
College of Law London
Post Graduate Diploma in Law
College of Law Birmingham
BA (Hons) French and Politics
University of East Anglia, Norwich

Personal

Lindsay enjoys going to the theatre and rows once a week in a team of four.