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Contributor: Joanna Blackburn

Partner, Employment

Joanna is a Partner in Employment Department at Mishcon de Reya, where she handles all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law. This includes executive terminations, discrimination, wrongful and unfair dismissal, TUPE, large scale reorganisations and contract issues. She regularly advises LLPs on partnership matters and is well versed in the issues that affect their members. Further afield Joanna’s expertise also covers the employment aspects of mergers, acquisitions and flotations, outsourcing, and works councils. To find out more about Joanna, please click here.

Recent posts by Joanna Blackburn

  • Do you want the good news or the bad news?

    Employers need to be aware of some changes to the collective consultation rules that have been made in the last few months. Some of the changes are beneficial to employers; one is not. The statutory obligation to collectively consult is triggered when an employer is proposing to dismiss 20 or more employees at one establishment… Read more

  • Employment Alert: Rights for Shares

    The amended employee shareholder provisions of the Growth & Infrastructure Bill have been approved, following a number of concessions on the part of the Government to answer concerns raised by the House of Lords. The Bill has received Royal Assent, and is now called the Growth & Infrastructure Act 2013. The new employee shareholder status… Read more