Jonathan Shevlane


Employment Law Trainer (Associate)

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Experience

Jonathan qualified as a Solicitor in 2018 and joined Birketts in 2022. He is an Employment Law Trainer in the Employment Team and provides a range of Employment Law training to Birketts’ clients through the Shaping Excellence training division. 

Jonathan has over three and a half years’ experience working as an Employment Law Associate at a global, multinational law practice (where he trained and qualified), and at a social justice solicitors. Jonathan has advised and represented clients from a range of sectors including: education, transport, technology and finance. He has also worked representing individuals in disputes with their employer. Jonathan has particular experience in bringing and defending discrimination claims. 

Jonathan has gained a great deal of experience in providing Employment Law training to private and public sector organisations as well as to Union officers. He has experience in providing training on a range of topics including on the Equality and Diversity, the Employment Tribunal process, employment law basics, and managing workplace investigations. 

Other Information

Jonathan studied law at Durham University, and completed the LPC at BPP Law School in Cambridge before taking a year abroad during which he taught English as a foreign language in Northern Italy. 

Jonathan is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

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