Eleanor joined Birketts in September 2020 as a Trainee Solicitor.
Eleanor is in her third seat in the Employment Team and is currently based in our Chelmsford office. Eleanor assists the team on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues for both employers and employees including employment contracts, settlement agreements, managing sickness absence, employment tribunal claims, disciplinary and grievance issues and redundancy.
Eleanor’s first seat was with our Corporate Team. Eleanor assisted the team with company mergers and demergers, acquisitions and disposals, private equity transactions, joint ventures, corporate finance and banking transactions.
Eleanor’s second seat was with the Public Sector Team. In this seat Eleanor was involved in assisting with freedom of information requests, data protection issues, subsidy control and public procurement as well as drafting public sector contracts for local authority clients.
Prior to joining Birketts, Eleanor graduated from the University of Birmingham with a First Class degree in Law. Eleanor then achieved Distinction in the Legal Practice Course at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. She completed electives in Commercial Dispute Resolution, Employment Law and Family Law.