Rebecca Hughes


Solicitor

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Experience

Rebecca joined Birketts in July 2021 as a Solicitor in our Employment Team

Rebecca qualified as a Solicitor in September 2020. Prior to joining Birketts, Rebecca worked as an Employment Solicitor at a regional law firm. Rebecca completed her training contract with a nationwide firm of Solicitors based in London. 

Rebecca advises both employers and employees on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues, inclusive of but not limited to:

  • handling Employment Tribunal claims including wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal, discrimination and harassment;
  • drafting and reviewing policies and procedures, employment contracts, apprenticeship agreements and consultancy agreements;
  • drafting, negotiating and advising on settlement agreements; and
  • advising on disciplinary and grievances issues.

Rebecca is based at our Ipswich office. 

Other Information

Rebecca studied at the University of West London from which she graduated with a 2:1 degree in Law. Rebecca went on to study the Legal Practice Course at BPP University in London where she graduated with a distinction.

Outside of work, Rebecca volunteers in the employment department at the South West London Law Centre.

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