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Abigail assists employers with their employee relation issues and helps them avoid and resolve disputes with employees. She has particular expertise in advising clients within the education and charities sectors on a range of employment issues including contractual matters, equal pay issues, discrimination claims, TUPE transfers and large scale redundancy programmes. Abigail also acts for clients within the private sector advising on board level disputes, restrictive covenants and changing terms and conditions of employment including terms relating to pension schemes.
Abigail has provided employment law training on all areas of employment law and her interactive, practical style is always adapted to relate to her audience, be it directors, HR personnel or line managers.
In 2017, Abigail became a Governor at Anglia Ruskin University.
Abigail is recommended and named as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500 [UK 2024]. In this edition, a client notes “Josie Beal and Abigail Trencher take great care to understand our business environment and needs and tailor their advice so that we can achieve the best possible outcome.” Another source adds “Their knowledge, and the availability of the individuals I work with, are key benefits to managing our casework. In particular Tom Sharpe (Norwich) and Abigail Trencher (Cambridge) are very helpful and their advice is always sound.”
Previous editions note that Abigail is “sought after by universities”. She and colleague Catherine Johnson are “probably the leading lawyers in the area”. Abigail is described as “committed and enthusiastic” (along with colleagues Sara Sayer and Kath Herbert).
Abigail is a member of the Birketts’ Environmental, Governance and Social (ESG) Committee.
Josie Beal and Abigail Trencher take great care to understand our business environment and needs and tailor their advice so that we can achieve the best possible outcome.
Legal 500 [UK 2024]