Laura works within the respondent employment team and advises on HR matters such as redundancy, TUPE transfers and restructuring, along with all other aspects of the employment relationship, including disciplinary and grievance matters.
Laura also regularly acts on behalf of business clients in Tribunal proceedings covering topics such as:
- Unfair dismissal
- Wrongful dismissal
- Unlawful deduction of wages
Laura has a particular specialism in Apprenticeships, which includes the Apprenticeship Levy and Apprenticeship Agreements.
Laura qualified as a solicitor in 2017.
"We have had the dedicated support of Laura Willis with whom we have an exceptional working relationship and who has given us consistently timely and professional legal advice in all aspects of our HR. From reviewing our employment contracts and handbook to helping with the most demanding legal employment issues, Laura has always been approachable and clear in her advice." - 5* Trustpilot review
"Laura Willis has always been very quick to respond to our requests for advice and her advice has always been clear, well laid out, easy to understand, well-reasoned and easy to apply in practice. Following her advice has consistently led us to get the outcome we were looking for and with a minimum of stress." - Legal 500, 2023
"Laura Willis is our dedicated solicitor and over the past two years we have developed a good working relationship. We find her very approachable and knowledgeable with clear and comprehensive advice which can sometimes be for very complex situations. Laura goes out of her way to ensure she is advising you in accordance with the law but to ensure that we understand the reasons behind the advice." - Legal 500, 2023