I trained with the firm and qualified into the Employment Team in October 2018.
I enjoy assisting and advising on both contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law. I work with employers and employees across a wide range of business sectors to support them with any issues that arise during the employment relationship.
I am a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
Industry – Financial Services : I would just like to thank you for the prompt service and clear advice that you have provided. From our first meeting where you explained the agreement in clear and concise non legal language that could be understood and digested, to our last phone call the service was excellent. The whole process was completed smoothly and without any issues. Your approach made what could have been an anxious experience more acceptable which I thank you for.
Industry – Engineering & Technology : Paris Smith and particular Sarah Hayes provided me with an invaluable service during a challenging time at work. Sarah was recommended to me; her advice guided me through the dispute and we succeeded in achieving a favourable settlement. Sarah delivered an overview of the options and probable outcomes. She listened patiently to my perspective, explaining the legal impact of the situation as well as considering the personal effect of the situation. As a result of Sarah’s professional approach, I felt very much in the driving seat and did not feel as if I was being victimised. I found Paris Smith to be professional, responsive, open minded and respectful. I was impressed when Sarah replied to emails within a couple of hours and I was kept informed at all times. I would not hesitate to instruct Paris Smith again in the future. Thank you for your valued and help and support
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All of the staff at Paris Smith have been welcoming and professional during a stressful time navigating through a non-compete dispute with my previous employer. The whole matter was resolved quickly thanks to Sarah’s great experience and competence in dealing with these matters. I would definitely recommend this service to anyone seeking employment legal advice.
Anonymous - Energy and Technology Sector
My employer has offered a settlement which I have accepted. This would not have happened without your initial letter and your counsel. The situation with my former employer destroyed my confidence but I was empowered by your excellent advice and legal support. You gave me a voice when I had been silenced. I can now look forward to a fresh start. Thank you so much.