Caroline Lewis – Senior associate

Caroline is an experienced employment lawyer, who trained with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and then moved to advise union representatives and their members at Rowley Ashworth Solicitors. She moved to New York in 2000 and worked in the international labour rights field for the UN specialised agency, the International Labour Organisation and then the nongovernmental organisation, Social Accountability International (SAI), advising companies on the legal rights of their factory workforces. While at SAI, she qualified as a social auditor for the SA8000 labour code and developed, in association with UN Women the Gender Equity Seal (a code for measuring gender inequality in the workplace) and produced a guide for UK Aid for auditors visiting garment factories in India. (Both are publicly available here: http://www.saintl.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&pageId=1519). Since returning to the UK, Caroline has worked with the niche law firm McAllister Olivarius dealing with cases of whistleblowing, sexual harassment in the workplace and revenge porn.

At Redmans, she advises on non-contentious and contentious employment law cases and is currently training to qualify as a workplace mediator.

Qualifications

BA (Oxford University)

LLM in Labour Law (University of London)

Diploma in Law (College of Law)

Areas of expertise

Contentious

Unfair dismissal claims
All types of discrimination claims
Breach of contract claims
Wrongful dismissal claims
Restrictive covenants and confidentiality issues
Bonus and commission disputes

Non-contentious

Negotiating and drafting contracts of employment
Confidentiality agreements
Data protection
Advice on handling discipline and grievance issues
Advice on implementing redundancies and re-organisations
Advice on handling dismissals and internal appeals
Drafting compromise agreements for both employers and employees and negotiating exit packages

Memberships

Law Society
Employment Lawyers Association

Our awards

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Please feel free to discuss your own position and concerns. Contact your nearest office on:

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Testimonials

4.67 Average

66 Reviews

Anonymous

As with All solicitors advice without consequence but understood and communicated my legal position

Posted 6 days ago

Anonymous

Prompt, professional and excellent service.

Posted 1 week ago

Dominic C

Excellent service, prompt and helpful

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

I found Redman’s to be very efficient and got me the best deal available in the short time scale that was available.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Victor L

Very professional. Provided excellent advice on my Settlement agreement.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Professional from start to finish.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Oliver W

Excellent service provided by Redmans, will certainly consider using again.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Melanie H

Very professional and extremely personable service. Thank you very much.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

I found Chris to be very approachable and easy to speak with about complex matters. He took action quickly and his updates to me, as his client, were prompt. I would recommend Chris and the team at Redmans without hesitation.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Good advice

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Overall happy with the service provided by Chris and Rana.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Chris and Rana provide a great service, very informed, diligent and care about your result, would recommend Redmans

Posted 4 weeks ago

David W

A speedy efficient friendly service, I would definitely recommend Redmans Solicitors for processing Settlement Agreements.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Both Rana and Chris were fantastic. From the first phone call I was confident my matter was in good hands. I was not disappointed. I would highly recommend Redmans. Thank you again for all of your support and advice.

Posted 1 month ago

Federico S

Great advices and communication. Through Redmana I obtained match more than what I thought. Highly recommended

Posted 1 month ago

Tom G

A good and efficient service with the required legal advice provided for a settlement agreement.

Posted 1 month ago

Francis T

The solicitor I used was Chris Hadrill, who I found extremely professional and I felt that he made me feel at ease, considering the subject matter he was assisting me with.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

Chris provided excellent assistance with the negotiation of my settlement agreement. From start to finish, I was consitently updated and advised on the best course of action to take. I would highly recommend Chris and Redmans Solicitors.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

They are busy people but manage well so generally I would recommend them.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

Very efficient and professional service from my first phone call making an enquiry. Timescales of the matter in hand were met and within the agreed budget. Would highly recommend Redmans

Posted 1 month ago

Lisa B

Really very good service, always available to answer questions, provide my with any information I needed to make informed decisions.

Posted 1 month ago