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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    Contacted them regarding my end of employment agreement. Chris Hadrill dealt with it and was done and handed back to employer same day more than happy with there service.

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