Karen Cole joined RIAA Barker Gillette in 2016 having previously worked at Warners Solicitors for ten years. Karen first practised as a chartered legal executive before qualifying as a solicitor in 2013. Karen has a range of expertise based on her background working in both employment law and dispute resolution and litigation. Karen provides employment law advice to businesses and individuals, whether contentious or not in nature.
Advising your business
Karen advises a broad range of mid-tier businesses and in-house HR professionals, offering both complex and practical day-to-day advice and minimising their exposure to disputes by ensuring key employment documents are robust and in place from the outset of the employment relationship. Should your business face a complex legal challenge or litigation, Karen provides a first-class service and offers straight-talking commercial advice. Karen remains competitively priced by never “over-lawyering” a case.
Karen recognises that work is an essential part of life and advises individuals, employed at the highest levels of seniority, on every stage of the employment journey, from employment contracts to guidance on family-friendly employment rights, settlements, redundancies and dismissals. When difficulties at work arise, Karen offers sensible, pro-active advice tailored to your circumstances.
Karen is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).
Solicitor of England & Wales (Admitted 2013)
Expertise and services
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