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Navi Atwal

Navi Atwal

Associate

Profile

Navi is a solicitor in the Milton Keynes employment team and provides advice on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

Navi’s primary area of focus is in advising clients in relation to Employment Tribunal litigation. Navi has experience of defending Employment Tribunal claims and represents employers in complex tribunal litigation, which includes providing advocacy at Preliminary Hearings. This has included advising and supporting clients in relation to a range of tribunal claims involving allegations of unfair and constructive unfair dismissal, holiday pay and discrimination.

In addition to defending employment tribunal litigation, Navi advises on day to day HR matters such as disciplinaries, grievances, holiday pay issues, sickness absence and redundancies. Navi works alongside clients to provide pragmatic legal advice on company management decisions involving employees. Navi supports clients in relation to drafting employment agreements and policies and ensuring compliance with all aspects of employment legislation.

Navi also provides employment law support in relation to corporate transactions and data protection issues.

Navi regularly writes and delivers training to clients on a range of employment law issues.

Education

Law with International Studies - University of Surrey
LPC - University of Law
Areas of Practice

Commercial | Employment

Articles

COVID-19 and the Impact on Disabled Employees in the Workplace
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2021

The impact of the pandemic can be seen across all sectors of society but those who are disabled have been particularly affected, not least because employees with an underlying disability are likely to have been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable and told to shield for considerable parts of the last year. Being away from the workplace and separated from colleagues has left many feeling insecure...

Employment Rights
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2021

Under the Trade Deal, the UK has agreed and committed that it will not reduce the level of protection for workers and that it will not reduce employment law rights below the standards that exist as at 31 December 2020 in a manner that affects trade or investment...

Brexit Trade Agreement and Employment Law – A “Rebalance” of Power?
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2021

Following the Christmas Eve agreement between the UK and EU signing the Trade and Co-Operation Agreement (“Trade Deal”), we consider what impact the Trade Deal may have on employment law. The UK is free to modify or diverge from any future EU employment laws, however, if such changes have a material impact on trade or investment, the EU (subject to certain constraints and an arbitration process) may apply “rebalancing measures...

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