Associate Solicitor

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Rebecca is an associate solicitor in Wansbroughs’ commercial team specialising in employment law. Rebecca has extensive experience of advising both employers and employees on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.
Rebecca advises across a range of sectors providing her clients with day-to-day strategic and general employment law advice.
Rebecca also manages litigation in the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Rebecca’s experience includes advice relating to:
  • Contracts of Employment, Staff Handbooks, Policies and Procedures.
  • Data Protection, confidentiality.
  • Changes to terms and conditions of employment and working practices.
  • Equal opportunities.
  • Discrimination – age, disability, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
  • Duty to make reasonable adjustments.
  • Family friendly rights.
  • Bullying and harassment.
  • Working time regulations.
  • Equal pay.
  • Disciplinary procedures and hearings.
  • Grievance procedures and hearings.
  • Managing poor performance issues and sickness absences.
  • Misconduct allegations.
  • Redundancies and business restructures.
  • Collective and individual consultation.
  • TUPE transfers.
  • Dismissals (unfair/constructive/wrongful).
  • Restrictive covenants and injunctions.
  • Employment tribunal claims.
  • Settlement Agreements and exit packages.
  • Whistleblowing. 
Rebecca provides practical and interactive bespoke in-house training and workshops on employment law and HR matters.
If you would like any information or assistance relating to any employment law issues please contact Rebecca McCollum on 01380 733300 or by email rebecca.mccollum@wansbroughs.com 
Employment Lawyers Association


Rebecca is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
“As well as providing ‘by the book’ legal advice, Rebecca has always proven excellent in helping me weigh up the pro’s and con’s of a commercial decision. She provides very straightforward advice and her down-to-earth approach means that the technicalities of statutory and case law as they apply to certain situations are understandable to me in my role as an operational HR Manager.”
Wadworth

“Rebecca and Wansbroughs provide a reliable, trustworthy and speedy solution to our employment law needs, and we have used them for a number of years.”
Latchways

“Rebecca was knowledgeable, efficient and personable - a great bonus to work with at a stressful time.”
Employee