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Sophie Hayward

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+44 (0)333 006 1398

About Sophie

Sophie is a solicitor in the Employment team. She advises on a wide range of employment issues, both contentious and non-contentious.

Sophie has particular experience in employment tribunal litigation, regularly acting for employers defending claims involving discrimination and whistleblowing, as well as straightforward unfair dismissal claims.

Sophie also advises on a variety of non-contentious employment issues including disciplinary matters, absent management issues, corporate support and day-to-day employment queries. Sophie also advises senior-level individuals in relation to settlement agreements.

Sophie trained at TLT and qualified in 2019; her supervisor is Dave Maton.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

Recent experience

  • Defending employment tribunal claims on behalf of employers at all stages of the tribunal process.
  • Delivering bespoke training to managers and HR teams on handling workplace issues, disciplinary investigations and the application of employment law.< />
  • Advising on and implementing a large-scale redundancy consultation for a financial services client.