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About Harriet

Harriet graduated from Manchester University in 2005 with a degree in Social Anthropology. She then went on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course in London, before qualifying as a solicitor in September 2012.

Harriet advises both employees and employers on a range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters. In particular, Harriet advises on employment related disputes and tribunal claims, redundancy procedures, settlement agreements employment contracts and staff handbooks. Harriet also delivers training and seminars on various aspects of employment law.

Recent Experience

  • Advising and negotiating exit packages and settlement agreements for both employees and employers
  • Advising in relation to a large-scale collective redundancy exercise, including drafting scripts for all consultation meetings and letters for employees
  • Successfully defending a claim brought by an employee for race discrimination, victimisation and unfair dismissal
  • Drafting bespoke documentation including employment contracts, consultancy agreements and a staff handbook

Professional Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Career Experience

2018 to present: Senior Associate, Winckworth Sherwood

2015 to 2018: Associate, Winckworth Sherwood

2014 to 2015: Solicitor, Gordon Dadds LLP

2012 to 2014: Solicitor, Davenport Lyons

2010 to 2012: Trainee Solicitor, Davenport Lyons

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 3rd March 2020 | Start: 12.30pm | Finish: 1.30pm

Managing Partner Wellbeing & Ill Health – A One Hour Guide for Law Firms

The partnership model of old – an equal partnership with loyal longstanding clients – has all but gone. In a modern law firm reward and status of partners or LLP members is often based on client originations and billings, with …


Wednesday 29th January 2020 | Registration & refreshments: 6.00pm | Start: 6.30pm | Finish: 7.30pm

New Year, New You?

This event will give you the chance to ask all those burning questions about how to successfully “adult” in both your work and home life on topics including employment, personal assets and getting married. “I’m getting married for the first …

Winckworth Sherwood, Minerva House, 5 Montague Close. London SE1 9BB