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Jennifer Walker has joined Sheffield city centre solicitors Graysons as head of its employment law department.

Walker, who hails from Sheffield, has over 15 years’ experience working in employment law, starting in 2002 at the Citizen’s Advice Bureau and then as an employment paralegal. She qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Industrial Law Society.

She has particular expertise in issues such as terms, conditions and contacts; policies and procedures; hours and pay; disciplinary and grievance procedures and employment tribunal claims; discrimination, harassment and victimisation; unfair dismissal, redundancy and reorganisation; restrictive covenants and TUPE claims.

Walker has worked closely with various unions over the past few years, advising organisations such as CWU and GMB and their members. She has also been heavily involved in working with the Police Federation and police officers.

Graysons’ managing partner, Peter Clark, said: “Jennifer is a tremendous addition to the firm. Our clients will undoubtedly benefit from her skills, knowledge and breadth of experience. I’d like to welcome her to our team and look forward to her positive contribution to the continued growth of Graysons.”