Sarah Burke

Senior Associate Solicitor

M 07825 007833

E sarahburke@coffinmew.co.uk

Specialisms

  • Guiding employers through day-to-day employment/HR issues including disciplinaries, grievances, sickness absence and team issues.
  • Advising in relation to all employment law issues, including unfair dismissal, discrimination and TUPE.
  • Guiding employers through redundancy and restructure programmes.
  • Employment status and consultancy agreements.
  • Employment Tribunal claims.
  • Assisting employers with onboarding new staff including drafting offer letters, contracts of employment and restrictive covenants.
  • Settlement Agreements.
  • Delivering in-house training sessions and seminars.
  • Working with large corporate businesses and the education sector.

 

 

Sarah Burke

Specialisms

  • Guiding employers through day-to-day employment/HR issues including disciplinaries, grievances, sickness absence and team issues.
  • Advising in relation to all employment law issues, including unfair dismissal, discrimination and TUPE.
  • Guiding employers through redundancy and restructure programmes.
  • Employment status and consultancy agreements.
  • Employment Tribunal claims.
  • Assisting employers with onboarding new staff including drafting offer letters, contracts of employment and restrictive covenants.
  • Settlement Agreements.
  • Delivering in-house training sessions and seminars.
  • Working with large corporate businesses and the education sector.

 

 


What's your role?

I am a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Employment Team providing commercial, practical and plain-speaking advice on all aspects of employment law and HR.

I work with a wide range of employers, including private and public sector organisations and with individuals.

As a team we work closely with our clients to get to know them and to understand how they operate and their objectives so that we can work in partnership.  Businesses that I have worked with have described me as an extension to their team and have praised me for my commercial and plain speaking advice. 

I also regularly speak at events and seminars and provide in-house training to employers on a number of employment focused topics. 

 

 

Your experience

I qualified in 2012 having obtained a degree in law and then achieving a distinction on the Legal Practice Course.

Prior to joining Coffin Mew I qualified as a solicitor and was then promoted to Associate and then Senior Associate at a National firm. I spent 13 years in total with the firm working across the South and then heading up the Southampton employment team. I was part of the consumer markets and education sector core groups.

I have been praised by my clients for truly understanding their businesses and for acting as part of their team, delivering commercial and practical advice to help them achieve their objectives.