Debbie Mactaggart

Dispute Resolution

Employment and Pensions

Dispute Resolution Specialist

Debbie has over 25 years’ experience in dealing with disputes.  She has worked in-house, prepared cases involving tens of thousands of documents and as a professional support lawyer developing web services for clients and providing training for clients and other lawyers. In the last 5 years she has specialised in employment working with SMEs and HR professionals. Her particular strengths include good relationships with clients, empathy and people skills.

  • MDs and Directors
  • Business owners and managers
  • HR directors and consultants
  • Providing corporate support on business sales and acquisitions
  • A successful sexual harassment case recovering significant compensation following incidents of grooming.
  • Acting for a local authority following an unsuccessful outsourcing contract concerning their fleet management where the new provider had underpriced the contract and were not able to provide the service.
  • Speaking on BBC radio including ‘5 Live’ concerning the Jeremy Clarkson affair
  • Developing and delivering training for clients and lawyers covering complex legal issues and making the content accessible for the audience.
  • Developing the content for an online HR advice service operated by a major law firm

Previous Law Firms:

  • Nabarro
  • Walker Morris
  • Cobbetts
  • Irwin Mitchell

 

Previous Businesses:

  • Senior Solicitor, British Coal

 

Education:

  • University of Birmingham (LLB)

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