Legal Counsel

Dispute Resolution

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a free consultation.

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
Testimonials

Debbie has advised me on many occasions over the last 3-4 years. She provides practical and commercial advice on all aspects of employment law. I know I can trust her when I need advice on difficult issues.

Head of HR

GCI

We retained Debbie to help with a difficult employee situation in a voluntary organisation I help run and found her absolutely superb. I would thoroughly recommend her to anyone needing a good and realistic employment lawyer.

Finance Director

West Riding Personal Financial Solutions Ltd

Legal Counsel

Dispute Resolution

Expertise

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.

Debbie Advises

  • MDs and Directors
  • Business owners and managers
  • HR directors and consultants

Experience Highlights

  • 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.

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Nabarro
  • Walker Morris
  • Cobbetts
  • Irwin Mitchell

Previous Businesses

  • Senior Solicitor, British Coal

Education

  • University of Birmingham (LLB)

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a free consultation.

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
Testimonials

Debbie has advised me on many occasions over the last 3-4 years. She provides practical and commercial advice on all aspects of employment law. I know I can trust her when I need advice on difficult issues.

Head of HR

GCI

We retained Debbie to help with a difficult employee situation in a voluntary organisation I help run and found her absolutely superb. I would thoroughly recommend her to anyone needing a good and realistic employment lawyer.

Finance Director

West Riding Personal Financial Solutions Ltd