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Kirsty Graydon

Senior Associate

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Kirsty Graydon

Kirsty Graydon

Senior Associate

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Kirsty Graydon

Kirsty Graydon

Senior Associate

Kirsty is a Senior Associate in the Glasgow Employment team. Kirsty has nine years of experience advising employers on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious Employment Law issues.

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Kirsty is a Senior Associate in the Glasgow Employment team. Kirsty has nine years of experience advising employers on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious Employment Law issues.

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Kirsty is a Senior Associate in the Glasgow Employment team.

Kirsty has nine years of experience advising employers on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious Employment Law issues, most notably in relation to: defending claims for unfair dismissal and constructive unfair dismissal; handling and defending complex discrimination based issues; dealing with misconduct and disciplinary issues, including dismissals; managing restructures and advising on redundancies; advising clients on compliance with the TUPE Regulations; changing employee terms and conditions; handling workplace disputes and employee grievances; and negotiating efficient and economic exits and settlements.

Kirsty has advocacy experience in the Employment Tribunal in Scotland and England as well as in the Sheriff Court. She has successfully defended claims for unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, redundancy, breach of contract, race discrimination, disability discrimination and whistleblowing.

Experience
  • Recently successfully defended a direct disability discrimination and harassment claim
  • Persuaded the Employment Tribunal that the statutory test in relation to disability has not been met
  • Successfully defended a claim for Unfair Dismissal following Covid-19 breaches
  • Successfully defending various Unfair Dismissal claims, Constructive Dismissal claims, Whistleblowing claims, Race Discrimination claims, Disability Discrimination claims, Age discrimination claims, Redundancy claims, a claim under the Agency Worker Regulations and a claim regarding Fixed-Term / Permanent employment status
  • Successfully pursued a Breach of Contract claim in the Sheriff Court gaining the maximum award of expenses 
Services

Services

  • Dispute Resolution

  • Employment & Advisory

  • Employment, Pensions & Immigration

  • Health and wellbeing at work

  • Immigration

  • Industrial Relations

  • Pensions and Superannuation