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Pamela Macaulay

Associate
0131 247 1345

Awards

Law Society Accredited Specalist

Overview

Pamela is a specialist employment lawyer in our well regarded Employment Team. 

Pamela has extensive experience of advising employers and employees on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues arising throughout the employment relationship.  This includes drafting of contracts of employment, service agreements and settlement agreements, advising on redundancy situations and negotiating severance packages. Pamela frequently advises on unfair/constructive dismissal matters and is a member of the Equality Unit which provides advice on all aspects of discrimination law including workplace discrimination.

Pamela appears regularly before Employment Tribunals, from the initial preliminary hearing stage through to full hearings. However, Pamela appreciates the importance of taking a pragmatic approach to handling cases, exploring alternative dispute resolution where appropriate in order to achieve the best solution for her clients.

Areas of expertise:

Business

Pamela is a specialist employment lawyer in our well regarded Employment Team. 

Pamela has extensive experience of advising employers on a wide range of issues including representing employers at Employment Tribunal but always with the commercial realities of the situation in mind.  This includes advising employers on matters such as drafting contracts of employment, service agreements, settlement agreements, TUPE, data protection/FOI, redundancy programmes, unfair/constructive dismissal and discrimination issues.

Areas of Expertise: 

Public Sector

Pamela has significant experience in this area and has acted for a variety of public sector organisations and government departments and appreciates the particular dynamics involved in advising public sector bodies.  Pamela provides advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues and conducts Employment Tribunal proceedings on their behalf.

She has acted for Ministry of Defence, HMRC, Department for Transport, and Police Scotland.  Pamela has also acted for local authorities in Employment Tribunal cases.

Pamela also provides advice to a teaching union which provides a great deal of insight into local authorities and the teaching profession.

 

Individuals & Families

Pamela is a specialist employment lawyer in our well regarded Employment Team. 

Pamela provides advice to individuals on a wide range of issues including negotiating settlement agreements, contracts of employment, service agreements, unfair and constructive dismissal and discrimination matters. 

Pamela understands the impact a poor working relationship or environment can have on an individual and provides tailored and pragmatic advice to ensure she achieves the best outcome for her clients. 

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