Jayne Harrison



Jayne joined Richard Nelson LLP in 2018 as a Partner and Head of the Employment team.  She trained at a top 100 law firm. Prior to joining us, Jayne was a partner and head of the employment department at Chattertons then at Cleggs Solicitors. Jayne represents employees and specialises in representing professional such as teachers, nurses, doctors, pharmacists and those in regulated sectors.

Jayne also represents all manner of employers from large PLCs to small businesses. Jayne advises on all areas of employment law including tribunal advocacy, discrimination, dismissals, contracts of employment, staff handbooks, TUPE, settlement agreements, grievances and disciplinaries. Jayne was noted in the Legal 500 for her experience in employment law.

Jayne knows that it is vital to get to know clients and their objectives. She understands how embittered parties can feel when employment tribunal proceedings are started. Jayne has dealt with cases in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunals through to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Two of Jayne’s cases, heard in the Employment Tribunal and Court of Appeal, were reported and are still cited by Judges and solicitors today.

Services & Specialisms

Expert advice & representation in these areas

  • Employment Law for Employers

    Work with our employment solicitors to draft policies and documents, resolve settlement agreement issues, gain support in redundancy procedures, and more.

  • Employment Law for Employees

    We advise and represent employees in a range of matters, including disputes & grievances within current roles, and settlement agreements or other matters following the end of employment.

I fight cases like they were my own. Putting myself in the client’s shoes ensures that I go that extra mile for the client and enables me to understand what the client wants to achieve and why. I gain great satisfaction when I achieve or exceed my client’s expectations in their case.

Jayne Harrison

I have been very happy with the help and representation I have received from Jayne. I would highly recommend her and the firm to people I know and, should anything come up in the future, then I would also return. She made everything easy to understand during a very difficult... time and I am eternally grateful. Thank you.

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