Jayne Harrison, employment solicitor and head of employment law at Richard Nelson LLP

Jayne Harrison


Jayne joined Richard Nelson LLP on 28 August 2018 as a partner and head of the employment department. She trained at a top 100 law firm. For the last 13 years 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 industries.

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.