Jess is an Associate specialising in employment and partnership law.
Jess advises on a range of contentious and non-contentious workplace issues for companies, LLPs, professional partnerships, senior executives and partners. She has particular experience advising individuals working in financial services and professional services.
She has advised clients in connection with proceedings in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal litigation. She also has experience of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation. She advises on a wide range of contentious employment law issues, including dismissal, discrimination, employee competition, disciplinary and grievance investigations and hearings, and has supported a number of clients achieve resolution by way of negotiated exit.
Jess particularly enjoys advising on business protection cases, providing strategic advice in relation to team moves, restrictive covenants and duties of confidentiality. She also has broad experience drafting employment and partnership documentation, including partnership deeds, service agreements, employment contracts and settlement agreements.
Jess gives advice that is clear and pragmatic, taking account of her clients’ commercial objectives.
Appointments, Associations and Memberships
Jess is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Association for Partnership Practitioners. Jess joined Fox & Partners in June 2021.
Prior to this, she practised at a commercial litigation firm in Manchester. Jess qualified as a solicitor in February 2024.