Polly qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and joined BDBF in June 2013. She was promoted to Partner in June 2017.
Polly has extensive experience of advising both employers and employees on a variety of contentious and non-contentious employment issues.
On the contentious side, she has acted in numerous Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal tribunal disputes including in claims for whistle blowing, discrimination and unfair dismissal. She has also advised on High Court claims.
On the non-contentious side, Polly regularly advises employers and employees on employment-related issues and disputes, including grievances, restrictive covenants, TUPE, and contractual and policy issues. She has experience of supporting both employers and employees through redundancy, disciplinary and capability procedures (and delivering training on them) as well as advising employees and employers on agreed exits.
Polly is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
In her spare time, Polly’s favourite pastimes are travel, literature, entertaining her young son.