Jennifer Maxwell-Harris qualified in 2001 and joined Joelson’s employment team in 2007, becoming a partner in 2011.
Jennifer is a Council member of the governing Council of Loughborough University. Her hobbies include classic yacht racing and archaeology.
Jennifer advises employers and senior employees on all aspects of employment relationships including: employment contracts, bonuses and employee incentives, redundancy situations, dismissals, settlement agreements, and employment law issues in relation to buying and selling businesses. She also acts for employers and individuals in Employment Tribunal and Court matters, including unfair dismissal, breach of contract and discrimination claims. Jennifer also advises directors and trustees of incorporated and non-incorporated entities on governance, including directors’ duties and obligations.
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In addition to her employment law practice Jennifer also advises on immigration and the team assists businesses and individual’s business and work visas for the United Kingdom, Including Tier 1 and Tier 2 visas.
Jennifer's latest articles are shown below.
Following the UK Supreme Court's landmark ruling granting Uber drivers worker status, Jennifer Maxwell-Harris comments on this decision and the impact it will have on the gig economy.
In a landmark ruling last Friday, the UK Supreme Court blocked Uber’s appeal from a ruling by the employment tribunal that classified Uber drivers as workers.