Laura Kaye

Laura Kaye

Year of call:

2015, Lincoln's Inn

Contact:

Laura Kaye

Scholarships and Prizes:

Walter Wigglesworth Scholarship, Lincoln's Inn (2016)
Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln's Inn (2013)
Vice Chancellors Award, Nottingham Law School (2013)
Richard Sutcliffe Memorial Mooting Prize, Nottingham Law School (2013)
Mooting Competition Winner, Nottingham Law School (2012)

Associations:

Employment Lawyers Association

Education:

LLB, Nottingham Law School (NTU)
BPTC, BBP Law School Manchester

Since joining Chambers following the successful completion of her pupillage, Laura has developed a busy Employment and Personal Injury practice.

Laura regularly appears in the Employment Tribunal acting for Claimants and Respondents in both preliminary and final hearings. Her most recent experience includes:

  • Defending a multi-day unfair dismissal claim on behalf of an Ambulance Trust with a particular focus on procedural unfairness;
  • Representing the Claimant in various claims for disability discrimination relating to mental health and wellbeing;
  • Acting for the Claimant in an unfair dismissal claim arising from an alleged breach of confidentiality;
  • Advising a Claimant in claims for constructive unfair dismissal, pregnancy and sex discrimination following a resignation post-childbirth;
  • Successful applications for strike out, deposit orders and out of time amendments to claims.

In addition to her Tribunal work, Laura provides a drafting and advisory service in all areas of employment law disputes. Her cases have involved issues of:

  • Employment status
  • Fixed Term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002
  • Unfair dismissal (including constructive unfair dismissal)
  • Whistleblowing
  • Employer's contract claims
  • Sex, race, disability and pregnancy discrimination

Laura compliments her employment work with a broad personal injury practice and receives regular instructions for Small Claims, Stage 3 hearings, Infant Settlements, disposals and applications. Laura also accepts instructions to appear in the First-Tier Tribunal (Criminal Injuries Compensation) and is keen to develop her particular interest in this area.

She has a reputation for being dynamic, meticulous and pragmatic.

As part of her commitment to professional development, Laura has participated in mock tribunals and delivered training on Tribunal advocacy and  procedure to solicitors, HR professionals and NHS Trust staff. Laura welcomes further enquiries in this regard. 

Prior to joining Chambers, Laura served as one of the youngest Magistrates in the country and was awarded the Vice Chancellors Award at University for her outstanding contribution to the Law School. Outside of work, Laura enjoys musical theatre, baking, rugby league and walking her dog in Yorkshire beauty spots.

Specialist Areas of Practice:

Employment

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