Amy Cousineau Massey

Amy Cousineau Massey

Solicitor

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A brief introduction

Amy is a solicitor and head of employment law within the firm’s dispute resolution team.  She acts for businesses and employees on a range of matters with a particular focus on resolving contentious employment disputes.

Amy is an experienced advocate at the employment tribunals. She also demonstrates a real talent for negotiation. 

Amy’s depth of contentions employment experience gives her an edge when dealing on commercial employment transactions, drafting and reviewing employment contracts, policies and settlement agreements.

Amy’s clients describe her as, ‘direct and tenacious’ and ‘passionate about achieving the best possible outcome’.

Specialisms

  • social media in the workplace
  • restrictive covenants
  • settlement agreements
  • disciplinary and grievance situations
  • advising on discrimination
  • advising on whistleblowing
  • advising on redundancy
  • TUPE
  • reorganization
  • contract and policy drafting

In Practice

Employment Law
  • Advising a multi-million pound business in relation to an employee’s breach of restrictive covenants
  • Advising and representing a senior level employee at the employment tribunals in relation to claims of constructive unfair dismissal and whistleblowing
  • Advising a multi-million pound business in relation to an employee’s breach of restrictive covenants
  • Advising a senior nurse in relation to allegations of gross misconduct including risks to her professional registration
  • Advising the purchaser of a substantial commercial property and business in relation to TUPE implications on purchase
  • Advising and representing a local authority employee at the employment tribunals in relation to claims of unfair dismissal and direct age discrimination
  • Advising a large regional charity in relation to changing contractual terms for 120 of its employees. 
  • Negotiating vastly improved terms for a group of 20 employees accepting voluntary redundancy

Dispute Resolution

  • Advising the claimant on the protection from harassment leading to the grant of an injunction and a substantial order for costs
  • Advising a registered firearms dealer in relation to licensing delays and a potential claim against the police
  • Lead solicitor advising the successful respondents in the Court of Appeal on what is now the leading case on land registration
  • Defending against a complex breach of contract claim in relation to the sale of a luxury speedboat
  • Acting for the trustee in bankruptcy of a commercial tenant subjected to wrongful forfeiture
  • Successfully negotiating a settlement and costs from the land registry as a result of a land registry mistake

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