Michael graduated from the University of Westminster with a degree in law and criminology in 2002, before completing the GDL and LPC at the University of the West of England. He joined the company in 2004 as a paralegal in the Non-Motor Personal Injury department. He then worked in the Civil Litigation department, prior to commencing his training contract with Lyons Davidson in 2007. Michael qualified into the Employment Law department in 2009. Michael has worked in the company’s Customer Services and Compliance department since 2011 and was promoted to Complaints Partner in 2015. This role sees Michael responsible for the regulatory and contractual requirements in relation to complaint management throughout the whole company.
Unpacking the Package Holiday You had booked a package holiday and you were looking forward to having a relaxing time, but something went horribly wrong. Now you’re back home and the question is what can I do? How do I know if I booked a package holiday? If you’re unsure whether your holiday actually … Continued
Suitable alternative employment: The Implications on Redundancy Rights During any redundancy process, it is a necessary part of undertaking a fair procedure that the employer gives consideration to alternative employment. Accordingly, if placed at risk of redundancy, a part of this process may well involve the employer making you an offer of alternative employment. This … Continued
Holiday Pay: Can an Employee Carry over holiday pay where they were deprived of the opportunity to take paid annual leave as their employer considered them a contractor? This was the issue considered by the Court of Appeal in the recently decided Smith v Pimlico Plumbers  EWCA Civ 70. In this case … Continued