Carol Shaw

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Director, Head of Employment Law
  • Banbury
01295 204140
  • Employment
  • Employment - Employees
  • Employment - Employers

Carol leads Spratt Endicott’s Employment team, and has particular expertise on restrictive covenant cases, business immigration matters. TUPE, working time, discrimination claims, and injunctive proceedings as an independent supervising solicitor.

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Carol has over 30 years’ experience in employment law having qualified in 1986 after gaining a Law Degree from the University of Leicester. She has previously been a partner in a London firm and had her own practice in Banbury before joining Spratt Endicott in 2002. She has worked on thousands of employee and employer matters in that time.

Carol has particular expertise in the food, security, and manufacturing industries, and is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.

Her approach is to offer practical advice in terms that her clients understand, able to apply her vast expertise in employment law to the specific context of a case. She ensures that her clients feel supported and that their matter is dealt with a quickly and painlessly as possible.

Work highlights:

  • Carol has extensive experience in advising both employers and employees, as well as of Employment Tribunal advocacy.
  • She has a very high success rate in Employment Tribunal proceedings on behalf of her clients.
  • Carol also has extensive experience in advising on redundancy in organisations; employment contracts; discrimination; harassment; transfer of undertakings; Working Time Regulations; grievance and disciplinary procedures; settlement agreements; restrictive covenants and injunctive proceedings both in acting on behalf of a party, and in acting as and independent supervising solicitor.

Professional memberships, publications and interests:

  • She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, and is a recommended lawyer in the 2018-19 edition of The Legal 500 UK.
  • Books, travel (an overland expedition to Libya being “the best yet”) and riding.   



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