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Jo Hibbert

Jo HibbertSenior Lawyer

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I work in the Lewissilkinhouse team and am currently on secondment at a global investment bank and financial services institution.

I advise on the full range of international employment law and employee relations issues. I have particular expertise in managing high value and commercially sensitive tribunal and high court litigation and team moves. I work closely with lawyers globally to coordinate advice on employment matters. 

Employment

I am an experienced employment lawyer and advise on the full range of international employment issues. Recent experience has included: 

  • advising an international investment bank in respect of a collective grievance raised by a number of Managing Directors alleging discrimination, bullying and harassment and whistleblowing following them being put at risk of redundancy
  • advising an international financial newspaper in respect of the restructure of its newsroom and the collective redundancy consultation process
  • defending a leading financial technology company in respect of a high value unlawful deduction of wages claim raised by the Director of Sales for unpaid commission
  • advising an investment bank in respect of the integration of a credit card business following its acquisition (including the concurrent collective redundancy and TUPE consultation issues)

Financial Services

I have particular experience at working with clients in the financial services sector and have completed secondments at US and Canadian investment banks and at a French investment manager.  Particular highlights include: 

  • advising in respect of a compliance investigation into breaches of the Personal Account Dealing policy and subsequent disciplinary, dismissal and tribunal proceedings
  • working with local HR and local counsel to implement performance and redundancy processes in Israel, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon
  • running a collective redundancy process across teams in London and Jersey
  • advising in respect of a collective grievance lodged by members of a front office trading desk raising complaints about bonus payments awarded and alleging unfair treatment on religious grounds

I have also worked with clients in the publishing and technology sectors. 

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