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New Head of Employment Law!

Curwens are delighted to welcome back Kaajal Nathwani.

Kaajal originally trained at Curwens and after practicing in the City for a number of years has returned to head the employment department. An accomplished litigator, Kaajal has advised both individuals and businesses resolve Complex disputes in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal. She has achieved exceptional settlements and notable victories for clients affected by unfair dismissal, all areas of discrimination, victimisation, harassment, equal pay and whistleblowing. Strategy is key to a successful outcome and Kaajal ensures she keeps the commercial and financial sensitivities of clients in mind at all times as well as ensuring that she thinks outside of the box where certain non financial terms may be of benefit to the parties.

Kaajal is experienced in drafting bespoke employment contracts, policies and procedures for businesses as well as providing guidance for employers and employees (executives/directors) through complex and sensitive disciplinary and grievance situations. Kaajal is regularly instructed on reputation management matters for high net worth individual’s and those with a presence in the public arena acting professionally and discretely at all times. She regularly negotiates departures of senior executives and has secured significant settlement sums in often sensitive and circumstances where share options and schemes are involved. Kaajal is also instructed on transactional matters where there are employment law considerations to include advising on the application of the TUPE Regulations and regularly works with our corporate and commercial departments.

Kaajal delivers training on key practical employment issues in the workplace, often for HR managers and senior management on areas such as performance management and sickness absence and employment updates. Working with you and your specific needs, sessions can be tailored to the required target audience. Kaajal has written for the Hertfordshire Mercury on topical issues and prepares briefings for clients on a range of current issues relevant to employment law. She has featured on BBC Home Counties radio discussing employment headline news. Kaajal frequently counsels across a variety of sectors to include the financial sector, higher education institutions, charities, football clubs, care homes, technology and media industries, hospitality and leisure outlets and health and social care, as well as small owner managed private business.

Kaajal can be contacted on 020 8363 4444 or e-mail kaajal.nathwani@curwens.co.uk