Who we are

Who we are

At Workwise Legal you will have direct access to a specialist employment lawyer at every stage of your matter. This provides the best chance of an efficient and successful outcome for you.

Alison Humphry

Alison Humphry
Partner

Alison was a solicitor and partner in several national practices for over ten years acting for unions and employees and is an experienced Employment Tribunal litigator. She has also worked as a trade union official and an HR advisor, so has considerable practical experience of workplace dispute resolution from both an employer and employee point of view. She is an experienced negotiator of settlements and termination packages and is an accredited mediator.

Alison has a particular interest in disability discrimination issues, having previously worked at the former Disability Rights Commission.

Speak to Alison on 020 3740 7403, alison.humphry@workwiselegal.com.

Madeleine Hughes

Madeleine Hughes
Partner

Madeleine trained at Hogan Lovells where she worked mainly for employer clients. In 2004 Madeleine moved to Rowley Ashworth, which merged with Thompsons in 2009. During that time, she worked for employee and trade union clients, dealing with all aspects of employment law and managing a team of solicitors.

Madeleine’s practice includes HR consultancy for small and medium sized companies and organisations as well as employment law advice and representation for both employee and employer clients. Madeleine is experienced in preparing and delivering training and in producing bulletins and other legal updates and analysis.

Speak to Madeleine on 020 3393 3035, madeleine.hughes@workwiselegal.com.

Claire Collinge

Claire Collinge
Partner

Claire has been a solicitor and partner for over 10 years in national law firms, dealing with all aspects of employment law and managing a team of solicitors. She has combined running Employment Tribunal litigation with a substantial advisory caseload, providing advice on complex legal issues in a clear, straight forward manner. Claire is also experienced in preparing and delivering training to clients.

Now based near Ilkley in Yorkshire, Claire works with clients in Leeds, Manchester and the surrounding areas. Claire’s practice includes HR and employment law consultancy for businesses and schools, as well as employment law help and advice for employers and employees. She has a particular interest in helping SMEs and new employers deal with HR and employment issues more effectively, with the right employment contracts, procedures and legal support in place.

Speak to Claire on 0113 834 6418, Claire.Collinge@WorkwiseLegal.com.

Chris McIntosh

Chris McIntosh
Solicitor

Having initially qualified as a solicitor in 2006 focusing on resolving disputes between high net worth couples, Chris now brings those same skills to bear helping resolve HR and employment issues. He regularly assists employees to exit from their employer with a suitable settlement agreement.

As well as being an employment solicitor, he is CIPD-accredited with a Masters in HR Management. He has a particular interest in assisting employers to set systems in place to avoid conflict arising and promote employee engagement.

Speak to Chris on 020 3740 7403, chris.mcintosh@workwiselegal.com.

Jane Rourke

Jane Rourke
Consultant Solicitor

Jane is a consultant solicitor with Workwise Legal. Jane has worked as a specialist employment solicitor for over ten years, acting for employers, employees and trade union clients. She trained and worked for a number of years at Rowley Ashworth solicitors before moving to the Treasury Solicitor’s Department, where she specialised in employer advisory work. Jane’s breadth of experience means she is able to provide straightforward, pragmatic advice from both the employer and employee perspective, which is particularly useful in workplace dispute resolution. She is also experienced in preparing and delivering training to clients. Jane works in the Bath/Bristol region and London.

Speak to Jane on 01225 685 222, jane.rourke@workwiseLegal.com.

Jasmine van Loggerenberg

Jasmine van Loggerenberg
Consultant Solicitor

Jasmine works with both employers and individuals across a wide variety of industries and sectors. She advises on all areas of employment law with particular expertise and interest in maternity and sex discrimination issues, having acted in a number of cases reported in the national press. She also regularly advises senior executives on all aspects of employment law including exit negotiations. Jasmine is a skilled negotiator with a high success rate in negotiating settlement at an early stage, often finding creative solutions to achieve favourable outcomes for her clients.

As well as advising on employment law matters Jasmine delivers accessible and enjoyable training seminars and workshops for employers and HR professionals on all aspects of employment law. She also writes for the Practical Law Company.

Jasmine qualified as a solicitor in 2004. She worked for over 10 years for a national law firm top-ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories for employment law before she moved to Workwise Legal.

Speak to Jasmine on 020 3582 7160, jvl@WorkwiseLegal.com.

Pritti Bajaria
Consultant Solicitor

Pritti qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and has since worked as an employment law specialist at four highly regarded firms. Her particular niche is acting for employees. She has been instructed by individuals (including directors, senior executives and professionals) in matters covering the entire spectrum of employment law from grievance and discipline to unfair dismissal and complex discrimination litigation.

Pritti is also an experienced and talented trainer. She delivers employment law training seminars and workshops to employers and HR professionals in an accessible and enjoyable way.

Whether advising employees or employers, Pritti is dedicated to providing sensible, cost-effective and practical advice, delivered calmly, clearly and free from legal jargon, with the aim of achieving the best possible outcomes for her clients.

Speak to Pritti on 020 3642 5352 , pritti.bajaria@WorkwiseLegal.com.