Vikki Cunliffe


Vikki is a solicitor in Trowers & Hamlins' Employment & Pensions department. Vikki trained at the firm and chose to specialise in employment law on qualification in April 2019. She is based in our Manchester office.

Vikki has a broad advisory and contentious practice centred around providing pragmatic, business focused solutions to organisations, many of whom operate in regulated sectors including real estate, education, charity, social care and construction.

Vikki supports clients through the full range of day-to-day sensitive employee relations issues, including absence and performance management, employment status, disciplinary and grievance cases and recruitment and retention. Vikki also has experience in drafting bespoke employment contracts and policies, drafting and negotiating COT3 and settlement agreements and advising on the enforcement of contractual restrictions and post-termination restrictive covenants.

Vikki also works with clients on strategic projects including redundancy consultations, changes to terms and conditions, TUPE (tendering, insourcing and outsourcing) and provides support on corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions and amalgamations.

On the contentious side, Vikki regularly advises on complex employee exits and handles and represents clients in Employment Tribunal claims ranging from unfair dismissal and unlawful deductions to discrimination, equal pay and whistleblowing. Vikki also has experience of handling breach of contract claims in the County Court.

Vikki is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

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