Kate Johnson
      • Kate Johnson
      • Solicitor - Employment
    • Contact

      • 01827 317063
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    • Departments

    • Address

      • Etchell House, Etchell Court,
      • Bonehill Road,
      • Tamworth,
      • Staffordshire,
      • B78 3HQ
      • 01827 317070
      • 01827 317080

Kate Johnson

Solicitor - Employment

Kate Johnson is a Solicitor who works within our specialist employment law team which is led by Jonathon Forrester and recognised in the Legal 500 of leading law firms.

Having graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2012 with a Law degree, she went on to complete her LPC at the University of Law, Birmingham in 2014.

Whilst at national firm Irwin Mitchell, she qualified as a Legal Executive and led a team of paralegals within the Employment division.

Kate provides tailored employment law advice to individual and company clients on wide ranging contentious and non-contentious matters. Kate has particular knowledge and experience relating to claims of unfair dismissal, discrimination, employment status and whistleblowing. Kate offers day to day advice on disciplinary and grievance issues, drafting contractual and policy documentation, as well as representing clients throughout Employment Tribunal proceedings and litigation.

Kate works closely with each of her clients in order to obtain and achieve positive and practical outcomes.

Recent Highlights

Successfully represented a Senior Executive of an international corporation relating to a sham redundancy. Kate secured a favourable settlement in the sum of £170,000 without the need for issuing proceedings in the Employment Tribunal.

Acted for an Accountancy firm and successfully defended vexatious claims bought by the Claimant for disability discrimination.

Successfully acted for an individual who bought claims for unfair dismissal and discrimination on the grounds of her pregnancy and maternity leave. Kate was successful in obtaining a favourable settlement for the client without the need to proceed with the seven day final hearing.

Acted for a client who bought claims of harassment and discrimination arising from her menopause whereby a positive settlement was reached.

Kate may be contacted on 01827 317063 or kjohnson@pickerings-solicitors.com

Kate is recommended in The Legal 500 2022.

‘Extremely professional and quick to respond to queries. Pricing structure was clearly explained. Kate Johnson was a joy to deal with. She listened to the issues that I presented to her and responded with solutions. She was professional and very efficient in her response to my queries. Her explanation of the process and procedures was clarified clearly and concisely. I was extremely satisfied with the financial result and conclusion to my issue’.

What clients say about Kate:

'So thanks to you, a relatively straight forward employment dispute that literally destroyed a 50-something year old, established sales executive's career, has been dealt with, buried, and to the complete satisfaction of a genuine claimant. Kate, you are a very real asset to Pickerings, as I am sure they are already aware.You are the right person, in the right place, doing the right thing for ordinary people.' Mr & Mrs L April 2020