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Jamie Webster

Associate

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Jamie is an associate solicitor specialising in employment law. He gives empathetic, practical and commercial advice and clients value his responsiveness.

He represents companies in a variety of sectors including retail, video games, property management and sales, fashion, design and tech. The individuals he represents come from all levels of seniority and from business areas such as media, branding, hospitality and finance.

Jamie assists and advises on a wide variety of issues (both contentious and non-contentious), including:

  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal claims
  • Unlawful discrimination
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Staff performance and welfare
  • Redundancies
  • TUPE
  • Staff handbooks
  • Contracts of employment
  • Employment status
  • Restrictive covenants and their enforcement
  • Protection of confidential information
  • Settlement agreements
  • The employment aspects of corporate reorganisations or sales

Jamie joined Waterfront in 2021 after completing his training at Keystone Law. Prior to his training contract, he had a previous career in the hospitality sector.

Recent Work

  • Negotiating the exit of a senior employee from a national charity.
  • Drafting a full suite of employment documentation for a company in the video gaming sector.
  • Representing the employee of a national hospitality provider in their claim for unfair dismissal.
  • Advising the employee of a branding agency on discrimination in relation to their IVF treatment.
  • Defending a large employer in a claim for unfair dismissal.
  • Thank you for Jamie’s efforts over the last year or so. I am very appreciative of your responsive and diligent approach, and your support in what has been a challenging process. I have been really pleased with the service provided by Jamie, Matthew and the Waterfront team. Employee of a large organisation in the retail sector
  • Jamie and the team at Waterfront were really supportive, responsive and couldn’t have been more reassuring as I worked through a situation with my employers. Jamie was pragmatic but firm and ensured that I achieved the best possible result. Senior charity leader
  • Jamie assisted me with a workplace dispute and I was very pleased with the service. He kept me regularly updated, gave practical advice explained in clear terms and was robust but practical in negotiating on my behalf. Employee of a large media organisation
  • We have turned to Waterfront for advice on HR issues for several years now. We find their lawyers to be very knowledgeable, responsive and able to find practical solutions to the HR challenges we face as a large organisation. H&M
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Jamie and the team at Waterfront were really supportive, responsive and couldn’t have been more reassuring as I worked through a situation with my employers
    Senior charity leader
  • Jamie assisted me with a workplace dispute and I was very pleased with the service. He kept me regularly updated, gave practical advice explained in clear terms and was robust but practical in negotiating on my behalf
    Employee of a large media organisation
  • We have turned to Waterfront for advice on HR issues for several years now. We find their lawyers to be very knowledgeable, responsive and able to find practical solutions to the HR challenges we face as a large organisation.
    H&M