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Abigail Holmes

Associate

London

AH

Abigail Holmes

Associate

London

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Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2021

The Trust Gap: Expectations vs. Reality in workplace misconduct and why you need to take action NOW

Nurturing a SpeakUp culture within organisations is critical; surfacing workplace misconduct relies almost exclusively on the confidence of employees to come forward and report it.

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People talking with a focus on their shadows

Blog Post: 21 JUNE 2021

Getting the balance right when managing employees with conflicting philosophical beliefs

The high-profile Forstater case highlights the challenges for employers where staff have conflicting beliefs which impinge on the rights of others.

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Blog Post: 21 AUGUST 2020

You haven’t bought my silence: confidentiality not a condition of settlement.

In Duchy Farm v Steel the High Court upheld a County Court decision that a confidentiality clause in a settlement agreement was not a condition of the agreement, and a breach of confidentiality by…

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Blog Post: 13 AUGUST 2020

Is a dismissal without following a prior process always unfair?

Not always. A fair process is a prerequisite for a fair dismissal, but in exceptional circumstances an employer can dispense with the process and still dismiss fairly, the EAT has confirmed in a…

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2020

Academic

LLM, Commercial Legal Practice, BPP University London, 2018

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP University London, 2017

BSc, Philosophy & Politics, University of Bristol, 2016