30 January 2017

Battens Solicitors - one of the largest law firms in the South West - is pleased to announce the appointment of specialist employment solicitor, Katy Ponsford.

Miss Ponsford, who undertook litigation paralegal work at Lyons Davidson before specialising in employment law at BPE, will be working on behalf of employers and employees advising on contracts, policies and procedures, quiding employers through the numerous changes in employment legislation ’, and negotiating settlement agreements.

A fan of the intricacies and fast-paced world of employment law, Katy has a particular interest in long-term sickness and mental health in the workplace. Her knack for managing complex cases and her attention to detail will add strength to Battens already enviable employment law expertise.

Dawn Galle, Head of Battens Employment Team said: “Katy brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge and I know our clients will appreciate her sensible and supportive approach in providing employment and HR advice. I’ve no doubt she will be a great asset to Battens.”

Katy Ponsford said: "I am looking forward to getting to know our existing clients and spreading the word about what a great team we have and our no nonsense approach. Clients should know that if they come to us we will get them the best possible outcome we can."