Terri joined Stephensons during the winter of 2019 and works as a trainee solicitor in the employment department.
Terri graduated with a upper second class bachelor of laws from the University of Teesside via Bradford University College before joining the firm and has since completed her masters in legal practice at BPP Law School.
Having completed her undergraduate degree part time whilst working full time, Terri has worked in the legal sector for four years in employment litigation and pre-litigation insurance. Prior to her previous role, Terri interned at legal technology company in Hong Kong as a legal researcher covering four different jurisdictions.
Terri has managed a variety of employment litigation cases for both claimants and respondents in claims/defences ranging from discrimination, unfair dismissal and whistle blowing. Terri is supervised by Philip Richardson.
Areas of specialism
- Providing advice to prospective new clients on their potential claims and funding methods available that suit them. This involves dealing with employees and employers who require legal assistance.
- Advising and assisting employees on their employment rights and establishing what employment claims they may be able to pursue.
- Providing advice and guidance to employers in relation to defending potential claims being brought against them by employees.
- Assisting the solicitors in the department through the various stages of bringing claims to the employment tribunal, such as unfair dismissal claims, whistle blowing claims and claims for discrimination within employment.
In her free time Terri enjoys travelling, spending time with her partner and her dog, exploring new places and taking long walks as often as possible.
What our clients say
"Being involved in anything of a legal aspect is daunting for most. However, Terri was magnificent in helping me through all of the potential pitfalls along the way. Her explanation of everything that I asked of her was top drawer - even the most tedious of requests or queries were answered in an informative manner, free from jargon. The whole process from start to finish was handled in an exemplary fashion and I could not speak highly enough of Terri. Outstanding work! Thank you so much!"