Jessica Learmond-Criqui was admitted as a Solicitor in 1991. She originally qualified as a Barrister in 1986. She is involved in all aspects of English labour law including group reorganisations and various matters of individual and collective labour law. She also works on executive immigration matters.
Jessica appears in employment tribunals for employers and employees in contentious employment matters. She has experience of numerous outsourcing and insourcing transactions from the public to the private sector and between private enterprises.
She advises employers of all sizes, from start ups to global organisations. She also advises charities and other not-for-profit organisations.
She has frequently been interviewed on television and radio in connection with employment law issues generally. She has written numerous articles on matters relating to employment and immigration law including for The Times, The Guardian and the Independent newspapers.
She appeared in The Legal 500 as having a leading reputation in employment law. She and her team, while she was at Altheimer & Gray were nominated for Employment Team of the Year by the Legal Business magazine. In March 2010, she was named Lawyer of the Week - The Times (UK).
She is the co-author of books with the titles 'A-Z Absence and Sickness' and 'Profit Related Pay'. She is a member of the following:
- Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
- Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
- Member of the Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates
- Member of the Congress of Fellows of the Center for International Legal Studies
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"From my own experience I would describe the legal (employment) advice that Jessica gave me as being distinguished through:
- Depth of expertise and experience.
- A personal and communicative approach.
- Prompt attention to my case with clear and succinct advice.
I was impressed that it only took Jessica a couple of billable hours to review my paperwork, and I was aware she did some of this while on leave and did not delegate this to a junior colleague.
I was very satisfied with Jessica's professional services."
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High IntegrityAugust 27, 2010
Duncan Mitchellhired Jessica as an Attorney in 2005