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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"Jessica has a relentless drive to achieve the best for her clients. She drives herself hard on a client's behalf to achieve what the client needs and wants. I have had the pleasure of using Jessica's services on at least two occasions (and in very different settings) and would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending her. She is an absolutely excellent lawyer. She is also highly skilled at understanding the stress of legal situations and is always one step ahead, knowing what you might worry about and reassuring you every step of the way."
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High IntegrityAugust 23, 2010
Suzy Waltonhired Jessica as an Attorney in 2007, and hired Jessica more than once