Worthingtons Solicitors

Kerry McDonald

Employment

Phone 028 9043 4015

Email [email protected]

Kerry joined Worthingtons in the summer of 2017 as a Legal Executive in the Employment Law Department and completed her law degree through the Open University in 2019.

Kerry graduated from the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, qualifying as a Solicitor in 2021 and has since been representing both employers and employees at the Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal, in a diverse range of matters including unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, public interest disclosure, equal pay, and various discrimination claims. Kerry has recently gained experience in advising clients on health & safety legislation and sickness absence management policies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Kerry frequently provides private legal advice on a wide range of employment issues, and HR advice to small companies.

Kerry is a member of the Young Solicitors Association and has published articles on topical employment law issues.

Areas of Expertise

Employment

Kerry McDonald's latest article

No jab – no job? Will the Covid-19 vaccine become an ‘Essential Criterion’ for new recruits?

A large London based plumbing company recently announced its intention to make vaccine compliance part of its recruitment process. The owner defended the position by stating that he is just getting...

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