Associate and Employment Solicitor
Dee is an Associate of the firm and an experienced Employment Solicitor specialising contentious and non-contentious matters and is able to represent both companies and employees within the Dorset area.
Dee is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and a solicitor in our Employment Team. Dee advises companies and individuals on a full range of contentious and non-contentious areas of employment law.
Dee’s contentious experience includes advising on unfair dismissal, redundancy, disability, TUPE, sex and race discrimination and breach of contract claims. She also advises on the conduct of capability as well as disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures.
Dee’s non-contentious experience includes drafting and reviewing contracts of employment, director service agreements, consultancy agreements, compromise agreements, staff handbooks, company policies and procedures. She also advises on varying terms of employment, restructuring and redundancies, as well as advising on the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
Dee read Classics at Royal Holloway before studying law at the College of Law in Guildford. Dee initially trained with niche employment firm Langley & Co (now Archon), in London, before moving to the south coast to join Trethowans solicitors in 2002. Dee joined Harold G Walker in March 2008.
Dee thoroughly enjoys living in the area with easy access to the coast and the New Forest. In her spare time Dee enjoys travel and a good book.
Dee’s Client Testimonials:
“Just to say a huge thank you for your help and assistance in my recent settlement agreement. This is the second time I have needed your expert advice and so happy with such a great service you provide.”June 2018
“I was very happy.”April 2018
“Many thanks to Dee, excellent job.”April 2018
“Dee has given such a perfect, high quality service. It cannot be improved. Thank you very much.”Mar 2018
“I would like to thank Dee Woodcock for being so helpful and understanding. Her expertise proved invaluable.”May 2017