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Sarah-Jane Wood

Sarah is a foreign qualified solicitor and an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. After completing a degree in Psychology at the University of Cape Town, Sarah completed a degree in law in 2008. There followed a training contract at a generalist firm and she was then admitted as a solicitor in South Africa in 2011.

Sarah has gained over 5 years legal practice experience as a foreign qualified lawyer including law firm and in-house experience. Her experience included unfair dismissal and wrongful dismissal claims, TUPE, discrimination, redundancy, equal pay, settlement agreements, and drafting mutual separation agreements.

Sarah’s valuable experience includes being a senior associate in a law firm and in a Senior in-house advisor at the largest retailer in Africa.

Sarah has worked with large corporates including the Shoprite Group where she oversaw all employment law related matters in the Distribution Centres. This included contentious and non-contentious matters.

In addition, Sarah has consulted extensively with large corporates as well as SME’s and owner managed businesses. Sarah is an excellent litigator and has represented several global retailers and construction companies at Employment Tribunals.

Sarah is an avid runner. She loves reading and watching football or tennis in her spare time.

DD: 01242 569152
M: 07596 319024
sarahw@hopsonsolicitors.co.uk
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Sarah-Jane Wood

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