Joined Lawson West: 2008.
Carrie-Ann is an experienced employment lawyer who has been practicing employment law for over 12 years, bringing a wealth of employment knowledge and experience to the team.
Carrie-Ann’s extensive knowledge and enthusiastic approach whilst always remaining ‘straight talking’ has proved successful when advising corporate clients and individuals on contentious and non contentious employment matters.
During her career Carrie-Ann has been involved in numerous Employment cases for people at work, ranging from early conciliation and mediation to more complex claims of discrimination and whistleblowing. Carrie-Ann has particular interest and expertise in matters relating to disability discrimination, victimisation, harassment and whistleblowing. Her specialist knowledge and experience in specific mental and physical disability cases enables her to understand more fully the effect and implications of disability issues in the workplace.
Carrie-Ann is an empoyment specialist and fellow sufferer of Endometriosis, she sees the daily impact for so many of her female clients who need support for their condition following poor treatment and understanding in the workplace. Endometriosis is one of a number of health conditions that Carrie-Ann understands that can lead to workplace discrimination or poor practice.
Listen to the interview BBC Radio Leicester Endometriosis Interview with Carrie-Ann Randall
Useful Endometriosis links:
2. Women's Health
3. Other Articles by Carrie:
100 Years of Women in Law
Over the last 100 years, there has been seismic change towards the acceptance and equality of women in the work place. Significant dates, starting with the introduction of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act in 1919 (“the Act 1919”), led the way for later transformational legislation that has changed the lives of women in the UK to the level of equality now experienced....read Carrie's article published in the Law Society Gazette here and on our website here.
Carrie's Client Approach
Carrie-Ann’s refreshing approach to resolution underpinning litigation has resulted in many of her clients reaching an amicable solution more swiftly whist ensuring their needs are met. Carrie-Ann’s approach has resulted in significant positive results for her clients and she has numerous testimonials to evidence her commitment to her clients.
Carrie-Ann also takes an active role in the department's training programme looking to ensure that the team are sufficiently abreast with all of the latest employment law changes, together with presenting seminars and workshops externally to both corporate and individual clients on a number of topics, such as developments in employment law, recent precedent case law, reasonable adjustments in relation to disability and whistleblowing.
“I believe in establishing the real issues at the heart of the dispute, then taking a pragmatic approach to find solutions. Getting the best outcome for my clients is what drives me. I pride myself on ensuring that each case is dealt with in a professional manner from start to finish as if they were my only client.”