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Partner & Head Of Employment

Rebecca List

Partner & Head Of Employment

Areas of Specialism: Human Resources, incorporating: Absence Management, Commercial HR Advice, Disciplinaries, Discrimination, Employment, Contracts – drafting and advice, Employment Relationship Management, Equal Pay, Grievances, Performance Management, Restructuring and Redundancy, Staff Handbooks – drafting and reviewing; Employment Issues on Insolvency - Automatic Dismissals, Redundancy and Restructure and TUPE; Settlement Agreements – drafting and advice; Tribunal Advice and Representation and TUPE.

Rebecca heads up the firm’s employment team. She advises on both contentious and non-contentious aspects.

She counsels businesses from SMEs to large international companies, including house hold names on their HR issues. Rebecca is known for her practical and commercial advice and particularly enjoys finding workable solutions for her clients. She prides herself on her excellent client relationships and says that this helps her to properly understand her clients’ needs and enables her to work with them as an extension of their team.

When not advising on often complex HR issues, she also closely supports the firm’s Corporate Commercial and Insolvency teams. This is where Rebecca’s enjoyment of TUPE comes in handy! She advises clients on the TUPE process in Asset Purchases and upon Administration and redundancy in insolvency situations. She also reviews the employee provisions in the relevant Corporate Commercial contracts and advises on Settlement Agreements.

Rebecca conducts her own advocacy in the Employment Tribunal, meaning that she can represent a client in defending a claim, from start to finish. She has a high success rate in defending claims for her clients. In the Employment Tribunal, Rebecca has often successfully represented clients ranging from an SME, to a national brewing and retailing company, to an international logistics company.

  • Areas of Expertise:
    • Absence Management;
    • Commercial HR Advice;
    • Disciplinaries;
    • Discrimination;
    • Employment Contracts – drafting and advice;
    • Employment Relationship Management;
    • Equal Pay;
    • Grievances;
    • Performance Management;
    • Restructuring and redundancy;
    • Settlement Agreements – drafting and advice;
    • Staff Handbooks – drafting and reviewing;
    • Tollers HR;
    • Tribunal;
    • TUPE.
  • Types of Clients:

    Rebecca works for a number of clients in a variety of industry sectors including:

    • Education; and
    • Local authorities and charities.

    However, Rebecca prides herself on being an expert in:

      • Manufacturing;
      • Warehousing;
      • Logistics and transport;
      • Sales, retail and hospitality industries.

    Making her an end-to-end specialist for those industry sectors.

  • Professional Memberships & Accreditations:

    Rebecca is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

In her spare time Rebecca loves to travel and is a keen rugby supporter, her favourite team being Wasps, which can cause some friendly discussions in the Northampton office, with her colleagues and her clients!

Rebecca is available to meet at the following offices: Oakham Office, Kempston Office, Stevenage Office, Corby Office, Milton Keynes Office, Northampton Office

What Our Clients Say About Rebecca
We have worked with the Tollers Employment Law and HR team for several years and we are very happy with the service that they provide. The team really understands our business and are always responsive, and informative in helping us with advice. I would thoroughly recommend Tollers, and it is a pleasure to work with them.
B. McManus - McManus Pubs
What Our Clients Say About Rebecca
We welcome the friendly professionalism from all the Tollers’ team who are responsive and wide open to our needs, providing a quality, bespoke service. Time is the teller and we continue to work together after many years.
G J Fullalove - Therefore Limited
What Our Clients Say About Rebecca
Rebecca provided clear, expert guidance and advice.
Mr Mark Williams
What Our Clients Say About Rebecca
Clear, concise and professional service. Just what is required, especially for infrequent users of this type of service.
Mr Paul Van Veggell
What Our Clients Say About Rebecca
I have used the services of Tollers and particularly worked with Rebecca for more than 10 years. Rebecca consistently offers prompt and pragmatic HR practitioner advice rather than 'legal speak' and has been a key part in our ER approach.
Deborah Parker

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