People & Appointments

Employment specialist joins regional law firm

Written by Peter Davison.

Rebecca McCollumUK top 100 law firm Royds Withy King has appointed Rebecca McCollum to its employment team in Swindon.

Rebecca is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and joins the firm from Wansbroughs Solicitors, bringing with her 10 years experience in employment law.

She has been involved in a number of high profile cases from business restructures and redundancies to employment tribunals, as well as providing bespoke practical and interactive in-house training on employment law issues.

“I am delighted to join Royds Withy King’s Employment team, which has an excellent reputation in and around Wiltshire," said Rebecca.

"I am looking forward to working with new and existing clients in the months ahead and in particular the role I will play in helping those clients make sense of the law in complex employment situations, by taking a proactive commercial and strategic approach to the advice I give."

Lauren Harkin, an employment partner at Royds Withy King, added: “Employment law continues to be an evolving and often complicated arena, particularly with the continued uncertainty relating to Brexit and new legislation such as GDPR last year.

"Our team of specialist lawyers offer our clients practical solutions, understanding their business needs as well as their legal requirements.

"Rebecca will strengthen our Wiltshire team, and we’re thrilled to welcome her to Royds Withy King.”