An employment lawyer specialising in the education sector.
Jameel provides high-level strategic and day-to-day support to employers, as well as working with senior executives when negotiating settlement agreements and other employment documentation. He advises upon Employment Tribunal claims such as Unfair Dismissal and Discrimination, including conducting advocacy at Tribunal hearings, involved disciplinary investigations, large scale redundancy exercises and restructuring projects, performance and absence management and TUPE.
Jameel works with a range of businesses and has considerable national experience in the education sector, particularly with Multi-Academy Trust projects.
Recent examples of how Jameel has helped clients include:
- enabling a food manufacturer in financial difficulty to carry out large-scale restructuring involving over 100 staff with minimal disruption or claims;
- helping multi-academy trusts move away from local authority policies, supporting senior leadership restructuring, addressing staff and budget constraints and building relations with Trade Unions; and
- facilitating the conversion of multiple schools to academies by consulting with relevant stakeholders and advising upon associated implications and strategic issues for consideration.