Expertise

Sajida advises a variety of clients in numerous sectors in relation to both contentious and non-contentious areas of employment law; and is particularly recognised for her commercial and pragmatic approach. 

Sajida defends (including undertaking own advocacy) and advises key clients on all aspects of Employment litigation.  This includes discrimination, constructive and unfair dismissal, equal pay, whistle blowing, and worker status cases.  Sajida has particular expertise in dealing with multi party complicated high value claims with significant reputational risk.

In addition to handling Tribunal claims, Sajida regularly provides strategic advice on disciplinary issues, grievances, performance and attendance management, termination of employment, TUPE, redundancy, and sickness absences. She further has experience of drafting handbooks and policies, reviewing contracts, and assisting with settlement agreements. Sajida also regularly delivers seminars and training, as well as drafting alerters for various publications. 

Sajida has extensive experience in advising organisations on licence applications, sponsorship under the Points Based System, EU Settlement Scheme and Brexit implications on workforce, and generally on eligibility to work requirements.  Sajida is noted as a key immigration lawyer in Legal 500 (2019).

Year Qualified
  • 2010
Languages
  • Punjabi – fluent
  • Urdu - conversational
Education
  • BPP Law School, Manchester (2006) – Distinction 
  • Manchester Metropolitan University – LLB (Hons) (2005) – 2:1
Memberships
  • Employment Lawyers Association