Richard Reed is delighted to announce the recruitment of an experienced solicitor Lisa Branker to launch its Employment & HR department together with its Immigration department. The firm can now offer expert legal advice on a wide range of employment/HR and immigration matters for both start-ups, SMEs and larger businesses.
Lisa Branker was born in the North East has over 17 years’ employment law experience and during which she has advised a broad range of clients in both small and large businesses. Lisa trained with a City law firm in London and spent the beginning of her career working for a large international German law firm. Lisa also has extensive in-house experience having worked as a Senior Employment solicitor for the public sector in London and recently as Group Solicitor and Head of HR for a large family run company in the North East covering its care and leisure sectors where she was also appointed as the Authorising Officer for the company’s Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence handling all immigration matters regarding overseas recruitment, policies and procedures particularly in the Care Sector.
Lisa says “I’m delighted to be joining Richard Reed at this progressive and exciting time in the firm’s continuing development. Richard Reed has an impressive reputation in Sunderland and throughout the North East. I’m looking forward to being given the opportunity to set up the Employment & HR department and the Immigration department working directly with our existing clients as well as developing good working relationships with new clients in the near future.”
Managing Director, Sarah Reid added “We are delighted that Lisa has joined the firm, she will be an excellent addition to the practice, Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge and legal experience in both Employment Law and Immigration Law that will enable the firm to continue to grow and strengthen our reputation”.
Richard Reed Solicitors is a trading name of Richard Reed Ltd. A full list of company directors is available at 3 – 6, Frederick Street, Sunderland SR1 1NA. Registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No: 05702566 VAT Registration No: 176 6121 59. This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA No: 000568890. Richard Reed Ltd is contracted with the Legal Aid Agency.