Jack is a solicitor in the employment team with experience advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters for clients operating in a wide range of sectors including financial services and retail, with a particular focus on the construction sector.
Jack has particular experience advising on Employment Tribunal litigation, including bringing and defending claims for unfair dismissal and various types of discrimination. Jack also has strong experience assisting clients with non-contentious matters including reviewing and drafting employment contracts, employment policies, settlement agreements and day-to-day management issues.
Jack completed his training contract with Herrington Carmichael, qualifying as a solicitor in March 2022. Before training with the firm, Jack completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Guildford, attaining a Distinction. Jack also has a Master’s Degree in Law, Business & Management from the University of Law and a First Class Honours degree in Law from Swansea University.
- Jack was part of the team which successfully defended a complex race discrimination and unfair dismissal claim where a costs order was successfully secured against the Claimant at the conclusion.
- Jack was involved in defending, mediating and commercially settling a contemplated high court claim in relation to redundancy where losses were alleged to be in excess of £1M.
- Jack assisted with bringing a high-value unfair dismissal claim against an international company resulting in a high-value settlement figure for the Claimant.
Interests and Hobbies
Outside of work Jack enjoys participating in local pub quizzes with friends, attending theatre shows and trying out new escape rooms. Jack has also previously participated in a number of Park Runs, completed a half marathon and a Tough Mudder and hopes to continue these events in future.
Legal Insights by Jack Rose
UK workers are protected from being subjected to detriment by their employer on the ground that they have made a “protected disclosure”.
In a recent decision, an Employment Tribunal has determined that an employee with symptoms of ‘long COVID’ was disabled.
Pregnancy discrimination case highlights that the UK should be doing more to promote maternity and paternity-friendly working environments.
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We are solicitors in Camberley, Wokingham and London. In 2019, Herrington Carmichael won ‘Property Law Firm of the Year’ at the Thames Valley Business Magazines Property Awards, ‘Best Medium Sized Business’ at the Surrey Heath Business Awards and we were named IR Global’s ‘Member of the Year’. We are ranked as a Leading Firm 2022 by Legal 500 and Alistair McArthur is ranked in Chambers 2021.