Checkatrade appoints Foot Anstey LLP to provide employment law advice

Foot Anstey LLP has been appointed by Checkatrade, the UK’s number one website for finding a tradesperson,to provide employment law advice.

The Foot Anstey Client Service Team, led by Lisa Wallis (Legal Director), includes Gemma Robinson (Senior Associate), Sharee Kitley (Associate) and Michael Thomson (Legal Executive), who will be working with Checkatrade to advise on a variety of employment law related matters.

As a retainer client Checkatrade will have access to the law firm's Ingenuity for Employment solution to help streamline its Human Resources legal support. The solution blends technology with advisory support and provides 24/7 support through an online portal across the full range of HR, immigration and employment related issues.

Foot Anstey has created a bespoke solution through Ingenuity for Employment to provide clients with a self-service functionality combined with direct access to the firm's employment experts.

Lisa Wallis, Legal Director at Foot Anstey, said: " We are eager to get stuck-in and collaborate with Checkatrade's forward thinking team. We have extensive experience in supporting retail and consumer faced businesses across the UK, meaning the team is well placed to help Checkatrade achieve its employment and HR goals." 

When people across the UK need a tradesperson, Checkatrade is their first stop. Every member has to pass 12 checks to join and then Checkatrade checks their reviews to make sure they’re written by real people, about real jobs. There are 5.6 million reviews on, so wherever people are, they can see – and trust – what their neighbourhood thinks of a tradesperson’s work.

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