About us

Philip McCabe, Principal and Employment Law Solicitor

I have been a specialist employment law solicitor for 15 years.

I work with businesses and individuals on a wide range of employment and human resources issues with a particular specialism dealing in pregnancy discrimination. 

My clients know they will always receive no-nonsense, practical solutions to all their employment law and human resources problems.

With extensive experience resolving employment disputes, I’m an accomplished negotiator and advocate and represent clients in Employment Tribunals and in the County Court, as well as conducting complicated and high value cases in the High Court and Employment Appeal Tribunal.

I give regular training, seminars and workshops to clients and local businesses as well as writing on employment law issues in local and national newspapers and magazines.

When not helping working to help my clients, I study for my Masters degree (LLM) in Employment Law and Practice. I am also a Trustee of  Wiltshire Law Centre and help a mentoring scheme for a national legal advice charity for pregnant women and new mothers taking legal action against their employer.

I’m a member of the Employment Lawyers AssociationIndustrial Law SocietyLaw Society and am regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Victoria Tallis, Paralegal

I graduated from the University of Exeter in 2018 with a first class degree in LLB Law and I have recently completed the LPC and an LLM in Employment Law and Practice at the University of Law in Bristol. I have previously worked as a Paralegal in both a national and regional law firm and I am a member of both the Bristol and Berkshire Junior Lawyers Division.

I work with businesses and individuals on a wide range of employment and human resources issues including policies, procedures and contractual issues. 

Siân Bryant

Consultant – Human Resources

Siân works as a consultant and has over 20 years’ experience in senior management roles in blue chip companies, including Marks and Spencer and Nationwide Building Society. 

She is a qualified Coach Mentor and holds an Advanced Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring from the OCM.

Siân is qualified to administer a number of psychometric instruments with individuals and teams to aid self-awareness and highlight development opportunities. Siân is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development.

Siân can provide tailored one to one coaching programmes to enable individuals to maximise their own personal performance – specialising in coaching directors and senior executives as well as senior HR professionals.

She can develop flexible and bespoke management and leadership programmes that will help you to define the capabilities that your organisation requires.

Charlotte Obolensky

Consultant – Human Resources

Charlotte is an experienced consultant HR specialist.

Originally trained by the John Lewis Partnership, Charlotte acquired wide-ranging HR experience both in department stores and Waitrose, where she also gained (and retains) full membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development.

Charlotte makes good use of her blue chip commercial experience for all aspects of the HR journey – from recruitment to retirement and all the bumps in between – particularly in writing, updating or adapting HR policies suitable for the smaller business.

Her main areas of expertise and interest are carrying out investigations and assisting employers with disciplinary and grievance issues.

Charlotte now runs her own HR consultancy, ObolenskyHR and works with employers in hospitality, IT, retail and architecture.

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