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Sarah FurnessPartner

Sarah-Furness

Sarah is a Partner with over 10 years’ employment law experience. She has an extensive bank of clients and is known for her ‘practical’ approach and ‘forthright’ attitude.

Sarah provides advice to employer clients on a range of matters including tribunal claims, employment documentation, redundancies / restructures, discrimination and dismissals. She also assists our corporate team, advising in respect of business acquisitions and disposals. She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Sarah is recommended in The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, both independently researched guides to the legal profession.

What others say about Sarah

In respect of employment law / HR guidance:

 “Sarah has done a really great job on the support front. Having a steady pair of hands in the background keeping you on track is a great help.”

“I would like to thank you again for your excellent work and professionalism in bringing the matter to a successful conclusion. The matter did indeed unfold as you predicted, it is such a positive step for our company and we can now move forward.”

In respect of TUPE / pre-pack purchase/redundancy process:

“Sarah has been a fantastic support and has really helped me through a difficult process.”

In respect of threatened injunction proceedings:

“Excellent – I would not like to get on the wrong side of you!!!! Many thanks for dealing with this matter so promptly and efficiently.”

In respect of an Employment Tribunal claim:

“Very good communication. Sarah is knowledgeable and confident. All promises delivered.”

“I couldn’t have asked for more. Sarah is very understanding and extremely helpful – I was kept well informed”.

Testimonials

  • "Sarah Furness provides excellent, no-nonsense employment advice."

    - Chambers & Partners

  • "Sarah Furness delivers advice on a range of employment matters. Clients say that she responds quickly, gets straight to the point and keeps you focused and guided as to what the issue is and where it's heading."

    - Chambers & Partners

  • "Sarah told us the possible outcomes and the strength of the case, and she shared all the details in an open and amicable style. I can't speak any more highly of her."

    - Chambers & Partners

  • "Sarah was absolutely brilliant. Every step was dealt with great skill and professionalism. The communication between us was excellent. I understood what was happening and why throughout the process. I would highly recommend Hay & Kilner to anyone. I will be back if I require any further legal advice or assistance."

    - Client of Sarah Furness

  • "Sarah Furness is an extremely approachable solicitor who will always listen to clients and inform them of how to apply the law to any given situation."

    - Chambers & Partners