Profile submitted by Laura Salmond
Laura has specialised in employment law for over a decade and deals with all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious. She advises on the full spectrum of employment issues arising in the workplace, including equality and diversity, redundancy, conduct, performance management, whistleblowing, ill health absences, flexible working and disciplinary and grievance matters. She also undertakes mediation, provides tailored employment documentation and advises on the enforceability of restrictive covenants and settlement agreements. Laura is experienced in advising and representing trade union members in a wide range of employment-related matters and in representing both employees and employers at employment tribunals throughout Scotland and at the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Laura regularly delivers training to clients and works in an advisory capacity with clients to proactively manage their employment law needs. Clients appreciate Laura’s commercial acumen combined with her friendly and approachable manner.
Law Society of Scotland, Law Society of Scotland Employment Law Group and Employment Lawyers Association
Laura qualified August 2004 and has specialised in Employment Law since 2005. Laura joined BTO Solicitors LLP as partner in December 2015.