Karen Cole

Karen Cole joined RIAA Barker Gillette in 2016 having previously worked at Warners Solicitors for ten years. Karen first practised as a chartered legal executive before then qualifying as a solicitor. Karen has a range of expertise based on her background working in both employment law and dispute resolution and litigation.

Karen now focuses on providing employment law advice to both businesses and individuals, whether contentious or not in nature. She has vast experience in advising a broad range of businesses across different industry sectors as well individuals employed at all levels of seniority.

Employment Law: A Quick Guide for Business Owners

Employment legislation covers a range of topics. It is vital for employers to appreciate its pervasive nature and stay on top of it. Understanding and complying with the law can seem overwhelming. This seminar aims to give business owners an insight into key areas of employment law. It will also cover hot topics including social media in the workplace and steps employers can take to protect business interests.


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