Jo Hale


Jo is a senior member of the Watershed team.  She is both a qualified HR practitioner and an employment solicitor.   She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Member of the Employment Lawyers Association. 


Her HR and employment law experience spans the public and private sectors.   She regularly supports clients at employment tribunal and employment appeal tribunal.  This has included complex whistleblowing, discrimination and TUPE cases. 


On behalf of clients she completes the people due diligence aspects for acquisitions, plans and supports integrations, restructurings, redundancies and relocations, deals with transfers of undertakings in various EU jurisdictions, compiles gender pay gap reports, carries out audits of the HR activity, conducts job evaluation exercises and investigates complex grievance and disciplinary matters involving senior managers. 


In addition, she supports clients to plan and implement HR policies and procedures.  She is a trusted adviser for many clients.


Areas of expertise

  • Employee relations

  • TUPE

  • Discrimination

  • Executive agreements

  • Restructuring

  • HR policy and process

  • Restructuring

  • Employment tribunal litigation

  • Settlement agreements

  • Workplace investigations  

Contact details


Phone: 07715495722

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Watershed is regulated by the  Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) as an Alternative Business Structure (ABS).

0161 703 5611

Ryecroft, Aviary Road, Worsley, Manchester

M28 2WF

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