Ryan studied law at Aberystwyth University and then went on to gain a distinction in his legal practice course (LPC) at Manchester Metropolitan University. After completing his LPC Ryan worked as a Legal Adviser for MTA Solicitors and then as a Senior Litigation Executive for Peninsula Business Services. In this role Ryan was responsible for all aspects of defending contentious employment tribunal litigation matters, from drafting the ET3 responses to complying with case management orders and negotiating settlements.
Ryan has over three years' experience in employment law, and has frequently represented respondents at preliminary hearings, both in person and on the telephone, and assisted in the advisory department, providing advice to employers on dealing with grievances, disciplinary procedures and other HR matters.
Ryan has experience of instituting and progressing tribunal matters for claimants, as well as providing advice and assistance to employees experiencing employment issues. He has worked on a mixed caseload of non-contentious, pre-litigation and litigation matters and has carried out all preparatory work on litigation matters, up to and including representing clients at preliminary hearings.
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