Our People

ESP set out with a vision to provide the very best subscription based employment law and HR advisory service in the UK. Our vision became encapsulated in the phrase "let's provide city law firm quality to our customers...but at low fixed subscription prices". We think we have achieved this vision and now believe we have created something exciting, unique and revolutionary in the employment law advisory market. Let us introduce you to the team...

Nina Robinson

Nina is an accomplished employment solicitor with over 10 years’ post-qualified experience at leading UK law firms. Nina initially qualified as a corporate solicitor at Addleshaw Goddard and since 2006 practised employment law exclusively, providing advice to employer customers at both DAC Beachcroft and Ward Hadaway Solicitors. Nina has experience of advising a varied portfolio of employer customers, including retail and restaurant groups, financial services and media industry customers on all employment issues.

Nina Robinson

Director, ESP Law Ltd

Sarah Dillon

Sarah is a litigation expert with over 15 years’ experience. Sarah embarked on her career in employment law as an advocate for an employment law consultancy and continued as an advocate alongside being an employment law advisor for a plethora of reputable UK law firms including: DAC Beachcroft, Ward Hadaway and Richmonds Solicitors, where she was head of the employment department.

Sarah Dillon

Director, ESP Law Ltd

Jayne Nevins

Jayne has 20 years experience in all areas of employment law. She initially trained as a barrister and cross qualified to become a solicitor 16 years ago. She has specialist experience within the field of healthcare and the hospitality sector. However, for many years she has advised commercial clients in a huge variety of business sectors and so has an in-depth understanding of their needs. Jayne has litigated many complex cases and prior to joining ESP was also an advocate in the employment tribunal.

Jayne Nevins

Senior Solicitor, ESP Law Ltd

Charlotte Morris

Charlotte has over 10 years’ experience of handling a varied and complex caseload with focus on the retail and hospitality, transport and logistics and manufacturing sectors. She is also experienced within the education sector not only in advising clients but providing training to other lawyers within the sector and volunteering as a school governor for several years. Having undertaken a large litigation caseload throughout her career, Charlotte takes a commercial approach to her advice, enabling customers to manage risks and make informed decisions.

Charlotte Morris

Senior Solicitor, ESP Law Ltd

Jessica English

Jessica is a pragmatic employment solicitor and litigator with a range of experience in both private practice and in-house. Having begun her career in a Trade Union firm she made the move to exclusively advising businesses over 10 years ago. Her breadth of experience includes advising clients in the retail, manufacturing and transport sectors and immediately prior to joining ESP, she worked as an in-house employment lawyer for a national care charity with over 5,000 staff. 

Jessica English

Senior Solicitor, ESP Law Ltd

Charlotte Ashton

Charlotte has over 10 years’ experience in all aspects of employment law. She trained in-house with a large UK company, covering 45,000 employees, and moved to private practice on qualification. Charlotte enjoys helping growing companies understand their legal obligations and has given training and presentations to start up entrepreneurs, and business students, at a local University. Charlotte also specialises in business immigration law for the UK and has helped employers obtain sponsor licences in order to recruit from outside the UK.

Charlotte Ashton

Senior Solicitor, ESP Law Ltd

Jamie Gamble

Jamie has specialised in employment law since 2002 and deals with all types of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. He acts predominantly for employers, from owner-managed businesses to national and multi-national companies and large public bodies.

Jamie Gamble

Partner, Ward Hadaway

Gillian Chinhengo

Gillian has experience in dealing with a broad range of employment matters.

She advises mainly employers on a regular basis, providing support and assistance in both contentious and non-contentious matters to a variety of businesses from sole traders to national organisations.

Gillian Chinhengo

Partner, Ward Hadaway

Gillian Burns

Gillian acts for a wide range of employers in both the private and public sectors. 

Gillian has advised on all aspects of employment law, including unfair and constructive dismissal claims and discrimination claims, and is a member of our corporate support team providing employment advice on business and share sales or acquisitions.

Gillian Burns

Solicitor, Ward Hadaway

Tom Shears

Tom provides advice on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Tom acts for employers of all sizes ranging from owner-managed businesses to multi-national companies, and also has experience of negotiating settlements and bringing Employment Tribunal claims on behalf of individuals. Tom advises employers throughout the public and private sectors, and has particular experience of providing advice to NHS bodies and higher and further education institutions.

Tom Shears

Solicitor, Ward Hadaway

Rachael McCartney

Rachael has experience of both the public and private sector.

She is experienced in litigation, representing a range of customers from sole traders to large international companies in the Employment Tribunal, defending discrimination and unfair dismissal claims.

Rachael McCartney

Associate, Ward Hadaway

Katie Adams

Katie advises customers in both the public and private sectors from start-up businesses through to large PLCs, third sector organisations, NHS organisations and Government departments.

She regularly advises employers on day to day employment issues including disciplinary, grievance, performance, family friendly rights, sickness absence, contracts, settlement agreements, restructuring, redundancy and TUPE. Katie is also experienced in handling Employment Tribunal Claims.

Katie Adams

Associate, Ward Hadaway

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