Jenna Saffman is a senior associate in our Labour & Employment team, having advised on the full spectrum of employment relations, industrial relations and human resources matters from our Leeds office for over a decade.
Jenna regularly advises on all aspects of employment law for multinational clients, including in relation to mass restructuring and collective consultation exercises, from the very initial planning stage all the way through to conclusion, including the preparation of the suite of relevant documents and meeting templates/scripts.
Jenna has significant expertise in dealing with a wide variety of complex tribunal litigation, including multiparty/multiclaimant proceedings involving unfair/constructive dismissal, breach of contract/unlawful deduction from wages, whistleblowing, TUPE and all elements of discrimination. She regularly acts in the tribunals of England and Wales, including as an advocate, as well as having advised businesses with claims brought in Scotland. She also has a multitude of experience in defending appeals in the Employment Appeals Tribunal and the Court of Appeal. Jenna acts as the team’s litigation manager for one of the UK’s largest supermarket brands, allocating, overseeing and supervising the client’s respective Employment Tribunal claims across the UK.
In addition, Jenna undertakes a broad level of corporate support work, providing employment assistance in respect of initial public offerings, management buyouts and private equity investments, and advises clients on non-executive appointments, settlement, consultancy and service agreements, as well as reviews policy and contract documentation on a regular basis.
Jenna is active in a number of business and community organisations, and is an active participant of the Leeds office’s Charity Committee.