Polly Jeanneret

Polly Jeanneret

Areas of expertise:
Delivers specialist knowledge on employment and HR law including hiring, dismissals, managing redundancies, discrimination law, best practice, employment audits, restrictions and confidentiality, management training, moving jobs, new contracts and handbooks; managing difficult workplace situations from either employer or employee perspective.

What do you focus on for your clients

I solve client’s employment and HR problems, assisting both businesses and individuals on difficult workplace situations, redundancies and other dismissals. I give clients advice on HR best practice, contracts and handbooks, as well as on under-performance, misconduct, TUPE. I carry out employment audits and work with clients across a range of sectors.

Tell us about your professional background

I spent over ten years at City law firm, Charles Russell Speechlys before joining Halebury in 2007. I have advised financial services organisations, business consultancies, estate offices, new brands, technology businesses, as well as helping employees and executives.

Tell us a bit about your working style and other interests 

I work in partnership with the board, the senior management team or HR/financial professionals to resolve issues and improve workplaces. If I am working with an individual, I will work creatively with them to improve their situation in the workplace. I am also a professional law and current affairs writer under the name of Polly Botsford contributing to Legal Practice Magazine, Legal Cheek and other online and print publications. I am currently engaging with a number of legal academics to bring their work to the general public.

Halebury features in this year’s edition of the Legal 500 for IT / Telecoms and Sport. For IT and Telecoms, the NewLaw firm is ranked in Tier 3. Commentary reads: Halebury’s ‘brilliant’ team includes lawyers with significant in house experience across IT and telecoms sectors and is led by the ‘responsive’ Denise Nurse and Janvi […]
31 October 2018
Halebury has contributed to Juro’s new eBook on legal operations. The book is authored by 14 legal innovators who reflect on their experiences of making the various competencies of legal operations work for their legal team, and for their business. Halebury CEO Denise Nurse contributes on the chapter on vendor management. You can download the […]
16 October 2018

Polly engages in our business to understand what we need. She is always flexible and always committed to us.