Carol Shaw

Director, Employment & Dispute Resolution

Banbury office

Carol is a Director in the Employment and Dispute Resolution team advising on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.  She also litigates in the Civil Courts in connection with claims arising out of breach of confidentiality and restrictive covenants including injunctive work. She has experience of acting as supervising solicitor and submitting independent reports to the Court on Seize and Search Orders.

Carol has over 30 years’ experience in both Dispute Resolution and Employment Law.  It is this experience that is engaged when advising clients to balance risk and reward to achieve the best outcome in any particular situation.

Carol started her career in London and worked in firms specialising in the entertainment industry and since moving to the heart of England in 1993, her practice area has focused on the manufacturing and services sectors.

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What clients say about Carol

“Carol understood my position and her advice gave me to confidence to deal with my situation much more firmly than I would have otherwise done. Thank you.”
Client, 2023
“Carol Shaw is professional yet personable, takes time to understand your queries or concerns, and works with you for the best solutions. The HR breakfasts are a great initiative and allow you to meet with other HR professionals and share thoughts and ideas, guided by Carol.”
Client, The Legal 500 2024
“Carol Shaw works proactively and is commercially focussed which ensures employment issues are resolved timely and successfully. Carol Shaw is highly knowledgeable and at critical times has always been available to give pragmatic advice by telephone – with other firms this has sometimes been days later in a letter.”
Client, The Legal 500 2024
“Our main contact within the Employment team is Carol Shaw. I believe that we would not have had the successful outcomes without the professional help from Carol Shaw, whose knowledge and experience of employment law is outstanding. Carol is super efficient and personable.”
Client, The Legal 500 Review 2023
“Carol Shaw gives clear and direct advice which is always pragmatic. Carol is able to anticipate issues before they arise and works on strategy to resolve employment issues, all whilst keeping a commercial outcome in mind.”
The Legal 500 2023
“I have used the firm to advise our company for a number of years and have always found them to be excellent. They provide a service that is friendly and practical while giving complete confidence in their mastery of each situation. I would thoroughly recommend them.”
IMD Media Ltd – Alison Knocker, London
“It was a pleasure dealing with Carol and her colleagues at SE-Solicitors. In difficult times when we had sensitive HR issues to address we always felt in safe hands, with prompt, sensible advice and plenty of support throughout the process.”
Solihull, Client 2022

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