About Us

Natalie Roach originally founded Oak Employment Solicitors after a long career in large regional commercial practices, (Howes Percival, Taylor Walton, Henmans and Brethertons) including as a Partner and Head of Department. She has worked for all sorts of clients from large international PLC’s to small local businesses, for individuals with all sorts of employment issues through to exiting senior executives from large commercial organisations.

Natalie has over 18 years experience specialising exclusively in employment law and trained under a number of people with impeccable reputations including a part time Tribunal Judge. Natalie has been listed as a specialist in the employment world in the well renowned Legal 500 for over 7 years being referred to as a safe pair of hands, and “brilliant”.  The Legal 500 seeks the views of clients, peers in other firms and barristers before publishing their findings. She also undertook a Judge shadowing programme at the Bristol Employment Tribunal.

Natalie has also appeared on SKY TV as an employment expert as well as BBC1’s Politics Today and regularly writes for a number of publications such as the Oxford Times In Business magazine, Sage Payroll and a stable of publications for the Cotswold’s and surrounding areas.  She’s written for Payroll World and has appeared on local and regional radio, all as an expert on employment law. For a number of years Natalie was also a guest speaker at regional CIPD’s annual events.

We therefore provide specialist employment law advice as well as acting as an external HR function for our clients and can also provide in house training to staff and managers to assist them to spot issues before it gets to a stage where solicitors are needed.

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