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The directors of Goodharts Solicitors have considerable legal experience. They are City of London trained and have gained a wealth of experience in their respective fields over the last 25 years.

Marie Colquhoun
Goodharts solicitors

Marie has considerable experience of Employment Law and Commercial Litigation. During her time in the City of London, Marie represented many commercial clients in an extensive range of both contentious and non-contentious matters.

She gained extensive litigation experience acting in a variety of high profile matters, including the Lloyd’s litigation, high level solicitors’ negligence claims and litigation arising as a result of World Trade Centre losses following 9/11.

More recently, Marie has focused on acting for clients in a variety of employment related matters. She has had considerable experience of acting for both employers and employees, advising on all aspects of employment law, including contentious and non-contentious, such as advising on Settlement Agreements and drafting Contracts of Employment. Marie has represented clients in a whole range of employment disputes. In particular, she acted on behalf of thousands of clients in a number of sex discrimination claims, the most notable being the high profile case of Allen v GMB which she won for the Claimants.

Marie now specialises in complex employment disputes and high value professional negligence claims and Marie has had a high rate of success for her clients.

Both Marie and Anne have acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience, which, together with their personal qualities and natural intellect, equips them with the abilities to provide an excellent service to their clients with whom they have always had good and enduring relationships.
Anne Colquhoun
Goodharts solicitors
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Anne has extensive knowledge of Employment Law and Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Litigation.

Anne has considerable experience of representing both employers and employees and advising on all aspects of employment law. Anne has won many cases involving allegations of sex discrimination and disability discrimination, unfair dismissal, bullying and harassment and whistleblowing. She has advised on and drafted Settlement Agreements, Contracts of Employment, staff policies. She has brought and defended breach of contract claims and advised on all matters relating to redundancy. Anne has also advised on the Transfer of Undertakings Regulations and the laws and regulations relating to Health and Safety including, manual handling, risk assessments and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations.

Anne has also spent the last 20 years representing victims of accidents in the workplace and of road traffic accidents and many claims for compensation for victims of accidents on both private and public property. Anne has also been successful in obtaining compensation for victims who have suffered injuries as a result of defective products.

Anne has handled many complex, high value claims, winning substantial awards in excess of £500,000 for victims who have suffered catastrophic injuries who have been left severely and permanently disabled. Anne also has considerable experience of representing victims of industrial diseases, including asbestos-related conditions, noise-induced hearing loss, hand/arm vibration syndrome, repetitive strains injuries and work-related stress claims.