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Meet the team

Emma Wellard at The Company Solicitor


Emma is an experienced and extremely thorough employment solicitor.

Emma provides sound advice on best practice throughout the employment relationship to help employers manage their important assets and minimise the risk of future disputes.

Emma’s calm, pragmatic and responsive approach to problem solving is impressive and exactly what clients want. Rather than confusing her clients with legal jargon, Emma will set out the options clearly so that her clients can make fully informed decisions with the support they need. As a result, Emma receives excellent feedback from her clients.


  • Drafting and advising on contracts of employment, service agreements, consultancy agreements and restrictive covenants
  • Drafting company policies and handbooks
  • Advising employers on management of internal processes including sickness absence, grievance and disciplinary;
  • Employment dispute resolution including employment litigation

Emma Wellard


“Emma was super professional with a personal touch that made me feel at ease during an incredibly stressful time. Just knowing I could rely on her experience and calm attitude was very reassuring.”

Mark Habberley – CEO The Kaleidoscope Group


  • Employment dispute resolution
  • Drafting contracts of employment
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Exit planning
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Redundancy and restructuring
  • Disciplinary and grievance
  • Absence management
  • Equality and Discrimination
  • Whistleblowing
  • TUPE
  • Unfair dismissal


The Company Solicitor
June 2017 – Present


Wright Hassall LLP
March 2012 – June 2017

Solicitor – Employment Department

Wright Hassall LLP
Sept 2009 – March 2012

Trainee Solicitor – Employment / Commercial Litigation / Immigration

Wright Hassall LLP
March 2007 – Aug 2009

Paralegal – Immigration Department