"Considered 'one of the most eminent lawyers' in the field."Chambers UK - The UK's Best Lawyers and Law Firms
Appointed a partner in 2000, Jo heads the employment practice group at B P Collins LLP, earning a powerful reputation for her “impressive negotiation skills” and “phenomenal knowledge of employment law”.
Jo Davis is recognised in her field by both Chambers and Legal 500 Directories. The former quotes clients as reporting that she is "no pushover" and that she has a "great technical grasp of the law." It testifies that Jo "fights like a tiger for clients," but that this tenacity is underpinned by "great warmth and a good sense of humour."
Jo acts for both private and corporate clients and although well versed in all areas of employment law, she specialises in senior executive and partner exits, tribunal and High Court litigation and partnership disputes.
She also advises on the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions and has established a reputation in the field of age discrimination, having acted for senior partner, Leslie Seldon, in the leading Supreme Court age discrimination case of Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes.
Jo has spoken on a variety of employment law issues on the radio, TV and in seminars. She is also frequently quoted in the legal press for her views on developments on employment law issues. She is a member of Employment Lawyers Association.
When Jo is not looking after her three children, she loves nothing more than settling down with a good book and an open fire. Her favourite author is James Patterson.
Jo qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and joined B P Collins in 1999 as an employment law specialist.
Jo graduated from University in Manchester.
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