Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson

Employment Law Solicitor, Manchester

Jen is an Employment Law Solicitor in the employment team at Co-op Legal Services, based in our Manchester office. She advises and represents employees on all aspects of employment law.

Jen regularly represents employees in Employment Tribunal claims for unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing; preparing claims for a full Tribunal hearing and often settling claims on favourable terms for her clients.

Jen also regularly advises employees on settlement agreements. This includes assisting her clients in the negotiation of more favourable terms of settlement and an increased compensation payment, to the satisfaction of her clients.

Jen is passionate about employee rights. She is approachable, demonstrates empathy in all her dealings with clients and recognises the distress a workplace disputes can cause. She guides clients strategically, finding solutions for them in the most cost effective and stress-free way.

Jen prides herself on providing good client care and building trusted relationships with her clients. She enjoys achieving a positive outcome at what can often be a particularly difficult time for her clients.

Career history

Jen studied a degree in Law and completed the Legal Practice Course at Manchester Metropolitan University. She trained and worked as a Solicitor specialising in employment law for several years at a national law firm before joining Co-op Legal Services in April 2020.

Professional memberships

Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) The Law Society The Employment Lawyers Association

Case studies

Jen recently settled a claim for wrongful dismissal the day before final hearing on the terms requested by her client.

Jen also recently successfully negotiated an increased compensation payment for a client who had a long term disability.

When not working

Jen lives in Manchester with her husband, young daughter and pet Cocker Spaniel. She loves spending time with her family and friends, and has recently developed a passion for baking!