Tony McGrade is a director and the founder of McGrade & Co. He is a Law Society accredited specialist in employment law. He acts on behalf of individuals and small and medium sized businesses on a full range of employment issues. He is on the panel of solicitors for the Equality and Human Rights Commission. He was the Scottish representative on the Employment Lawyers Association, a UK wide organisation of employment lawyers, between 2007 and 2009. He is also a member of the Employment Law Committee of the Law Society of Scotland. He regularly provides training to solicitors, advisors and employers on a wide range of employment issues. He has a particular interest in discrimination law.
Giles Woolfson is a director of McGrade & Co. He is accredited by The Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law. He advises employers and individuals on complex employment issues including whistleblowing, discrimination, breach of contract, unfair dismissal, restrictive covenants and TUPE. He assists lawyers from other firms who are advising clients on property and corporate transactions involving TUPE.
Giles has a strong interest in mediation and is a trained mediator. He has conducted a number of workplace mediations in the public and private sector, and represents clients in mediation. He also tutors on mediation at the University of Strathclyde. For more information on workplace mediation please visit www.workplacemediation-scotland.com
Giles regularly contributes to broadcasts on Radio Scotland about employment law developments. He provides employment law training to solicitors, advisors and employers and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
Morag Dalziel is a senior solicitor with McGrade + Co Ltd. Morag has practiced exclusively in the field of employment law for almost fifteen years, and has experience of working in, and providing advice to, both the public and private sectors. She advises both employers and employees on the full spectrum of employment law issues. Morag has a particular interest in contentious work, especially cases involving discrimination of any type, and has very extensive experience of appearing in the Employment Tribunal throughout the UK. She has also brought several cases before the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Scotland.
Over the years Morag has written a number of articles for the national press, and regularly delivers training to both advisors and employers. Morag is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Scottish Discrimination Law Association.
Alison Peat is a senior solicitor with McGrade + Co Ltd. Alison advises both individuals and employers in respect of a number of employment matters, including settlement agreements, grievances, disciplinary and capability issues, redundancy, unfair dismissal and discrimination. Alison deals with contentious matters, including Employment Tribunal claims, and non-contentious work such as advising employers on internal procedures and preparing contracts of employment and staff handbooks. Alison also advises on local authority appeals and procedures before regulatory bodies, including the Scottish Social Services Council and the General Teaching Council for Scotland.
Alison was a member of the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic. She is now a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and sits on the management committee of the Scottish Discrimination Law Association.
Alison provides training on a range of employment issues, and has lectured on redundancy at the University of Strathclyde.