Katy works predominantly with clients in the health and social care sector.
Katy has built strong relationships with her clients by providing both operational and strategic advice to them on their HR issues. Katy provides practical advice to clients on all aspects of complex reorganisation and restructuring programmes. She works closely with clients on the implementation of redundancy exercises including providing advice on consultation with trade unions, the election of employee representatives and procedural issues.
A key element of Katy's work is also advising on Board issues and managing high profile executive exits. She advises and represents clients in relation to high value claims for disability, race, sex and age discrimination. Katy's expertise also extends to advising on significant sickness absence issues and sensitive situations where there has been a breakdown of relationships.
Katy regularly provides training to organisations on a variety of employment matters as well as providing in-house training to clients.
"Katy Horner impresses clients with her healthcare-focused employment practice, offering experience of medical disciplinary cases, complex restructuring programmes, and industrial action matters involving front-line medical staff." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Employment
"Katy Horner is praised by clients as "an excellent provider of high-quality employment law advice"." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Employment, South West
"Katy Horner heads a first-rate team which delivers ‘excellent advice and value for money’." Legal 500 UK 2013 Edition, Employment, Bristol
"Katy Horner inspires confidence with her conscientious and intelligent advice." Chambers and Partners UK 2013 Edition, Employment, Bristol