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Legal and Risk Services - Employment Team and Primary Care Services

Who we are

Sioned Eurig leads the Employment team, comprising, Gemma Griffiths, Lorrelee Traynor, Peter Marshall, Christopher Childs, Damien Burns, Shan Evans, Louise Murray, Bethan Richards, Sammie Morris, Georgia Stocks and Penny Cooper. They are all qualified lawyers specialising in NHS Employment Law. Our team also benefits from support from Emma Jones, Elen Gibbin, Joy Oguntosin and Ffion Price.


What we do

Since its inception in 2012, the Team has acted for Health Boards and Trusts in a wide and diverse range of employment law issues and Employment Tribunal cases. 2024 will see an exciting new service being launched and offered to our colleagues within the Primary Care setting.

The team are NHS and medical employment law specialists, currently advising on high level strategic policy issues and all things relating to employment law. We are conscious that the issues have ramifications for the whole of NHS Wales and deal with them with skill, foresight and diplomacy.

Our specialist NHS employment lawyers are available to advise on all aspects of employment law and employee relations issues including (but not limited to) the following:

All types of claim in the Employment Tribunal including, but not limited to:

  • Unfair Dismissal (conduct and capability)
  • Various types of discrimination (disability, sexual orientation, race, age, gender etc)
  • Unlawful deduction of wages
  • Holiday Pay
  • Whistleblowing
  • Pension
  • Agency Worker Rights
  • Doctor disciplinary issues and cases


The Team can also help with the following non-contentious issues:

  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Handbooks
  • Interpretation of policies and procedures on an All Wales level
  • Issues arising out of the employment relationship (including advising on grievances and disciplinary hearings) including termination of employment
  • Family friendly policies (i.e. new Shared Parental Leave regime)
  • Clinician banding appeals
  • Severance packages and drafting settlement agreements
  • The Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations
  • Voluntary Early Release Schemes and queries
  • All Wales matters in association with Welsh Government
  • Employment Status
  • Consultations and Redundancies
  • Union Recognition
  • Restructures



Employment Law is constantly evolving. Our Team can offer a wide range of educational talks and seminars that can be delivered virtually or at our fully equipped premises. We are also able to tailor quarter, half or full day packages at a location to suit our client.

Recent topics include:

  • Organisational change
  • Employment law update
  • Dignity at work
  • Sickness absence management
  • Training for decision makers in disciplinary
  • Disciplinary investigations training
  • TUPE training
  • Whistleblowing
  • Training on the Upholding Professional Standards Policy
  • Drafting allegations
  • Fixed term contracts



For further information on how we can support you and details of our costs, please use either of the contact details below:

Sioned Eurig | Head of the Employment Team Manager

Telephone: 02921 500434




Legal & Risk Services provides a comprehensive legal service to NHS bodies in Wales. Should your query fall outside of the services provided by the Employment Team, we will be happy to redirect you to the appropriate department of Legal & Risk Services.