Testimonials

Faith gave legal advice which was very easy to understand, informative and kept us regularly updated. I would certainly recommend her to anyone looking for employment advice.
Faith made my matter so much earlier and bearable in difficult and stressful circumstances.
Faith gave valued advice when I was becoming overwhelmed and stressed on the legal aspects of my complicated manner, and her kind approach and supportive words throughout was priceless.
The personal attention to detail, care for ensuring the best outcome at all times and ease of communication was excellent.
Faith Widdowson has always given excellent advice and support, very practical.
Legal 500 2022
Faith Widdowson provides technical knowledge and understanding of employment law. Her advice is valuable. She gets involved in every step of the case and prepares the case in advance.
Legal 500 2022

About Faith

Faith qualified as a solicitor in the Employment Team in July 2020, having completed her training at Machins.

Prior to joining Machins, Faith studied BA History at the University of Nottingham, before working in investment management for ten years. She went on to study her Graduate Diploma in Law and MA in Law, achieving Distinction awards in both.

Since qualifying as a solicitor, Faith has built an established reputation as a highly knowledgeable Employment law specialist providing exceptional client care. She acts for both individual employees and employers ranging from small family businesses to large PLCs.

As well as providing clients with technical legal advice, Faith gives pragmatic and commercial advice and is commended on her ability to ‘cut through’ legal jargon to give clients clear and robust employment advice.

Specialist practice areas

  • Bringing and defending Tribunal claims;
  • Discrimination issues;
  • Whistleblowing;
  • Redundancy;
  • Settlement Agreements

Latest news by Faith Widdowson

Good Divorce Week

This week is Good Divorce Week, an annual campaign initiative by Resolution, a national organisation of family justice professionals who aim to work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way. Resolution has over 6,500 professional members The initiative’s purpose is to promote a practical and constructive approach to family problems and

Machins Solicitors recognised in Legal 500 2022 rankings

By Machins News

Machins Solicitors has achieved seven practice area recommendations in the latest edition of Legal 500 UK including one Top Tier ranking in the area of family law for the third year running. Among the areas of expertise in which the firm is regarded includes corporate and commercial, employment and family as well as dispute resolution,

£117k awarded to technician dismissed over mental health issues

A school technician who was discriminated against because of his disabilities and unfairly dismissed has been awarded £117,013 compensation. Mr D Walker suffered with psoriatic arthritis, depression and anxiety. He worked at Old Swinford Hospital School from June 2014 until September 2017. He had periods of absence and lateness during 2016. These increased in 2017,

Definition of employment ‘includes self-employed contractors’

The Administrative Court has made a declaration clarifying that the legal definition of “”employment”” includes people who provide their services on a self-employed basis as an independent contractor. The declaration was made after the Simply Learning Tutor Agency Ltd and eight other similar agencies applied for a declaration that the Employment Agencies Act 1973 does

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