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What do you specialise in?

Katie has over 16 years’ experience in dealing with all aspects of HR and employment law matters and is a longstanding member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Katie acts for both employers and individuals and has a wealth of experience in representing clients before the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal, the Court of Appeal and in mediation, including judicial mediation.

Katie assists her clients with;

  • Unfair dismissal claims
  • Wrongful dismissal claims
  • Redundancy
  • Discrimination claims
  • Employment contracts
  • Grievances
  • Disciplinary matters
  • Policies and procedures
  • TUPE
  • Settlement agreements
  • Flexible working rights

Katie's particular expertise is in TUPE, the law relating to handling redundancies, collective consultation and trade unions, and she has advised on complex TUPE situations for local and national organisations.

Katie prides herself on building lasting relationships with her clients so that she can support them by offering pragmatic and workable solutions to issues that arise in the workplace.  




Where did you study?
Sheffield Hallam University and the College of Law

When did you Qualify?


Yorkshire legal 2019 employment law
Katie Ash
  • Director
  • Solicitor
  • Head of Employment Law

Chesterfield- Glumangate

24 Glumangate
Chesterfield- Glumangate
S40 1UA

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Excellent, speedy & professional help. Thank you Katie!

Mr J, Chesterfield

Extremely pleasant and friendly receptionist. My intention was to ring around several solicitors to get quotes, but after speaking to receptionist was happy to book an appointment.

Mrs M, Old Tupton

Banner Jones were really helpful, friendly and professional. Would definitely recommend and would not hesitate in using again.

Mrs C, Chesterfield

We have an established relationship with Banner Jones which is excellent. Katie understands our operation and this enables her to provide us with pragmatic, accurate advice.  Her extensive legislative knowledge and accommodating style make her the perfect choice for our business.   I would highly recommend Katie and Banner Jones’s service to anyone.


Mandy Parker, Head of People & Service Delivery Sheffield City Trust

Very professional and showed empathy throughout.

Mr B, Walton

I recently used Katie Ash for an employment settlement agreement. I found her to be very knowledgeable, friendly and she explained points clearly, and used understandable language.

Mrs H, Chesterfield

Could not have had a better service. Many Thanks

Mr H, Sheffield

Professional yet personal & understanding. Excellent service

Mr P, Chesterfield

Katie is understanding, considerate and very kind and thoughtful in her manner.

Mrs L, Old Tupton

The service I received was first rate. I would have no hesitation in using Banner Jones again.

Mr C, Stretton

Straightforward explanation of each section of the settlement agreement with ample opportunity to ask questions and have “plain English” discussion. An open and friendly, but professional manner was evident from the advisor.

Mr R, Clay Cross

It was a real pleasure to meet with Katie Ash; she made my “getting legal advice” simple, straightforward with compassion yet professional.

Mr P, Rise Park

We have used Banner Jones for employment advice for over 20 years and the team have always found the best approach to resolve our problem

Mr. Richard Kay, Operations Manager, Stagecoach East Midlands

Banner Jones were recommended to me and I shall certainly recommend to others. I have rarely been made to feel so at ease while being so impressed.

Dr H, Sheffield

“Katie Ash recently reviewed an employment agreement for me and provided extremely sound and practical HR advice. She took the time to understand my background and business requirements, which proved invaluable for me to reach the right professional solution. She displayed wide industry knowledge in HR employment matters and I would, without hesitation, recommend BannerJones and their legal and consultancy services provided by her.”

David Hart InXpress Sheffield

I was so impressed with Katie’s advice. She was very professional, to the point and helped me in what was a very difficult situation. Her advice gave me the confidence I needed and was a real boost.

Mr D, Chesterfield