Angela joined Sinton’s Employment Team in 2019 as an Associate with over 13 years’ experience across the public sector and a variety of private sector bodies including manufacturing, healthcare, haulage, retail, leisure, beverage and hospitality.
Angela is also an experienced and proficient Advocate representing both Employers and Employees in and out of the Employment Tribunal; this gives her the ability to see a case clearly from both strategic standpoints.
She has been a Director at the Newcastle Citizens Advice Bureau for a number of years and continues to provide advice and support in her role as the chair of the Human Resources committee. She is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and sits on the steering committee.
- Angela undertakes contentious and non-contentious work in all areas of employment law;
- She represents client’s in Judicial Mediation’s and all types of Hearing’s before the Employment Tribunal;
- She provides advice on standard and complex HR matters and supports Employer’s through disciplinary and grievance processes, TUPE transfers, Redundancies and Restructures;
- She drafts and advises on settlement agreements on behalf of Employer’s and Employee’s;
- She undertakes internal investigations on behalf of Employers;
- She provides bespoke training to client’s on employment matters and regularly speaks at events and seminars;
Angela is a qualified cycle coach and volunteers her time with British cycling. She also enjoys musical theatre, conspiracy novels and spending time with her young family.
The Legal 500 2023 & 2024 Guides listed Angela as a key individual, where it was said “Angela Carver is simply put the reason we use Sintons LLP. She is always available, responds quickly, and treats every query with the same respect. She has taken the time to understand our company, our ethos and approach and factors this in to the advice she provides. She talks our managers through the situations that arise, providing coaching, support and advice. She helps them learn from every situation, much more than just legal advice”.
The 2024 Guide added “The lawyer in Sintons Employment team who has provided an excellent service is Angela Carver, who has a razor-sharp mind on employment matters, is a sound tactician and very skilled at drafting employment claims and responses.”
The Legal 500 2022 Guide stated “Sintons provide an invaluable employment service to my business. With over 200 members of staff in a highly regulated industry, I could not achieve the results I do without their input. Sintons are able to look at each situation and plan accordingly.”
The guide also stated “Angela Carver took the time to understand the company ethos, as well as the business requirements and tailored her advice to ensure what we did was both legally correct but also underpinned our company ethos. Approachable, and very active in offering help and support above and beyond the legal requirements. Friendly, genuine and has the time for everyone – Angela really took the time to build the trust, which meant she was the first port of call for all our managers during difficult times. When away on holiday, she ensured we had a contact point who was well briefed and understood the situation and company approach fully.”
The Chambers UK 2022 Guide described the employment team as offering “very sensible, robust advice that comes with a practical edge. A client added: “they took the time to understand our business and its ethos, and individually tailored the service to what we required.”
The employment team were praised in the Chambers UK 2020 Guide as “committed to providing excellent client service.” A client noted that they were “particularly impressed with the way they seek to understand the underlying ethos of the business first, thereby providing advice and support tailored to meet the needs and demands of the business.“
Key Practice Areas
- HR Support
- Corporate Support
- Healthcare/ NHS