Meet the team

At Schofield and Associates we have a skilled team of Lawyers and HR Consultants who are passionate about providing the very best in Employment Law and HR guidance and support to our Clients.


The team at Schofield and Associates

Eileen Schofield

Owner and Principal

Having established Schofield & Associates in June 2009 with a specific aim to provide strategic and pragmatic advise to employers and to individuals. We have gained a reputation for approaching issues in an innovative and considered way to support clients in achieving their objectives as expeditiously and efficiently as is possible. Eileen’s personal areas of expertise include employment law, discrimination, unfair/wrongful dismissal, discipline and grievance investigations and advice,…

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Carina Jheeta

Employment Solicitor

Experienced Solicitor with a demonstrated history of representing both Claimants and Respondents.Carina is skilled in drafting employment contracts, consultancy agreements, director's service agreements and employee handbooks. Experienced in advising both Claimants and Respondents with disciplinary and grievance issues as well as representing in the Employment Tribunal; drafting Tribunal documents and complying with Tribunal directions.Strong legal professional with a Legal Practice Course from…

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Sarah Coyne

Office Manager

As the Office Manager for our niche employment law firm, Sarah is the backbone of the business, providing support in the roles of receptionist, legal secretary, administrator and assistant.She plays an integral role in the day to day running of the office and is the main support for all our fee earners at the firm.

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Angela Richards

HR Partner

Angela has headed up Schofield HR for 8 years, providing clients with support, guidance and direction with all of their HR matters. For this role she utilises her past knowledge and experience of working at a senior level within a variety of industries. She is an accomplished HR Director with several years experience of working at Board level, within multi-site organisations, having responsibility for all people-based activity from both a strategic and operational perspective. During this time…

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Jo Jinks

HR Partner

An experienced Director level HR professional with over 24 years of experience in Human Resources. Working directly with Clients to deliver common sense HR solutions that are both operationally and strategically focused. Jo has experience of working in a number of sectors, including distribution, manufacturing, technology, utilities and education to name but a few. Chartered Member of the CIPD.

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Alexandra Myers

HR Associate

An experienced HR professional with over 20 years experience. Experienced with forging strong relationships with Heads of Departments, Managers and staff, advising on HR processes, support and advice on employment related matters including but not limited to: redundancy, restructures, performance management, long term sickness, investigation and disciplinary matters, recruitment and assessment centres etc.Advanced Professional Diploma in Employment Law in 2009.

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"Schofield and Associates were excellent throughout, thoroughly professional, courteous and effective"
‘As a small business which has established and grown over the last 5 years it is reassuring to know that we have on hand an experienced Employment Law Solicitor who can provide bespoke support and guidance to our company. Carina has aided us in developing our staff handbook and guided us with her…
We have been using Schofield HR for a number of years now and have always been impressed with their flexibility, approach and advice. As a small organisation we don’t have the requirement for an internal HR Department, but we do see Eileen and Angela as an extension of our wider team and value…
The advice was always professional, balanced and honestly straightforward – no expectations, only facts and realistic, direct advice.
Eileen dealt with my case efficiently and professionally. With her attention to detail, Eileen proved to my employer that the investigation was flawed and biased. This led to the employer withdrawing the threat of disciplinary action.
A very professional service throughout, with first class knowledge of all the subject matters and very good communication also.
Excellent service, prompt, professional and practical. Considered both sides if any dispute, leading to a very good result.
Swift and professional service, dealt with my settlement effectively and efficiently!
I was in a bleak situation with my employment and didn't know where to turn. A family friend advised me to speak to Eileen . I found Eileen and her colleagues to be polite, understanding, professional, down to earth and extremely knowledgeable. They provided a great service with little disruption…

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