About Robinson Ralph

Robinson Ralph identified a need for an Employment Law firm that is centered around the client, creating bespoke services that suit their needs with no unnecessary frills, but instead delivering a proactive approach and most importantly, results.

how we do business 

Taking a pragmatic and commercial approach with our clients, Robinson Ralph will never tell you you can’t achieve something - we’ll always show you how you can. 

We invest in the client first, supporting them along the whole journey, preventing and resolving issues within HR and Employment Law. We believe that people do business with people, not with brands. You are not just another file number at Robinson Ralph. You will get partner contact throughout. Our focus is on prevention rather than cure which is why we provide bespoke training to managers and HR teams

Do not just take our word for it – please take a look at our numerous client testimonials.

Meet the team

simon robinson

Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1998, initially as a criminal lawyer, and has now been practicing employment law for 18 years. He has worked at both local and national firms before setting up Robinson Ralph. His clients are mostly employers.

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juliet ralph

Juliet has a background in sales, marketing and training and is a CIPD associate. She manages the day to day running of the business including accounting, marketing and business development.

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david sillitoe

David began working as a paralegal in 2003 at a consultancy where he represented employers at Employment Tribunals. David qualified as a Solicitor in 2008, and most recently worked at a national firm advising UK and international clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious UK employment law related matters. He joined Robinson Ralph as a Partner in September 2019.

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Samuel is an experienced Senior Paralegal. He is in the process of completing his CILEx Level 6 Diploma, focusing on the practice of employment law. 

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frank sutcliffe

Frank was educated at Warwick and Cambridge and was a lecturer before going into practice in 1996 as an employment lawyer. 

jane rapin

Jane qualified as a lawyer in 2006, has a masters degree in intellectual property & employment law, is a CIPD associate and certified business and personal coach. She has an entrepreneurial background and hasn’t always worked in law. She always has an eye on “the bottom line” and uses her expertise to help employers boost profits and productivity. She loves helping employers deal with difficult employees and dysfunctional teams. 

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beth evans

Beth has over 25 years of HR, operational and strategic management and leadership experience up to Board level, gained in a wide variety of different sectors. She is a Fellow of the CIPD but has not always worked in HR, holding an additional, wider level of operational experience. Recent employers include EON, Jaguar Land Rover and Kier Group – where she has worked at HR Director Board level.

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The Latest

Simon Robinson BBC Radio Leeds Interview

Have a listen to Simon's latest radio interview on BBC Radio Leeds with Stephanie Hirst.

Robinson Ralph Podcast Series 3

Access the latest episodes of 'Having A NatteRR’ here.

Robinson Ralph Podcast Series 1 & 2

Welcome to the Robinson Ralph podcast in which we discuss recent cases from the fascinating world of Employment Law. With 2 series and over 30 episodes, it's an infotainment extravaganza!

Send an enquiry

If you have any questions regarding the services we provide, please do not hesitate to get in touch using the form provided.

  0113 2123240
West One, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 IBA

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