Ranjit studied for the BA Honours International Relations and Third World Development at the University of York from 1986-1989, and the CPE and LSE at Nottingham Trent University Law School from 1990-1992. She was accredited as a Mediator for Workplace Disputes in 2007.
Ranjit is currently the UK Head of EPIC (Employment, Pensions, Immigration and Compliance), at Fieldfisher which is a £250m turnover European law firm with offices in Silicon Valley and China. Ranjit’s office is based across three locations in the UK - London, Birmingham and Manchester. Ranjit has experience of running law firms – both start-ups, boutiques and large ones. This includes developing a vision and strategy.
Ranjit has over 20 years' experience as an employment lawyer, including being an owner and director of a business, and is currently a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Ranjit is a trusted business advisor for a number of clients in different industry sectors, many of whom she has worked with since she first qualified as a lawyer. Whilst providing advice on all aspects of employment law, Ranjit has a particular focus on helping businesses manage change - be it setting up a new office in the UK or abroad, dismissing employees, restructuring, or managing relationships with trade unions and works councils. Ranjit is regularly invited by clients to undertake bespoke training on a wide range of topics, and often provides training alongside specialists in areas which overlap with employment law, such as medical experts.
Ranjit also has more than 10 years' experience as a legal advisor to a well-known university. This included advisory work, dealing with disputes, exits and litigation as well as governance and compliance issues.
In 2013 Ranjit helped form Equal Pay Legal Limited which is a business based solely in Birmingham, assisting individuals who have suffered equal pay discrimination.
Ranjit is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (having previously been the Midland's representative), the Industrial Law Society, and the Discrimination Law Association.
Ranjit is a member of the University Audit Committee.
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