Solihull based, Averta Employment Lawyers has promoted Izzy Canbury to Associate. Canbury joined the firm in 2016 and qualified in 2020.

Averta is an award winning, boutique employment law firm which was founded by ex DLA Piper partners, Alan Jones, and David Sykes.

Senior partner, Alan Jones, commented on Canning’s promotion saying: “Izzy is an extremely capable employment lawyer and a key part of our team. She is now ready to take the next step in her career and take on more responsibility as an Associate.”

Canbury added: “Working alongside experienced lawyers such as David and Alan has given me enormous knowledge, not only of the legal issues involved, but also how to deal with people facing career change, redundancy or discrimination. It is rewarding to be able to add to the life skills I acquired in previous work situations’’

Canbury had previously worked in academic publishing before switching careers and she completed the LPC part time at BPP University in 2018. In her free time Canning is keen to do voluntary work, and has worked with the Samaritans and the Personal Support Unit at the Birmingham Civil Courts.

Averta Employment Lawyers specialises in giving advice to senior executives and professionals across both the private and public sectors. The firm have particular expertise in negotiating exit strategies for senior executives and also provides strategic employment law advice to companies.