About Navya Shekhar
Navya is our Head of Employment, Solicitor, Director and Co-Owner of Truth Legal.
She joined Truth Legal in 2015 as our Head of Employment. She became a Director at Truth Legal in May 2018 and co-owner of Truth Legal in January 2021.Prior to joining Truth Legal she worked at other law firms such as Thompsons Solicitors and Ellis Whittam. She has over 16 years’ experience as an employment solicitor.
Navya advises Businesses and Individuals on contentious and non- contentious Employment matters. She has extensive experience in providing advice on Discrimination, Dismissal, Whistle Blowing, settlement agreements, TUPE and Redundancy matters. She prides in providing pragmatic advice to resolve difficult employment situations and has excellent negotiating skills. She is an experienced litigator and represents clients in the Employment Tribunal.
Navya did her LLB from Delhi University in India and qualified as a Lawyer in India in 1999. After which she practised as a lawyer in the Indian courts until she moved to UK in August 2002 to pursue LLM from Leeds University. Following this she qualified as a solicitor in 2006.
Navya also has a Bachelor’s Degree (BA Hons) in Political Science from Delhi University, India.
She is also a member of Employment Lawyers Association.
Navya can speak multiple languages which includes English, Hindi and Urdu.
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