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Ruth Everitt

Associate Member of CILEx

Ruth has worked in the Employment team for over 15 years dealing with a variety of employment law matters. In her role, Ruth works alongside other members of the team, helping to draft employment documentation, as well as preparing paperwork for Tribunal claims.

Ruth provides clients with an efficient and friendly service and takes pride in supporting individuals and companies when they are facing challenging situations.

  • First class service from start to finish. Everything was explained very clearly and dealt with very efficiently throughout.

  • Great service, responsive and personal. Very pleasant, understanding and constructive.

  • Ruth supported on an employment issue we had, I found that Ruth was helpful, knowledgeable, and really supportive. The whole experience was professional but easy with Ruth’s help and our matter was resolved swiftly.


Ruth joined Rollits as a legal secretary in the employment group before completing a paralegal qualification specialising in employment law and working as a paralegal in the team. She is an Associate of CILEx and undertakes a varied fee earner role within the team.


Ruth has significant experience in drafting employment documentation for employers including Staff Handbooks and contracts of employment including zero hours, fixed term, seasonal and Directors Service Agreements. She also regularly prepares and reviews consultancy agreements (on behalf of service companies and individuals), and settlement agreements. Ruth also assists with tribunal work including the preparation of pleadings, tribunal bundles, taking witness statements and has appeared as an advocate at preliminary and final hearings.  She also provides general day to day advice on employee management including redundancy, capability, sickness absence, grievance and disciplinary proceedings.