Samer Cheaitou



Samer is a Solicitor within our legal team, having graduated from the University of Glasgow and completed the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Strathclyde.

Samer is an important member of JEL’s legal team. He assists a varied portfolio of clients, including businesses and third sector organisations. Samer takes pride in always being approachable and accessible to colleagues and our valued clients providing practical, jargon-free support.

Samer has built on his previous advocacy experience as a Tribunal Representative for a national charity by representing a number of clients before the Employment Tribunal. Samer also has a keen interest in dispute resolution, helping his clients to negotiate settlements where it is in their interests, avoiding costly and time-consuming litigation.

Samer has proven to be an excellent addition to our team providing invaluable assistance in all areas of practice. Samer assists other members of the legal team with legal drafting, research, case law updates and Employment Tribunal case management. He also produces content for trade publications and our various media platforms.


  • The Law Society of Scotland


  • LLB (Hons)
  • Diploma in Professional Legal Practice

Latest Articles by Samer

EHRC Menopause Guidance for Employers

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (“EHRC”) has recently published guidance for employers on menopause in the workplace, seeking to…

Flexible Working to Become a Day One Right

On 11 December 2023, the Flexible Working (Amendment) Regulations 2023 were laid before Parliament. These Regulations remove the current requirement…

Government Response on Paternity Leave

The UK Government has recently published its response to the Good Work Plan’s proposals for reforming family-related leave and pay…

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