McAlindin, CCIPD, BA, LLM is a qualified barrister - specialising
in labour law In addition to being an employment law lawyer, Toni
is a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
She lectures regularly on employment law issues at colleges, universities,
to local authorities, and professional bodies.
She is past Chair of both the CIPD Scottish Partnership and the
Women's Legal Defence Fund Scotland. Toni is a former Member of
CIPD’s national committees on Employment Relations and Equal
Opportunities, and a current member of its Employment Relations
Panel. She worked for many years as a part-time lawyer with the
Citizens Advice Bureau.
In addition she is a member of the CBI Employment policy Panel,
an Employment Tribunal Member, an Adviser to an NHS Trust, a Board
Member of the Employment Research Institute at Napier University,
a member of the Employment Forum (large private sector organisations)
and an Associate of a number of consultancies.
She is a member of the Court of Stirling University and for 10
years was a member of the board of a Further Education College.
She is part of Business for Barnardos.
Toni has practical experience of the Health Service, the Civil
Service, the Wellcome Foundation, as well as Scottish & Newcastle
plc. She has clients in the private and public sector covering
all sectors across the UK and has worked with organisations to
prepare policies on all areas of personnel. She also has had experience
in all aspects of managing performance, attendance, discipline
and grievances and in negotiating terms and conditions.