Employment law for employees

Employment law for employees

We spend a vast amount of time at work and it is mostly a positive experience. You may need some advice about employee rights, reviewing a new employment contract and negotiating the terms, asking for a promotion or requesting a flexible working pattern. However, conflicts at work can be distressing and daunting for a variety of reasons and trying to deal with them on your own is difficult. We can help to clarify the situation for you by providing clear, practical and confidential guidance.

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Our employment lawyers regularly provide advice to senior executives and professionals in workplace issues, from a broad range of industry backgrounds. If you are an employee, Director, Partner, Senior Executive, Board member, Doctor or regulated individual (e.g. Solicitor or financial advisor), our team can help.

Our employment solicitors work closely with you to explain your rights and decide on your ultimate objective, whether that is remaining in employment (where possible) or negotiating the best terms of departure through a settlement agreement. If all else fails then we can help you pursue your claim through the Employment Tribunals or Courts.

As we have extensive experience in acting for both employers and employees, we see the situation from both perspectives and can anticipate the thought process of your opponent. Due to the stressful nature of employment disputes, we generally encourage an early resolution but when litigation is required we are robust and tenacious in our approach to get you the best possible outcome.

We advise on all employment-related matters including:

  • Employee rights
  • Reviewing your employment contract, service or consultancy agreement
  • Employment status
  • Flexible working and family-related matters
  • Pregnancy, maternity leave and parental leave
  • How to handle a disciplinary matter
  • How to lodge and pursue a grievance
  • Dealing with a redundancy procedure or reorganisation
  • Discrimination, bullying, harassment and victimisation
  • Whistleblowing
  • Garden leave, post-termination restrictions and fiduciary duties
  • Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE)
  • Negotiating your exit through a Settlement Agreement or ACAS
  • Claims in the ET, EAT and High Court


Please visit our price & service information page for more information regarding these services.

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We support our clients with individually tailored legal advice, in areas such as:

  • Employment contracts.
  • Employment terms negotiation.
  • Flexible working.
  • Support for senior executives.
  • Director employment.
  • Settlement agreements.
  • Redundancy process and negotiation.
  • Employment tribunals.
  • Employment disputes.
  • Sponsor visas.
  • Discrimination.
  • Bullying.
  • Whistleblowing.
  • Employment status.
  • IR35.
  • TUPE transfers.
  • Exit.
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    We spend a vast amount of time at work and it is mostly a positive experience. You may need some advice about employee rights, reviewing a new employment contract and negotiating the terms, asking for a promotion or requesting a flexible working pattern. However, conflicts at work can be distressing and daunting for a variety of reasons and trying to deal with them on your own is difficult. We can help to clarify the situation for you by providing clear, practical and confidential guidance.

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    Our employment lawyers regularly provide advice to senior executives and professionals in workplace issues, from a broad range of industry backgrounds. If you are an employee, Director, Partner, Senior Executive, Board member, Doctor or regulated individual (e.g. Solicitor or financial advisor), our team can help.

    Our employment solicitors work closely with you to explain your rights and decide on your ultimate objective, whether that is remaining in employment (where possible) or negotiating the best terms of departure through a settlement agreement. If all else fails then we can help you pursue your claim through the Employment Tribunals or Courts.

    As we have extensive experience in acting for both employers and employees, we see the situation from both perspectives and can anticipate the thought process of your opponent. Due to the stressful nature of employment disputes, we generally encourage an early resolution but when litigation is required we are robust and tenacious in our approach to get you the best possible outcome.

    We advise on all employment-related matters including:

    • Employee rights
    • Reviewing your employment contract, service or consultancy agreement
    • Employment status
    • Flexible working and family-related matters
    • Pregnancy, maternity leave and parental leave
    • How to handle a disciplinary matter
    • How to lodge and pursue a grievance
    • Dealing with a redundancy procedure or reorganisation
    • Discrimination, bullying, harassment and victimisation
    • Whistleblowing
    • Garden leave, post-termination restrictions and fiduciary duties
    • Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE)
    • Negotiating your exit through a Settlement Agreement or ACAS
    • Claims in the ET, EAT and High Court


    Please visit our price & service information page for more information regarding these services.

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