Employment

Our specialist Employment lawyers act for local, national and international employers in contentious and non-contentious matters. Our team provides advice to employers on the content and application of internal policies and compliance with best practice and statutory procedures.

We provide specialist representation both prior to and during all stages of proceedings in the Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal as well as providing employment support to our corporate and insolvency teams on all employment aspects of transactions, mergers and acquisitions.

 

Recognised as a leader in this field by the Legal 500 UK and Chambers UK, Department Head Jan Cunningham is praised for his ‘strategic, professional and commercial' approach (Legal 500 2017).

 

Key areas:

Contracts of Employment, Policies and Procedures Recruitment and selection
Unfair Dismissal Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
Redundancy Capability and absence management
Discrimination Issues Part time and flexible working
Maternity, Paternity and Parental Rights Industrial Relations
Transfer of Undertakings Settlement Agreements