Employment Solicitors In The South West

Whether you are an employee or an employer, we are able to provide expert legal advice to assist you on your employment issues to help achieve a successful outcome.

Commercial, yet pragmatic, our experienced lawyers will help you deal with difficult and often urgent situations and help navigate you through the complexities of employment law.

As a business owner, employment law and regulatory obligations can be a mine-field and it is easy to inadvertently fall on the wrong side of the law. Important decisions often have to be made urgently so you need your lawyers to be accessible and responsive.

We work with businesses in a number of sectors ranging from agriculture, construction and professional services to retail, renewables and manufacturing. We help business managers focus on running their business by making the advice we give clear and concise.

We also provide expert help on the less pleasant aspects like business restructuring and redundancies, and when matters become contentious, whether it is HR advice on a grievance procedure or workplace dispute, or the defence of a claim in Court or an Employment Tribunal, we can advise and act for you.

Our employment law services for employers include:

  • Preparing employment contracts;
  • Preparing service agreements for directors and senior executives;
  • Preparing staff handbooks;
  • Preparing settlement agreements (formerly known as Compromise Agreements) and severance agreements;
  • Advising on the employment aspects on change of business ownership and the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE);
  • Advising on restructuring and redundancy;
  • Advising on HR policies and procedures;
  • Advising on grievance and disciplinary procedures;
  • Defending (and bringing) claims in the Employment Tribunal or Court, including but not limited to:
    • Unfair dismissal;
    • Constructive dismissal;
    • Breach of contract;
    • Discrimination relating to age, religion or belief, gender, pregnancy or maternity, disability, race, sexual orientation, being married or in a civil partnership, gender re-assignment, part-time working or trade union membership;
    • Unpaid wages
    • Overpayment of wages; and
    • Breach of restrictive covenants and confidentiality

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