Employment

Defending Employee Claims

 

Work is a major part of our lives and when something goes wrong it can be quite distressing. We act for both employers and employees in defending and making claims; advising them on the likelihood of the success of their claim or defence.

We can advise on:

  • The terms of a settlement agreement, negotiating, where necessary, to increase the payout;
  • Unfair dismissal – assessing whether or not the correct statutory disciplinary procedure has been followed;
  • Disciplinary proceedings – helping you prepare your claim or defence and any grounds for an appeal;
  • Discrimination – whether in regards to sex, race, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age;
  • Redundancy – ensuring rules of fair selection have been followed including the correct consultation period;
  • Contract terms – assessing whether any restrictive covenants are enforceable; and
  • Protected disclosures – helping you prepare your claim or defence for an employment tribunal in regards to whistleblowing.

For an initial discussion, please call 01823 337636 or request a call back.

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