We have significant experience in advising all levels of employees including board members, senior directors and executive level employees across a range of sectors.

We advise on all aspects of employment litigation, from Employment Tribunals to High Court employment complaints, and non-contentious employment law issues, such as reviewing and approving contracts of employment.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Negotiating on and drafting settlement agreements and agreed exits
  • Advising on complex contracts of employment
  • Representing employees in tribunal claims including all forms of discrimination, equal pay, whistle-blowing actions, unfair and wrongful dismissal
  • Representing employees in the defence of High Court proceedings involving restrictive covenant and breach of confidentiality disputes
  • Advising employees on the best way to initiate or run a grievance complaint or rebut disciplinary action
  • Guiding senior executives on boardroom disputes
  • Support and advice on day to day employment relations issues

Examples of the work our solicitors have undertaken for employees include:

  • Advising a team of employees on the defence of High Court proceedings that sought to enforce post employment restrictive covenants against them following their move to start up a rival business in the insurance industry
  • Advising a senior executive in the transport sector on claims of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination
  • Advising a senior finance director on his contentious exit from a multi-national engineering company resulting in a settlement significantly above the normal tribunal awards
  • Advising a Chief Executive Officer on his exit from an automotive engineering company to include negotiating on his unfair dismissal compensation, the breach of his employment contract and his share options entitlements
  • Advising a senior executive US national with a US employment contract on the termination of her employment for an international employer in the UK, to include compromising her employment complaints under US and UK law
  • Advising on multiple settlement agreements across a wide range of sectors