Employment

ADVOCACY AND REPRESENTATION

For claims in Employment Tribunals.

REPRESENTATION BEFORE APPEAL COURTS

Including the EAT, High Court and other courts up to the Supreme Court.

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS, SERVICE AGREEMENTS AND POLICIES

Including drafting GDPR-compliant policies, handbooks, staff privacy notices and contractual documentation, drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants, protecting of confidential information, drafting and advising on partnership documents, advising on employment status issues and drafting consultancy and independent contractor agreements.

ALL DAY-TO-DAY EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HR ISSUES

Such as discrimination, equal opportunities, equal pay, disciplinary hearings, grievances, absence, performance management, staff-related data protection issues including subject access requests, wages, working time, gender pay reporting, whistleblowing and family friendly rights.

DISMISSALS AND REDUNDANCY

Disciplinary dismissals, redundancies, ill-health dismissals and retirements, voluntary early severance agreements, senior executive terminations, boardroom disputes, protected conversations, settlement negotiations and settlement agreements.

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND TRADE UNION ISSUES

Including advice on collective agreements, strikes or threatened industrial action, information and consultation requirements and works councils.

RESTRUCTURING AND REORGANISATION

Advice, drafting and due diligence work, changes to terms and conditions, relocation, mergers, acquisitions, procurement, resourcing, outsourcing and TUPE (transfer of undertakings or service provision changes).

RECRUITMENT SECTOR ADVICE

Our specialist team are experts in advising on all legal aspects of recruitment including advice to organisations supplying or relying on permanent, self-employed or temporary staff including agency workers. The team advises on Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Managed Service Arrangements as well as all legal considerations facing recruitment businesses.