We act for a number of private and publicly listed multinational companies as well as SMEs and start-ups. We also work with charities both in the UK and abroad. As a part of our flexible approach to billing, in addition to the standard hourly rates approach, we also offer low cost monthly retainer arrangements to a number of companies to allow them to more effectively budget their legal costs year on year.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Defending Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal claims, including unfair dismissal, breach of contract, bonus claims and all types of discrimination claims.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating employment contracts, directors’ service agreements, consultancy agreements and employee policies and procedures.
  • Employment status issues, including the use of interns, volunteers and agency workers.
  • Strategic day-to-day HR advice.
  • Grievance, disciplinary and dismissal processes.
  • Advising on restructuring, including redundancies.
  • Managing sickness absences and other absences.
  • Drafting, reviewing and advising on post-termination restrictive covenants.
  • Advising on the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, share sales and property transactions, including TUPE advice.
  • Negotiating strategic exit packages.
  • Advising on team moves and injunctions, including High Court proceedings.
  • Data protection.