Employment Solicitors for Business | Irwin Mitchell

What We Do

Our employment solicitors have a wealth of experience in:

  • Business Immigration
  • Employment & HR Training
  • Transactions & TUPE
  • Restructuring & TUPE
  • Training and education - IM Educate
  • Confidential information protection - IM Protect
  • Employment tribunal management/insurance-funded ETS
  • Auto-enrolment
  • Outsourcing
  • Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI)
  • Trade Unions & Work Councils
  • Policies and contracts of employment
  • Structuring executive severance arrangements and compromise agreements
  • Equality and diversity law
  • Restrictive covenants and confidentiality obligations
  • Litigation advice: representing employers and individuals in Employment Tribunals and Civil Courts
  • All aspects of day-to-day employment law

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Recent Employment Law Deals

  • Advised a leading financial services business on TUPE, collective labour law and redundancy implications after it acquired one of the UK’s largest SIPP businesses;
  • Successfully defended a national outsourcing business on a substantial multi-party Tribunal claim for age discrimination;
  • Advised a large food manufacturing PLC after disposing part of its business on TUPE and an emergency restructure. The team defended multi-party Tribunal proceedings in the face of opposition from trade unions;
  • Advised on a collective consultation process after our client acquired a leading UK IT hardware supplier.

Products And Other Services

  • HR professionals and managers training programme
  • IMhrplus, Irwin Mitchell’s annual retainer service: for a fixed price, we provide a complete employment law service and awards insurance www.imhrplus.com
  • With IM Protect's suite of services, we'll ensure that you are well-placed to safeguard your business against a number of potential problems  


"The team acts commercially and pragmatically with a good balance between the legal aspects and helping us achieve our goals from a business point of view." - Chambers & Partners, 2015 (quote from client)

"I always get clear advice and the best options in terms of the way forward, with good risk assessment on the particular issues." - Chambers & Partners, 2015 (quote from client)

"Irwin Mitchell has particular strength in tribunal management, trade union and employee engagement, and European Works Council issues." - Legal 500, 2013

Employment Law

  • Business Immigration
    Whether you have employees abroad or want to bring employees to the UK, or need legal advice about your workers here at home, we can advise on your legal requirements to make sure you are fully compliant with immigration law.
  • Employment & HR Training
    Our employment law training programme offers a range of options to include all types of business.
  • IM Educate
    IM Educate is our fixed fee employment law service for schools and other educational institutions. We can help you stay on top of employment law matters with a dedicated schools specialist.
  • IM Protect
    We understand the risks posed by data theft and unfair competition and have developed IM Protect to provide you with all the tools necessary to protect your business interests and confidential information.
  • Restructuring & TUPE
    We have many years of experience when it comes to group restructuring and can work with you to develop a strategy, whether it is changing current terms and conditions or advising you on redundancies.
  • Transactions & TUPE
    Our expert employment solicitors help many business owners on TUPE issues when going through a transactional period, or acquiring a new business.

For more information on Employment Law

If you are interested in understanding how Irwin Mitchell can help you with your Employment Law work then please contact Fergal Dowling (Partner) on 01212145476, or send us an email.

For general enquiries

0870 1500 100