Employment Lawyers for Legal Expenses Insurance

If you’re funding an employment dispute with legal expenses insurance (LEI), our dedicated team of employment lawyers are here to help. When you work with us, you’ll get market-leading advice and representation from one of the UK’s top law firms.

Our employment law department is one of the best in the country, with high rankings in independent legal guides such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Within that we have a group of over 15 lawyers who work exclusively with both employees and employers funding matters with legal expenses insurance.

What sets our team apart from other LEI providers is that you’ll always get solicitor-led advice. Our skilled paralegals will support you through the day-to-day process of your disputes and our solicitors will make all the important legal decisions. We also have specialist sub-teams who’ll help if you have a particularly complicated or high-value case.

Our knowledge and understanding of LEI products put us ahead of our competitors and mean we are the recommended solicitors for many leading LEI providers.

We help both employees and employers resolve disputes every day and are highly experienced with all types of employment disputes. We can help with:

  • Pay, bonus and reward disputes
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Discrimination
  • Whistleblowing
  • Breach of contract
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Misconduct allegations
  • And more.

You’ll get practical legal advice that’s focussed on getting you the best possible outcome as quickly as possible. We’ll explain everything in plain English and keep you up-to-date with progress every step of the way.

We understand how difficult employment disputes can be for either side. We’ll aim to resolve your dispute without going to tribunal, through alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation or ACAS conciliation. But if tribunal is unavoidable, you’ll have our full support – we even regularly lodge and defend appeals in the higher courts for LEI clients.

Every case is different and so is each person’s vision of a successful outcome. For you, that may mean a settlement, a successful tribunal result or something else. We’ll take the time to understand you and your situation so we can advise on the best course of action to achieve your goals.

Contact your insurer today and let them know that you want to get your case started with our employment lawyers.

Testimonials & Feedback

We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.


“A massive thank you to you all for all your hard work, advice, and effort for our case. We have truly appreciated all that you have done for us over the last 8 months and I hope we haven’t been too difficult a client.”

Stride Treglown Ltd

“I came to Irwin Mitchell through my legal expenses insurance policy and I could not have been assigned a better team. My legal team, Leanne Moretta and Jessica Sewell, did everything possible to reassure me during an extremely stressful time. The support I received was incredible”

Tariq Ahmed

“From our introduction through my legal expenses insurance provider, Irwin Mitchell provided me with exceptional advice and support… the Irwin Mitchell team were excellent; their attention to detail has been really outstanding… I would not hesitate in recommending”

Mr. P Lamb

Awards & Accreditations

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

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Business News

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Find one of our solicitors near you

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.