UK employment law states that employers must have a fair reason to dismiss an employee. If you’ve been dismissed and you feel it may have been unfair, our employment solicitors could help you make a claim.

We understand that this will be a stressful and emotional time. We’ll support and advise you while working to achieve a speedy resolution, as we know you may be worried about your finances and future career.

Our Employment Law team is recognised as being amongst the industry leaders by independent guides to the legal profession. We’re specialists in helping senior professionals, directors and executives to resolve unfair dismissal claims as quickly and efficiently as possible.

What Services Do We Offer?

If you’ve been unfairly dismissed, our lawyers can help you access compensation by making an unfair dismissal claim at the Employment Tribunal. Similarly, if you resigned because you felt unable to work due to your employer’s actions, we could help you make a claim for constructive unfair dismissal.

If you believe your dismissal was linked to your race, age, gender, religion or any other personal characteristic, we may also be able to help you make a discrimination claim. There’s no limit to the compensation available in these cases, so it’s important that you have an experienced team on your side with the specialist knowledge to get the best settlement for you.

If you haven’t been dismissed yet but fear for your position, we could also advise you on the best steps to take to protect yourself.

Who Can We Help?

Under UK law, employers have five fair reasons for dismissing an employee. They are:

  • Capacity
  • Conduct
  • Redundancy
  • Continued employment would contravene a statute
  • Some other substantial reason (this will depend on the facts of each case).

Contact us as soon as possible if you’ve been dismissed, or threatened with dismissal and you don’t believe that any of these reasons apply.

If you were dismissed because of whistleblowing, you may have a case for unfair dismissal. It’s also illegal for an employer to dismiss you in relation to a protected characteristic such as your gender, age or race – find out more about discrimination claims.

To make a claim for unfair dismissal you need to act fast. Step one is to contact ACAS and start the early conciliation process. We can help you with this but you only have three months from the date your employment was terminated, so you should contact us as soon as possible.

We’ve helped many people to make unfair dismissal claims. Our solicitors have specific experience in banking and financial services, healthcare, and legal and professional services. We’re also experts in helping:

  • Senior executives
  • Directors
  • Partners
  • Board members
  • Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Doctors and other members of the healthcare profession.

Why Choose Us?

It’s important at this stressful time to have a team of experts in your corner. The leading independent legal guides, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, recognise us as leaders in this field. You can rely on us to bring all of our experience and expertise to your case.

We know that as well as having financial concerns, you’ll be worried about the impact of a dismissal on your future career and prospects. We’ll fight to help you access compensation and prove that your dismissal was unfair.

It doesn’t matter to us whether the company that dismissed you was a small start-up or a large multinational corporation. We’re not intimidated by anyone and will fight to get the best possible outcome for you.

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To speak to an employment law specialist about your case, call us on 0207 650 3939 or contact us online.

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