Sex discrimination is when you’re treated differently or unfairly because of your sex. If you think you’ve been discriminated against at work because of your sex, our specialist sex discrimination solicitors might be able to help. We could help protect your reputation as well as help you make a settlement agreement or seek compensation.
Under the Equality Act 2010, sex is a ‘protected characteristic’. This means you are legally protected from sex discrimination at work.
Our team is experienced in the field of discrimination and has won many difficult and complex cases over the years.
If you think you’ve been discriminated against at work because of your sex, speak to a member of our team. Call us on 0207 650 3999 or complete our online enquiry form and we’ll get back to you.
What Services Do We Offer?
Our lawyers are on hand to discuss your situation and advise you on your next steps, whatever your end goal.
- Support and guide you through a settlement agreement with your employer, to avoid you going to an Employment Tribunal or court
- Help you use mediation to resolve issues with your employer if they are not cooperating
- Draft legal documents if your case does go to court
- Represent you in the Employment Tribunal, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, County Court or High Court.
Who We Can Help?
Being discriminated against at work can be highly stressful and difficult to cope with, regardless of your position. Our lawyers have specialist experience in helping senior executives, directors and professionals who have been discriminated at work because of their sex.
We can help if:
- You missed out on promotion because of your sex
- You’ve lost your job or are being forced out of your job
- You’re being singled out for dismissal
- You’re being unfairly chosen for redundancy over someone else.
The Equality Act protects you from discrimination if:
- You are, or are not, a particular sex
- Someone thinks you are the opposite sex (discrimination by perception)
- You are connected to someone of a particular sex (discrimination by association).
Our sexual discrimination lawyers can help if you’ve experienced any of the following types of discrimination:
- Direct Discrimination – When you’re treated less favourably and put at a disadvantage because of your sex. For example: a job is advertised for only female applicants without a genuine reason for why that job can only be filled by females
- Indirect Discrimination – When your employer has a policy or practice which puts you at a disadvantage because of your sex. For example: an employer has a policy requiring all employees to work full time
- Harassment – When someone makes you feel humiliated, offended or degraded by bullying you. For example: you are being called names or subjected to sexist comments at work
- Victimisation – Happens when you’ve made a sex discrimination complaint and as a result are being treated unfairly. Can also happen when you’re supporting someone who has made a discrimination claim.
Why Choose Us?
Our expert sex discrimination solicitors understand how difficult it can be if you’re facing discrimination at work. We’re with you every step of the way and will fight your corner no matter what obstacles you face. We’ll listen and give you the guidance you need to get the outcome you want and deserve.
We know it can be difficult trying to reach a settlement with your employer and even more daunting to make a claim against them. With years of experience handling discrimination cases, big and small, we have a strong track record for winning cases across the UK. We’ve helped professionals from a range of sectors and industries, including financial services, legal and healthcare.
We’re committed to providing advice in plain English to ensure you understand your rights and available options. We’ll make clear to you the routes you can take and will tell you if there’s a better, easier way to resolve your issue.
We’ve dealt with all types of employers, so we can help you regardless of where you work. We keep you in the loop at every stage of the process to ensure you know what is happening with your case.
Call us on 0207 650 3999 to speak to a member of our team. Alternatively, you can fill in our online enquiry form and we’ll get back to you.
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