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Employment Disputes

Employment Tribunal Solicitors

The Employment Tribunal is a specialist tribunal designed to hear claims from people who feel their employer or potential employer has treated them unlawfully.

The Tribunal can rule on a wide range of issues, including discrimination, unfair dismissal and non-payment of wages. If you have an employment dispute of any kind, you may consider taking it to an Employment Tribunal.

When taking a claim to the Employment Tribunal, it’s important to have expert solicitors by your side. We’ve helped many people through the employment dispute process, from early attempts to find an informal solution right the way through to the Tribunal.

What Services Do We Offer?

Going to the Employment Tribunal should be the final step in your attempts to resolve your dispute with your employer. We can help you with every stage, including:

  • Advising you on your internal grievance procedure
  • Guiding you through the ACAS early conciliation process
  • Taking your claim to the Employment Tribunal.

We can also help with appeals. If you’ve already taken your claim to the Employment Tribunal and the decision went against you, it’s possible to appeal on a point of law. We can advise you on whether an appeal is likely to succeed and support you if you decide to challenge the decision.

If you’re taking your current employer to an Employment Tribunal, it’s hard to predict how this will affect your ongoing relationship with them. If your position becomes untenable, we can help you negotiate a settlement agreement and severance package with your employer. We have years of experience of this, so you can trust that we have the expertise needed to protect your best interests.

Who Can We Help?

Our employment law team specialises in helping:

  • Senior executives
  • Partners
  • Directors
  • Board members
  • Professionals
  • Consultants
  • Doctors

We also have specific experience in heavily regulated sectors such as financial services, healthcare and legal/professional services.

Why Choose Our Employment Tribunal Solicitors?

Our specialist employment law team is recognised as one of the best in the country by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, the leading independent guides to the legal profession.

You can rely on us to help you with any kind of dispute. Our experienced solicitors have taken many claims to the Employment Tribunal, including ground breaking cases, so no circumstances are too unusual for us to handle.

With offices across the country, you’ll never be far from one of our teams. We’re not intimidated by the size of your employer, so whether you work at an SME or a large multinational corporation, we’ll fight to protect your best interests.

We know the process can be stressful and you’ll be worried about your future career and finances. Our experience in employment law means we know what to do to keep stress to a minimum and support you every step of the way.

Contact Us

Call our specialist employment tribunal solicitors on 0207 650 3999 or contact us online in confidence.

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Employment Tribunals - More Information
    • What is the employment tribunal process? What is likely to happen?
    • You need to go through the ACAS early conciliation process before you will be allowed to take a claim to the Employment Tribunal. If you’ve been through this process and couldn’t reach a satisfactory resolution, we can help you through the Tribunal process.

      There will be a preliminary hearing where the Tribunal will set a timetable for your case. Cases are normally listed for a full hearing between six to nine months after being issued with the Tribunal. We’ve taken many cases to the Employment Tribunal and know exactly how to best support your claim.

    • Are there any time limits for taking an employer to a tribunal?
    • The deadlines to take cases to the Tribunal are very strict.  You need to start the ACAS early conciliation process within three months minus one day of the act complained of, e.g. your dismissal or the act of discrimination.

      This process is designed to help you agree a settlement with your employer. We can help you with the early conciliation process and advise you on the time limits for enforcing your rights based on your individual situation.

    • How much does it cost?
    • There’s no fixed cost, however if your case goes to a full hearing it could cost between £20,000 to £100,000, plus counsel’s costs and other expenses (disbursements).

      Our legally-qualified team of senior associates, associates and solicitors is supervised by a Partner, and supported by expert paralegals and legal assistants with 1 to 5 years of experience.

      To ensure you are clear on the service you’ll receive and the price you can expect, please take a look at our prices section.

    • Where Are We Based?
    • Our employment lawyers are based in major cities across the country, so we can help wherever you are.

      We offer an initial consultation, either over the phone or in person, where we can discuss your case.

      Call us on 0207 650 3999 or contact us online today to find out how we can help you.

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