Employment Team 3C

Employment

Disagreements or disputes with your employer can be stressful and it’s often hard to know how best to handle them. Many people feel intimidated and out of their depth, and as a result have a very difficult time at work.

That’s why it is vital to get good legal advice from a team that will work hard to resolve your employment problems and take the burden off your shoulders. Our specialist lawyers are experts in employment law and in making sure people know what is the fair treatment they should be receiving in their workplace. We regularly support clients at employment tribunals and know how to successfully present your case, to get you the right result.

Whether you have an issue with unfair or constructive dismissal, breach of contract, discrimination or redundancy, we can help. We also manage settlement agreements and can advise on a range of ways to resolve disputes, including mediation.

We are committed to giving you the support, care and consideration that you need, whether you are a chief executive or a checkout assistant, we are here to help.

Chambers and Partners UK 2017

Team Ranked In Chambers 2017
“A very well-run team that works exceptionally well.”

 

“We have always found they give good advice that is practical from a business point of view. They are quite open to having broad discussions about possibilities and alternatives and they’re very available and responsive.”

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Care sector expert Lester Aldridge LLP is representing Encompass Dorset before the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service in relation to a collective grievance filed by staff with UNISON alleging that the business had incorrectly paid sleep-in shifts. The ‘pragmatic and business-focused’ Sue Evans led on that matter and is recommended alongside Catharine Geddes, who provides HR advice to businesses and charities.

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Latest News & Blogs

Redundancy after sickness absence: disability discrimination or business efficiency? A blurred line
Aug
2017

The EAT (Employment Appeal Tribunal) emphasised that it’s fact specific when it comes to assessing an employee’s alleged unfavourable treatment and the causes in relation to their treatment.

What is your pay gap?
Aug
2017

With the release of the BBC’s annual report on gender pay, it’s recently come to light that the BBC has a real gender pay issue after it admitted that two thirds of its highest paid presenters earning above £150,000 are men.

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