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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 2019

Chambers UK 2019
What the team is known for
Offers substantial experience in handling employment matters for healthcare sector clients and represents a significant client base of local businesses and executives in Dorset, as well as larger corporates. Typically advises on issues such as restructuring mandates, TUPE matters and whistleblowing. Employment offering expands across the South to service clients based further afield.

Strengths
Interviewees are “very impressed with the skills of the team, coupled with the size of a firm that has expertise in a huge range of matters.”
A client also states: “The team are strong and work well together.”

The Legal 500 UK 2019

Legal 500 2019 Top_tier_firms
Lester Aldridge LLP advises on the full range of employment issues such as discrimination claims, TUPE, unfair dismissal, redundancy, restructuring, high-level exits, due diligence and Equality Act claims. Key figures include Catherine Geddes, who handles a range of contentious and non-contentious issues, and Kevin Barnett, who acts for corporate clients and also some individuals. The firm recently acted for an insurance company in relation to a collective redundancy that involved an office relocation and restructuring. In another highlight it acted for Dorset Wildlife Trust advising on disciplinary matters, terminating a consultancy agreement, restructuring and redundancy. Curtiss Wright, Ceuta Holdings, General Asset Management, Muc-Off, Global Maritime Consultancy Limited, Osprey Europe Limited and Moorfields Corporate Recovery are clients.

Latest News & Blogs

work life balance
Oct
2018

This week is National Work Life Week and the aim is to achieve awareness and improvement in relation to wellbeing at work and promoting a work-life balance.

The issue of data security has again taken centre stage after the High Court recently held Morrisons Supermarket to be vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s deliberate disclosure of co-workers’ personal data
May
2018

The issue of data security has again taken centre stage after the High Court recently held Morrisons Supermarket to be vicariously liable for a rogue employee’s deliberate disclosure of co-workers’ personal data.

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