Employment disputes

Employment disputes

"The team 'advises a stellar client list on tribunal claims'"

Chambers UK

Excellent service and legal advice from team specialising in employment disputes and litigation and legal disputes delivering an amazing client experience for companies in the UK.

Taking good advice early can often resolve workplace disputes before they escalate to litigation, but sometimes this just cannot be avoided.

Our national team of employment specialists can run your employment tribunal case from start to finish, including conducting the advocacy if required, ensuring efficient and cost-effective representation.

Our experienced employment disputes team has an enviable record of tribunal success and is dedicated to guiding clients through the daunting process of litigation and securing the best possible result every time.

We will give you a realistic assessment at the outset of any case to help you to reach an informed and commercial decision about whether to fight or settle.

The employment tribunal system is currently undergoing a significant period of change. We are monitoring this carefully to ensure we can help clients understand and deal with the new landscape.

We also have considerable experience with alternative dispute resolution and will always suggest less formal methods for reaching a settlement where we think this may be more effective.

Litigation is always something of a lottery, but our employment disputes team believes you can stack the odds in your favour and achieve the outcome that is right for your business.

Work highlights

  • Obtaining and enforcing costs awards against claimants for clients in several tribunal hearings
  • Successful defence of significant test cases for multi-national client, avoiding potential awards in the hundreds of thousands of pounds
  • Repeated success in complex discrimination/whistleblowing cases
  • Expertise in representing clients at Central Arbitration Committee and mediation hearings

Download: Defending your Business at Employment Tribunals 'At A Glance'.