Whether you’re an employee worrying about workplace wrangles, or a global business struggling to interpret immigration rules, our legal advisers will help you navigate the law.
We deliver what you need, when and how you want it – whether that’s quick legal advice over the phone or working by your side on complex cases and litigation, taking the pressure off you.
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Can we dismiss?
Dismissal depends on the circumstances. Our experts will work with you to assess the risk and support you in developing and rolling out a plan to minimise that risk. Don’t be afraid to use us as a sounding board, as we can help you think of ways that may avoid the need to dismiss altogether.
Is this restrictive covenant enforceable?
The law is constantly evolving in this area. As the need to protect hard won commercial relationships can be business critical, we strive to give you the clearest, most up-to-date direction based on years of experience.
Our 40-strong, award-winning team offers specialist advice and support on everything from employment contracts and polices to settlement agreements, restructuring, TUPE, grievances, discipline and bullying. We have unrivalled expertise in discrimination issues, including gender pay, mental health and sexual harassment cases as well as immigration experts who can help individuals with visa applications or companies hoping to bring employees to the UK.
Our accessible and friendly team includes solicitors, barristers, legal executives, HR consultants and trainers, each with years of unsurpassed experience in handling complex and challenging employment law and immigration cases. We are really passionate about our jobs, and we care passionately about the people and places we help too.
Legal 500: ‘The team is very accessible’.
Our clients are many and diverse in both their nature and their requirements, yet they all have one thing in common – the need for strong support, expert advice and empathy in crucial career moments or life choices.
We help support both people and businesses in a variety of industries, ranging from private individuals like CEOs and senior executives to personalities in the public eye, like actors and sports stars. We also work with medium-sized and major national and international companies across both the public and private sectors, in areas like local government, the NHS, education, manufacturing, aviation, business services and recruitment.
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