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Employment lawyers in London & Thames Valley

Our employment law team work alongside clients, as trusted partners navigating the best course of action.

Our team of highly experienced employment lawyers simplify the often confusing raft of employment law and offer protective support to both employees and employers, from SMEs to multinationals across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Why choose our employment lawyers?

We understand that employment law is a rapidly evolving area and we work closely with our clients to anticipate and respond to legal issues. Our employment lawyers can offer:

  • Tailored assistance across all areas of employment law to both businesses and employees.
  • Our lawyers are specialists in their fields and love what they do. We work to understand your sector and what keeps you up at night and can provide practical support for the road ahead.
  • We build trusted relationships with our clients where you can rely on us to be proactive, watch your back, and find a solution that works for you.
  • Our flexible fee structures mean that you get exactly the level of service you need with no unwelcome surprises.
  • Independently accredited employment expertise with our team being ranked by leading client guides Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for Employment Law.
  • The benefits of working with a full-service law firm. We can provide clients with a uniquely broad spectrum of services and offer tailor-made legal solutions to best suit your business requirements.

What services do our employments lawyers offer?

Our employment lawyers have a vast amount of experience when it comes to employment law matters. Just a few of the services that we offer include:

Business Employment services: review and update your employment contracts and policies, implement or improve disciplinary and grievance processes, advise on workplace discrimination, manage your relationship with trade unions, carry out collective redundancy consultations and advise on whistleblowing claims.

Personal Employment services: advising on areas including employment contracts, discrimination and harassment in the workplace, maternity leave and flexible working requests, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, redundancy and negotiating a settlement agreement.

An exceptional balance of expertise and personality.”

Legal 500

New Employment Law Updates for April 2024

There’s a large number of employment law changes coming in April that are set to shake up the workplace. Employers will need to update their policies to comply with these changes and ensure fair treatment of affected employees.

Update your HR Policies for only £750 + VAT

To update your HR policies impacted by the new changes in employment law, our team of highly experienced employment lawyers are providing a fixed price of £750 + VAT for a limited time only. This offer includes:

New policy required:

  • Carer’s Leave policy

Policies that will need amending:

  • Family Friendly leave policies: including maternity, adoption, and shared parental
  • Redundancy policy
  • Flexible Working policy
  • Time off policy: any policy which covers time off for dependants or emergency leave may need updating

All this for only £750!

Key contacts

Monica Atwal

Managing Partner

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+44 118 960 4605

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