Employment Law

We are one of the leading law firms of solicitors in the region and members of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Our specialist team of employment lawyers advise business owners and HR professionals on the full spectrum of employment law issues.  Employment law is ever changing and has far reaching implications on every business that employs staff.  Chattertons Employment team offer a comprehensive service from specialist advisers who have many years’ experience of advising solely on employment law issues.  We pride ourselves on offering bespoke, proactive and commercially focused approach to support you to find the best resolution for your business.

As a team, we have experience of working with a variety of organisations, from multinational PLC’s through to smaller businesses where there may be only a handful of employees.   

It is essential to engage the services of an employment lawyer as soon as possible where an employment dispute arises.  We regularly advise clients at the early stages of a grievance procedure or workplace dispute in order to prevent a situation from escalating.  We are able to guide you through the entire process and even through Employment Tribunal proceedings, she this become necessary.  This means we can provide a seamless and focused service, where you are ensured the benefit of a dedicated adviser throughout the duration of your case.

In addition, we are also able to assist in safeguarding financial risk through the provision of our own  employment protection insurance policy, C3.  Where a business is not protected through our policy, we will provide an indication of the costs associated in representing your interests from the outset of your case and will keep you informed throughout.

As well as providing advice in dealing with employment disputes, we support clients in a variety of ways including advising on the transfer of staff when selling and purchasing businesses, supporting clients with restructures and redundancy situations, and offering proactive advice on matters such as maternity, paternity, flexible working and the drafting and implementation of bespoke employment policies.

In addition, members of our employment team are regularly engaged in the delivery of specialist employment law training and seminars to business owners and HR specialists.

For further information about the specific services we offer, please see the specific services listed.  Alternatively, please contact a member of the Employment team who will be happy to discuss your requirements.