Employment Law Solicitors in Lincoln
Whether you are an employee dealing with dismissal or an employer facing an employee claim, Chattertons expert team of employment law solicitors in Lincoln can provide tailored employment law advice to ensure your interests are promoted and rights protected, whichever side of the boardroom table you are on.
Employment law is constantly changing which means employment issues that arise in the workplace can be complicated, presenting a potential minefield to both employers and employees, alike.
That is why you need to seek specialist advice from our expert employment law solicitors at Chattertons, who will be able to make sure you are properly advised, ensuring your business or livelihood is best protected from the outset.
Whether you are an employee who feels they have been treated unfairly or an employer defending a claim, you can be assured that we will be there by your side throughout your employment matter, working with dedication and commitment to secure the very best outcome for you.
We will provide clear, straightforward, practical advice to match your exact circumstances and employment issue and will make sure you are properly prepared to make clear and confident decisions about how to proceed with your case.
For expert employment advice in Lincoln, or throughout Lincolnshire, get in touch with our Lincoln employment law solicitors for employers and employees, today, by calling 01522 541181 or requesting a call back.
HOW Chattertons EMPLOYEE solicitors in Lincoln CAN HELP PROTECT YOUR EMPLOYEE RIGHTS
We spend a lot of time at work so if a problem occurs it can be a challenging time, often impacting negatively on other aspects of our lives too. That is why it is important you know your employment rights and understand how best to use them, so you can protect yourself should any work-related issues arise.
If you feel you have been treated unfairly or discriminated against by your employer, our specialist employee solicitors in Lincoln can help you put a difficult situation right. We can help you effectively deal with whatever issues you are facing, enabling you to reach a quick and fair resolution.
If you are an employee, our employee solicitors in Lincoln can advise you on all aspects of your relationship with your employer, ranging from the terms and conditions of your employment to issues relating to performance and behaviour or issues with colleagues. In particular we can help you with:
- Unfair dismissal
- Constructive dismissal
- Wages and salary claims
- Pension entitlement
- Maternity and paternity leave
- Equal rights issues
- Discrimination based on gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or pregnancy
- Flexible working
- Disciplinaries and grievances
- Employment contract issues
- Restrictive covenants
- Employment tribunals
- Settlement agreements
- Accidents and injuries
Any employment issue can be extremely delicate and complex to deal with, that is why we will take the time to fully analyse and understand the issues you face before advising you and making our recommendations. We will explain your rights and options and instruct you on how best to deploy them to your best advantage.
As highly skilled negotiators, we are able to draw on our wide experience and knowledge of employment law to find the quickest and most effective solution to your employment issue.
Often the most practical and proactive steps forward will be to initiate internal proceedings and enter negotiation and mediation with your employer, wherever this is possible. Whatever your circumstances, we will work with you to find a solution that will keep conflict to a minimum which may involve legal processes such as an Employment Tribunal or Court.
HOW Chattertons EMPLOYER solicitors in Lincoln CAN HELP PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS
With your employees being more aware of their rights than ever, they are increasingly prepared to take legal action against you. As a result, we are seeing tribunal applications on the rise with ever increasing upper limits of unfair dismissal awards. For this reason, it has never been as important for you, as an employer, to keep up to date and compliant with employment law, policies and procedures, if you are to avoid costly claims being brought against you and your business.
That is why it is essential you seek full and proper advice from our expert employment law solicitors at Chattertons about current legislation and the relevant law and procedures impacting your business.
Our dedicated team of employer solicitors in Lincoln are experts when it comes to employment law, having supported thousands of business owners and HR professionals working in all types of organisations, from SMEs to large multinational PLCs, both in the public and private sectors, with everything from pre-agreed standard settlement agreements to drafting bespoke employment policies.
As an employer, you will know that employment law encompasses all aspects of your relationship with your employees and we can help you take the right legal steps that will protect you and your business against the risk of a costly dispute or claim.
If you are already in the position of facing a claim, we can make a positive difference to how this might impact on you and your business. We will assess the strength of your case, work hard to negotiate a fair settlement or fight your corner at an employment tribunal, ensuring any financial and reputational damage is kept to a minimum.
When acting for employers, we can help you with a full range of employment law matters including issues relating to equality, training and tribunal representation.
Other key areas of our work includes:
- Settlement agreements or compromise agreements if you need to end an employee’s employment
- Employment law advice when employing people
- Employment litigation
- Employee disputes
- Disciplinary and grievance
- Equal opportunities policies
- Data protection and employment related GDPR
- Defending a claim against you for discrimination relating to sex, race, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age
- Employment tribunals representation at the County Court, High Court and in cases seen before Public and Regulatory bodies and Appeal Courts
- Business immigration
- Contracts, policies and procedures
- Corporate governance
- C3 Employment protection insurance
- Restrictive covenants
- Company restructuring and orgnisational change
- HR and training support
- Transfer of undertakings (TUPE)
However you approach your HR function, whether you manage your staff yourself, employ a HR Manager or have an entire HR department, we can help ensure you meet your legal obligations and requirements, helping you to avoid claims, saving you resources and hassle in the long-run.
Contact our EMPLOYMENT solicitors in Lincoln
Whether you are an employee who has suffered mistreatment or an employer facing a claim, we have all the expertise you need to reach a prompt and fair resolution.