Our team of highly skilled and experienced employment lawyers in Chester and Shrewsbury provides prompt, practical and authoritative legal advice to clients across the UK on a wide range of employment issues, including:
Agency & Temporary Workers
As an agency or temporary worker, you may be entitled to the same benefits and rights as full-time employees.
Bullying & Harassment
If you believe you’ve been the victim of bullying or harassment, our team has the experience and know-how to advise you on your legal position and any possible legal action and the options available.
Constructive & Unfair Dismissal
If you consider you have been unfairly dismissed, our team will advise you regarding your rights and any potential claims and the options available to you.
Contract Review & Policy Auditing
Our employment law specialists can review your contracts and policies to make sure you understand your duties and obligations.
Contracts of Employment
Even if you do not have a written contract from your employer, you still have an enforceable contract based on terms implied by custom and practice.
Directors’ Service Agreements
As senior representatives of a business, it is important for directors to have a comprehensive, considered service agreement that covers things like duties, responsibilities, remuneration and expectations.
Employment Tribunal Representation
Our employment law solicitors have years of experience in guiding clients through employment tribunals, ensuring the process is as smooth and cost effective as possible.
Equal Pay Disputes
Equality legislation entitles women and men to equal pay for equal work or work of equal value, but the law can be complex and hard to follow. That’s where we can help.
Equality & Discrimination at Work
The Equality Act protects you from discrimination, including at work.
Grievance & Disciplinary Hearings
If you’re invited to attend a grievance or disciplinary hearing, there are certain procedures your employer should follow. Let our employment experts guide you through the process.
Holiday Pay Issues
If you receive commission or other similar payments (such as overtime), they should be reflected in your holiday pay, too. If not, we can advise you on your options.
Maternity, Paternity, Adoption & Shared Parental Leave
When you welcome a new addition to the family, you’re legally entitled to time off from work to care for the child and help them settle in.
You don’t have to be a full-time employee to have rights at work. Our specialist team can help you understand your rights and how to protect them.
Our specialist employment solicitors can advise you on pay issues at work, including bonus disputes, pay negotiations and shortfalls in your pay including holiday pay.
Privacy & Data Protection
If you think your privacy has been infringed or your personal data misused, we can advise you on your rights and what action to take.
If you believe you’ve been treated negligently by a professional advisor and lost out financially as a result, you may be able to make a claim for professional negligence.
Our professional practices team can advise you if you are facing, or are at risk of facing, a disciplinary or fitness-to-practise investigation by your regulatory body.
Our team of specialist employment law solicitors can advise you through each step of the redundancy process to achieve the best possible outcome for you.
Stress at Work
Work-related stress can make going to work unbearable. Our specialists can advise you if you’re suffering from stress at work and need advice on what to do about it.
If your employer is being bought by another business, [or if the work you are employed to do is transferring to another employer] the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) may apply. Our expert employment lawyers can provide clear, practical advice on your rights and options.
Reporting fraud or another illegal activity isn’t easy. The expertise of our solicitors can help you navigate the complexities of the law.
Partner & Head of Employment Law