Employment Solicitors

Attwells Solicitors are specialist Employment Solicitors. We provide a cost effective, practical legal service for all our clients, explaining the legal process in plain English.

Attwells employment solicitors are rated 4.5 out of 5 on Feefo and continue to receive outstanding reviews on Google. Part of our success is due to how proactive we are, very often resolving employment disputes or settlement negotiations in days.

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Affordable Legal Action

When faced with difficult staff, complex grievances and Employment Tribunal Claims, it’s natural for SME’s to feel apprehensive and concerned about the prospect of unravelling complex employment law, having their attention taken away from making a success of your business and the financial implications of instructing an employment solicitor. Our employment solicitors are on hand to discuss various payment options, including fixed fees and transparent hourly rates. Simply submit details of your employment dispute using our portal. One of our employment solicitors will review your case for free.

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Effective Employment Law Support and Advice

Our team of employment solicitors are on hand to help guide you through a variety of complex employment law issues. We can review your matter and once instructed are always on the end on the phone or email whenever you need us. Our effective communication is in contrast to many other law firms. Our employment solicitors can use Zoom or Teams if or when required also. Our approach ensures not only speed but also allows you to have access to cost effective advice no matter how complex or complicated your situation is.

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Our Employment Law Expertise

Our employment solicitors can offer advice and support in the following areas for employers

Settlement Negotiations –We help employers negotiate a cost-effective settlement on terms favourable to them, ensuring that they don’t pay more than what is needed. We can review your matter free of charge and advise you how to minimise any compensation payable, whilst also ensuring that all the relevant terms required to protect your business are included in any settlement agreement. Please submit your details with a brief outline of the case. One of our employment solicitors will review your case free of charge and contact you to discuss your case further. Alternatively, you can give us a call to discuss your matter briefly. It will help us understand your dispute, saving you time and money, at no cost to you.

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Director and Shareholder Disputes – these are often complex and stressful matters. We would recommend you give our Employment Partner, Lloyd Clarke a call (free of charge) to discuss your matter briefly. It will help us understand your dispute, saving you time and money.

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Disciplinary action or dismissal for misconduct, sickness absence or poor performance – To best help you with a disciplinary or dismissal, please submit your details with a brief outline of the case. It would also help if you can upload any related documents. We can then review this information and contact you free of charge to discuss your matter further.

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Grievances, Unfair Dismissal or Constructive Dismissal – To save time and money we would recommend you submit details of the grievance or dismissal via our legal portal. One of our employment solicitors will review your matter free of charge and contact you to advise how best to proceed.

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Discrimination or Harassment – This can be a challenging matter with evidence being key to your claim. Therefore, we would recommend you submit a brief outline of the compliant along with any emails or documents relate to it. One of our employment solicitors will then review your case free of charge and contact you to advise on the next best steps.

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Employment Tribunal Defence – To best help you with defending an Employment Tribunal claim, we would recommend you call our Employment Partner, Lloyd Clarke. Lloyd will have a brief chat with you to discuss the Employment Tribunal claim free of charge, offering you practical advice and support. This could save you time and money, especially in the long term.

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Redundancy – To enable our employment solicitors to understand your legal position we suggest you submit details of the redundancy process via our legal portal. Uploading further documents would also help us in advising you on your matter.

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IR35 – this anti-avoidance tax legislation aims to combat disguised employment. Our employment solicitors can help you understand how best to protect your business from the huge financial penalties that can come with falling foul of HMRC, particularly following the introduction of the IR35 private sector reforms in April 2021. You can submit details of your IR35 concerns via our legal portal and upload any self-employed/consultancy agreement and relevant documents. This could save you time and money and protect your business both now and in the future.

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Breach of Contract (including breach of non-compete, non-solicitation and non-dealing) – During COVID, Attwells have been contacted by a number of business clients seeking advice due to breach of contract. If your employee has breached their contract of employment, we can help enforce your legal rights. Our employment solicitors will help you claim financial compensation or prevent former members of staff joining a competitor or stealing your clients.