Employment Tribunal Representation for Individuals

If you have been unfairly dismissed or forced to leave your role, you may be able to make a claim against your employer. You can also make a claim against your employer if you have been discriminated against.

If your employer does agree to settle your claim at an early stage, your claim will be heard at an Employment Tribunal. However, the vast majority of our cases are settled long before any final hearing, reducing the Employment Tribunal costs significantly.

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Employment Tribunal Costs

Employment Tribunal costs can be a huge barrier to claims being made by employees. To reduce your costs and get an early indication of whether your claim will be successful, Attwells always suggests you submit your case for an initial review. You can do this by clicking on the button below and submitting information regarding your case. If you have an employment contract and any other relevant documents, you can upload these to our legal portal free of charge. One of our Employment Tribunal lawyers will review your case for free and contact you regarding the next best steps.

You can also use our calculator to estimate your employment tribunal costs.

What Happens at an Employment Tribunal

The Employment Tribunal makes decisions about employment disputes, including unfair dismissal, redundancy and discrimination. Employment Tribunals have the power to award over £100k for successful claims of unfair dismissal. Awards for discrimination are unlimited, with sums in excess of £250k awarded in 2020 alone.

Employment Tribunal Claim Time Limit

Employment Tribunal claims are subject to strict time limits and therefore it is very important that you seek legal advice as soon as possible. Otherwise, your claim could be prevented from proceeding.

Making a Claim

If you are considering making a claim to the Employment Tribunal, it’s important that you get expert advice early on, allowing you to make informed decisions on what is best for you from the very start and making sure that you know how strong (or weak) your claim is before you take the leap of making a claim in the Employment Tribunal. We offer a Fixed Fee Case Assessment allowing you to get your case reviewed at the outset for a small fee by an experienced employment law lawyer, to arguing cases in the Employment Tribunal.

We have produced a handy, plain-English guide on Employment Tribunal Costs for Individuals setting out the fixed fees payable at each stage of your Employment Tribunal claim. This allows you to budget for each step and get a greater understanding of what is involved at each stage of the process.

Attending Court

The vast majority of Employment Tribunal claims settle at an early stage and therefore it is likely that your claim will not proceed to a final hearing, saving you the added stress and costs involved in the same. We have a proven track record of negotiating substantial settlement sums for our clients and so where this represents the best possible outcome for you, we will do all we can to ensure that settlement on generous terms is achieved.

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Employment Tribunal Lawyers

Attwells Employment Law team have many years’ experience in bringing and defending Employment Tribunal claims across the country. We provide clients with award winning client care so you can be assured that you we will support you every step of the way, whilst at the same tenaciously defending your rights.