Employment law

General employment disputes for individuals

General employment disputes

How we can help

We advise and represent both senior and junior employees in relation to all employment issues, including those involving:

  • minority shareholder rights
  • commission or bonus entitlements
  • shares and share options
  • restrictive covenants, including in connection with team moves
  • duties owed (including confidentiality, fidelity and fiduciary duties)
  • redundancy and TUPE
  • bullying
  • flexible working and fixed term working
  • maternity, paternity and dependant care entitlements
  • equal pay
  • data protection and workplace monitoring
  • permanent health insurance

We have a broad client base and act for many senior executives within the banking, financial services and insurance industries, as well as editors, solicitors, football managers, academics amongst others.

Our team

We are one of a relatively small number of employment law teams that is highly recommended in The Legal 500 (2023).

Our team is praised for their expertise, client service and personal manner. Clients note the team's "excellent client focus" and "client care, they are happy to discuss matters and think of commercial solutions."

We are a six-strong team of specialist employment lawyers with a wide range of experience. We also work closely with our colleagues in other departments of the firm to provide practical and comprehensive advice which is focused on the individual needs and circumstances of our client. 

Cases we have dealt with have included a case involving two employees who were sued for the return of seven figure bonuses until the case against them collapsed, and another involving an employee who lost her permanent health insurance when her employment was terminated and eventually received compensation of several thousand pounds. 

We understand that bringing a claim against an employer is stressful and provide appropriate support to employees through what can be a difficult process. 

The legal costs of many of our clients are covered by legal expense insurance, which is often included with household and motor insurance policies. 

Employment litigation charging information

Charges are usually based on our hourly rates plus disbursements. We will provide you with an initial estimate of your likely legal costs and will update this as your requirements or the circumstances of the work change. The current range of hourly rates for members of the team is from £165 plus VAT to £450 plus VAT per hour.

Find out more about our pricing, including our range of hourly rates and an example fee estimate. We would be pleased to tailor a costs proposal accordingly.

Many of the claims we handle are funded by alternative means such as legal expenses insurance or so-called 'no win, no fee' arrangements. Find out more about these and other options for bringing a claim.

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Employment litigation charging information

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Get in touch

If you would like to speak with a member of the team you can contact our employment law solicitors by email, by telephone on +44 (0)20 3826 7512 or complete our enquiry form below.

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