We advise both Employers and Employees on the full range of employment law issues.


People are at the heart of every business. It follows that a stable, disciplined and productive workforce are key to business success. We work with you collaboratively to help foster a positive working culture and ensure the right safeguards are in place. When issues do arise, we provide managers with the clarity and insight they need to take the tough decisions with confidence.

Our services for business include:

  • Audit – reviewing your contracts, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the law and best practice
  • Bonuses – helping to devise bonus schemes that ensure top performers are correctly incentivised; defending bonus claims
  • Contracts – drafting clear, robust employment contracts to protect your interests; interpreting contracts when unclear; negotiating contractual terms with senior hires
  • Dismissal – whether you’re looking to dismiss someone or to negotiate their departure, we can guide you through the process and minimise disruption
  • Disciplinaries – drafting clear and compliant procedures; helping to manage misconduct; undertaking investigations into alleged wrongdoing
  • Employee handbooks – drafting clear and compliant policies and procedures to protect your business and minimise disputes
  • Employment disputes – helping you to achieve an early and cost-effective resolution, allowing you to get back to business
  • Grievances – drafting clear and compliant procedures; helping to address employee complaints
  • Injunctions – obtaining injunctions to stop rogue employees misusing confidential data, poaching staff, soliciting clients or breaching competition covenants
  • Litigation – pursuing and defending your interests, whether in the Employment Tribunal or the High Court
  • Redundancies – helping you restructure while mitigating the risk of costly unfair dismissal claims
  • Restrictive covenants – drafting effective and robust restrictive covenants to safeguard your business interests
  • Settlement agreements – drafting and negotiating clear terms of severance that protect your interests while allowing the parties to draw a line and move on
  • Team moves – helping you to avoid the pitfalls of hiring from a rival firm
  • TUPE and business transfers – guiding you through the statutory consultation requirements while never losing sight of your business objectives

We advise a wide range of City professionals including insurance brokers, underwriters, lawyers, IFAs, interdealer brokers, traders and portfolio managers. 
We’re here for you at every stage of the employment lifecycle, from pre-contractual discussions through to negotiating terms of departure, and everything in between.  
Because we advise both employers and employees, we see things from both sides of the fence. Without actually sitting on the fence.

Our services for employees include:

  • Contract advice before you sign – highlighting any material risks and prioritising negotiation points
  • Bonus claims - where you have been significantly underpaid, obtaining redress
  • Dismissal – if the worst should happen, helping you to assert your rights and to achieve the best possible outcome
  • Grievances - seeking to resolve workplace issues before they become legal disputes, often by writing a formal grievance letter
  • Litigation (including injunctive proceedings) - pursuing and defending your interests, whether in the Employment Tribunal or the High Court
  • Misconduct – helping you to resist allegations of wrongdoing, advising you on regulatory implications and limiting reputational damage
  • Pay - advising upon and negotiating complex remuneration structures
  • Restrictive covenants – explaining the dos and don’ts of any post-employment restrictions; challenging their enforceability where appropriate
  • Settlement agreements – helping to secure the best possible package and decoding the legal jargon
  • Whistleblowing claims – where you have been penalised for blowing the whistle on malpractice, we will fight to protect your rights

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