The landscape of employment relationships is diverse, encompassing various arrangements such as full-time, part-time, seasonal work, interns, volunteers, workers, consultants/independent contractors, and partners. Establishing well-drafted contracts of employment and consultancy contracts is crucial to define roles, rights, and obligations clearly. 

Our Employment Law team excels in advising on a comprehensive spectrum of employment and consultancy contracts. This includes addressing complexities arising from business sales, transfers of undertakings (TUPE), corporate restructuring, and other workforce-related matters. We recognise the importance of effective employment contracts, workplace rules, and policies in ensuring legal compliance, providing necessary information to staff, and fostering a harmonious work environment. 

Should disputes arise, our specialist Employment dispute resolution lawyers offer extensive experience in advising businesses and individuals on employment law rights and obligations. This spans issues such as fair treatment, remuneration entitlements, contractual restrictive covenants, discrimination, and whistleblowing provisions. 

What we advise on
  • compensation and benefits   
  • share options and incentive plans   
  • breaches of directors’ duties   
  • employment contracts, policies and staff handbooks   
  • HR support and training   
  • all types of employment litigation- unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistle-blowing   
  • partnerships and LLPs   
  • restrictive covenants and injunctions   
  • TUPE transfers   
  • business re-organisation/restructuring (UK and international projects)   
Who we work with
  • businesses in wide range of sectors, including technology, fintech, construction and engineering, financial services, media, leisure, recruitment and not-for-profit, amongst others
  • individuals in relation to any claim that is related to their rights under employment law, including unfair dismissal, redundancy, discrimination, whistle-blowing, contractual changes, recruitment issues and breach of contract for employees, self-employed and partners/limited liability partners
Specialist Expertise

Our Employment Law team is adept at building bespoke teams to deliver tailored solutions for each client’s unique requirements. Given the pervasive nature of employment issues, we collaborate with teams specialising in immigration, corporate & commercial (especially TUPE issues), and regulatory aspects such as insurance, data protection, and cybersecurity. 

We handle a range of cases, from straightforward to complex, including unfair dismissal and wrongful dismissal claims. Whether representing employees (Claimants) or employers (Respondents) in the Employment Tribunal (ET), we offer transparent guidance to help clients make informed decisions about consulting and retaining our services. In complex cases involving multiple parties, lengthy hearings, or intricate details, we tailor our approach to the unique circumstances of each client. 

Our services encompass various stages of the dispute resolution process, from initial case evaluation to preparing for hearings, obtaining evidence, and collaborating with barristers. Recognizing the emotional and daunting nature of unfair or wrongful dismissal claims, we adopt a holistic approach, serving not only as legal representatives but also as trusted advisors, guiding clients through every step of the process with care and expertise. 

Fees

For details on the fees for employment services, please refer to the list below:

Meet our team

Simeon Spencer
Senior Partner – Co-Founder
Rukhsana Alam
Consultant - Commercial & Employment Law
Jennifer Andrews
Partner - Employment
Nick Benson
Partner - Business Law
Jeremy Berg
Partner - Dispute Resolution
Kishan Bhatt
Partner - Mediation, Dispute Resolution and Corporate Advisory
Fiona Blakey
Partner - Employment.
Cyril Dennemont
Partner - International Employment and Business Law
Jasmin Dhillon
Partner - Employment and Immigration
Pam Dosanjh Phillips
Partner - Employment
Sue Farrow (formerly Sue El Hachmi)
Partner - Corporate, Employment & Employment Tax
Emma Gross
Partner – Employment, Data Protection
Naylah Hamour
Partner - Employment & Dispute Resolution
Bryony Irvine
Solicitor – Employment / Private Client
Bethan Jones
Partner - Employment
Spencer West Partner Haanee Khan
Haanee Khan
Founding Managing Partner (Kenya), Corporate, Commercial, Finance & Aviation
Jack Khurana
Partner – Commercial Dispute Resolution and Employment Law
Sharokh Koussari
Partner - Employment & Dispute Resolution
Amanda Lennon
Partner - Employment
Anne Mannix
Partner - Employment
Rosario Raposo Martínez
Partner – Employment
Justin Murray
Partner – City Disputes: Contentious Employment and Commercial Dispute Resolution
Ruth Renton
Partner - Employment
Judith Rhule
Partner – Employment
Fudia Smartt
Partner – Employment
Spencer West Partner Damian Wypior
Damian Wypior
Partner - Commercial Litigation, Employment Law
Euri Yoon
Partner – Tax