Couchman Hanson Solicitors

Employment Law (For Employees)

Employment Law - For Employees

Employment law has for many years been a particularly complex area of law and continuing changes in legislation now make it even more so. It is more than likely that at some time in your career you will require employment law advice. Whether this relates to negotiations with a new or existing employer, a grievance or dispute, or planning a departure from your employer, we can make a difference.

We have highly specialised expertise in all areas of employment law with an in-house Employment Tribunal advocate who has represented employees in hundreds of Tribunal hearings and cases nationally. We have an extremely successful record within the Courts, Employment Tribunals and settlement negotiations on behalf of employees. If you feel you have been treated unfairly by your employer or by your co-workers we can advise you on the best course of action.
Not all dealings with an employer result in conflict and every client’s needs and requirements are unique. An understanding of this underpins how we advise and represent you enabling the achieving outcomes that are specifically tailored to you.

Advice given prior to the signing of a contract can place you in the most advantageous position when the time comes for your employment to end. Those considering leaving their employer always benefit from knowing the enforceability of any post-termination conditions in determining an exit strategy.

You will be delighted with our day-to-day client relations support, our academic rigour and robust representation of clients.

We advise upon all areas of employment law including:

  • Contracts of Employment

  • Directors Service Agreement

  • Employment Status and Sub-Contracting matters

  • Staff Handbooks

  • Disciplinary and Grievance procedures

  • Equality, Capability, Under-Performance & Managing Sickness Absence Procedures

  • Unfair Dismissal

  • Restrictive Covenants

  • Fiduciary Duties

  • Injunctive Relief

  • Confidentiality and Intellectual Property matters

  • Data Protection matters

  • Breach of Contract

  • TUPE

  • Discrimination and Equality issues

  • Equal Pay

  • Wages and Holiday Pay

  • Minimum Wage Matters

  • Redundancy

  • Handling Long Term and Repeated Ill Health

  • Handling Under Performance and Capability matters

  • Trade Union Matters

  • Collective Agreements

  • Whistleblowing

  • Variations to Contracts

  • Employment Tribunal proceedings

  • High Court and County Court proceedings

  • Settlement Agreements

Contact us today on 01428 722189 – we can help.

Pricing Information

At Couchman Hanson Solicitors, we know that legal pricing can be confusing at times and we want you to be 100% clear on our fees. We know it’s important that you’re in control of what you’re spending as well as what you’re getting for your money. So we are open and honest about our pricing and keep you informed before we formally undertake any work on your behalf.

  • Initial 30 mins consultation – FREE

  • Next stages of work – Fixed Fee advised

  • Hourly rate range – £90 to £320 per hour depending on the grade of solicitor / adviser required
    (We will always try to distribute work between advisors to ensure best value for money)

  • Pricing inclusive of VAT

We are passionate about helping our clients and offer bespoke pricing packages to help each client access justice at the appropriate level. We put our clients first and focus on providing a professional service whilst ensuring value for money.

We can produce a tailored Costs Budget which sets out fees likely to be incurred if your case goes to Trial or Hearings and will discuss them with you so that you are clear and able to make an informed decision.

Call us today to discuss how we can help you – 01428 722189.

Employment Law for Employees, Employment Tribunal, redundancy, grievance, dispute, leaving my employer

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