Employment law for employers

Employment law is a fast changing and complex area of law. At Winston Solicitors LLP we recognise the importance of providing clear and practical commercial advice and solutions. Our employment solicitors are recommended in Chambers & Partners.

We advise companies on all contentious and non contentious employment matters including:

  • Employment contracts: service agreements, consultancy agreements, terms and conditions of employment.
  • Dealing with grievance and disciplinary issues.
  • Settlement agreements.
  • Conduct of proceedings in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and in the High Court or County Courts.
  • Redundancy advice.
  • Exiting senior executives and managers.
  • Day to day HR advice and strategy.
  • In-house training
  • Unfair dismissal, wrongful and constructive dismissal claims.
  • Discrimination claims.
  • The enforcement of restrictive covenants and confidentiality clauses.
  • Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE) and employment issues arising from mergers and acquisitions.
  • Senior executive packages on appointment and termination.

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