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Employment Solicitors in North Manchester

The UK has strong laws to protect employees and these are regularly changed and updated. Staying on top of these legal requirements can be challenging for employers and, unfortunately, employers do not always meet their legal obligations to their employees. This means both employers and employees can sometimes benefit from expert legal advice.

For employers, having the right legal guidance can help you to make sure you are complying with employment law and minimise the risk of employment disputes. If a dispute does arise, a good employment lawyer can help to resolve the situation quickly and cost-effectively, limiting any impact on your business.

For employees, getting the right legal advice can be essential to help you defend your employment rights and ensure you are treated fairly by your employer. If you need to make an employment claim, working with an experienced employment law solicitor can ensure your case is presented the right way and allow you to get the best available outcome as quickly and easily as possible.

Our employment solicitors in Hollinwood, North Manchester work with both employers and employees, allowing us to see things from both sides. As a result, we can find legal solutions that protect your interests while minimising the likelihood of any conflict with your employer or employees.

When it comes to non-contentious matters, such as contracts of employment, we can use our expertise to balance the needs of a business against all of the relevant legislation, while minimising the chances of any disputes with your employees.

If a dispute has arisen, we can advise and represent you, whether making an employment claim or defending yourself against a claim brought by an employee. We have strong experience with Employment Tribunals and appeals, however, in most cases we can avoid the need for these proceedings with a settlement agreement or other voluntary agreement.

Whether you are an employer or employee, we have the legal expertise you need to make sure your interests are protected at all times.

To arrange an appointment with our employment solicitors in Hollinwood, North Manchester, please call now on 0161 785 3500 or email

Employment law solicitors for employers

Our employment lawyers work with businesses, charities and all sorts of other employers of all sizes across a wide range of sectors. We can help you comply with all aspects of UK employment law, while making sure you have the right framework in place to manage your workforce effectively.

Our team can help create contacts of employment, staff handbooks, disciplinary procedures and other proactive measures, allowing you to create a fair and efficient working environment, while minimising the risk of employment disputes.

Where disputes do arise, we can advise you on how to handle them the right way, protecting your business interests and reputation, while allowing you to resolve any problems as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

Our employment law expertise for businesses includes:

  • Contracts of employment
  • Staff handbooks
  • Policies & procedures
  • Executive service agreements
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Maternity rights & parental leave
  • Redundancy
  • Wrongful or unfair dismissal claims
  • Executive terminations
  • Restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements
  • Breach of contract
  • Boardroom disputes
  • Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE)
  • Absence control
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Grievance procedures
  • Employment tribunal representation
  • Statutory sick pay

Want to make sure your business is complying with UK employment law? Or need help resolving an employment dispute? Get in touch with our employment law solicitors for employers in Hollinwood, North Manchester.

Employment law solicitors for employees

We support employees at all levels with contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. Whether you need someone to review a contract or director’s service agreement, or are looking for representation for an employment dispute, we can help.

With our expertise in non-confrontational dispute resolution, we can usually find a way forward without harming your relationship with your employer or former employer. However, if stronger action is required, we can offer the experienced expertise you need for an Employment Tribunal hearing or appeal, ensuring your rights are effectively defended.

Our employment law expertise for employees includes:

  • Discrimination
  • Employee benefits
  • Breach of contract
  • Workplace bullying
  • Grievances & disciplinary proceedings
  • Sexual harassment in the workplace
  • Non-payment of wages
  • Parental leave
  • Redundancy
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Settlement agreements
  • TUPE
  • Unfair, constructive and wrongful dismissal

Is your employer failing to treat you fairly? Need representation for an employment tribunal claim? Get in touch with our commercial dispute resolution solicitors in Hollinwood, North Manchester.

Our experience in employment law

Headed by Susan Mayall, our employment law team have decades of experience helping both employers and employees to deal with all aspects of employment law, including both contentious and non-contentious matters.

We have acted for many local businesses, as well as national companies, charities and other large organisations. This means we have the expertise to deal with even the most complex employment law issues for organisations of all sizes.

With strong skills in negotiation and alternative dispute resolution, we can usually resolve even the most challenging employment disputes without the need for an Employment Tribunal. This can save both parties time, money and a lot of stress, as well as allowing you to keep the dispute private.

That said, our employment lawyers have a strong track record of successfully representing both employers and employees in Employment Tribunal hearings, as well as during appeals against Tribunal rulings. As such, we can provide the best possible representation no matter how an employment dispute progresses.

Speak to our employment law solicitors in North Manchester

For expert help with any employment law issues, whether as an employer or employee, please call now on 0161 785 3500 or you can email us at