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What is employment law?

It covers legal action taken by anyone who feels like they’ve been wronged at a place of work, whether that be through harassment, discrimination or a dispute over a contract or bonus. Applying the law against a current or former employer can seem intimidating and stressful, but with our team of employment law specialists, you couldn’t be in better hands.

  • Bonus disputes – If you feel that your guaranteed or discretionary bonus wasn’t what you deserved, we can advise on what you might be able to do.
  • Bullying and harassment at work – You don’t have to stand for racial prejudice, sexual advances, or even ridicule at your place of employment. You could take action against a colleague or company.
  • Compromise agreements – If you and an employer have mutually agreed to end the employment through a compromise agreement, we can negotiate compensation and terms and conditions on your behalf.
  • Constructive dismissal – Has an employer appeared to do everything in their power to force your resignation? If so, we might be able to help you claim compensation.
  • Contract disputes – Arguments over what exactly a contract states and allows can become overwhelmingly complicated very quickly. We can match you with an employment law solicitor.
  • Discrimination at work – If you think you’ve been treated unfairly because of things like age, race, sexuality, religion, disability or gender, we might be able to fight for compensation.
  • Employment tribunals – If you need legal advice or representation at a hearing to settle a dispute relating to employment law, we can do it.
  • Redundancy – Although redundancy is sometimes necessary, it’s not always done lawfully. We can advise you on whether you have a case against a previous employer.
  • Restrictive covenants – These are contract clauses that prevent former employees doing things like poaching old colleagues or clients. Should you want to challenge one, we can help.
  • Unfair dismissal – If you think you’ve been unlawfully sacked from a position, our experts can advise if you have, whether you’re entitled to compensation and, if so, how much.
  • Wrongful dismissal – Being relieved of your position might have been in breach of your contract. We have solicitors who specialise in the area.

To best find out how we can help you, use the Request a Call Back form at the top of the page. One of our team will then ring you to find out all the details and work out whether you have a case. If you do, you have the choice between pursuing it and taking no action at all.

Why Choose First4lawyers?

What do you need to know about employment law cases?

Can I call you for free advice?

Yes. Our team of experts are more than happy to help and will answer any questions you may have. You can call us free on 0808 115 5030 (0333 577 8866 for mobiles), 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Can I choose my own solicitor?

Even if you call us for advice about your case, you can still be represented by a solictor of your choice. When you work with a solicitor from our panel, you can be assured that they have the necessary skills and experience to bring your case to a successful resolution.

The facts about employment law

£102,259

Between 2011 and 2012, successful racial discrimination cases at employment tribunals received compensation of £102,259 on average.

(Source: Ministry of Justice)

£9,133

Between all the unfair dismissal cases that received compensation between 2011 and 2012, the average amount awarded was £9,133.

(Source: Ministry of Justice)

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