Employment Law Solicitors

Employment

Employment law sits at the heart of every business and plays a crucial role in effective workplace management. The world of employment law is constantly evolving and our expert employment team offer a range of contentious and non-contentious employment law advice.

We offer immediate HR legal support at a level appropriate to your case, whether it involves the resolution of a sensitive employee claim, the drafting of complex policy documentation or investigative work on a corporate transaction. 

With readily accessible lawyers, Michelmores Employment team offers practical and commercial advice, providing invaluable support to our internal HR team.
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Recent experience

  • Advising a national plc book publishing company on a substantial group restructuring and the outsourcing of its book distribution business.
  • Advising a national retailer on the replacement of its existing employee group pension scheme with a new group scheme.
  • Advising a regional Health Care Trust in the defence of the two highly sensitive multiple whistleblowing claims brought by two senior managers which attracted national press coverage.
  • Acting on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health in the defence of multiple party proceedings for claims of discrimination, victimisation, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal. 
  • Acting on behalf of a major regional construction group on the sale of Exeter airport. This involved acting alongside members of our corporate and commercial teams and required advice on all employment aspects of the sale.
  • Acting in the defence of claims for unfair dismissal and age discrimination brought against the Local Authority Partnership relating to the dismissal of an employee arising from the merger of two local authorities into a shared services partnership.
  • Acting for a London Borough in the defence of multiple complex claims brought by an employee for unfair dismissal, discrimination and alleged detriments arising from flexible working and dependency leave entitlements.
  • Advising a national insolvency practice in relation to the firm-wide restructuring of their five UK offices, involving board level strategic advice and complex collective staff consultation issues.