Employment Law Services

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. 

For information on our approach to pricing for Employment issues for individuals please click here.

For information on our approach to pricing for Employment issues for businesses please click here.

They are very commercial and solution-focused, so I know I'll get the advice I need.
Chambers and Partners 2020
Their strengths reside not only in the depth of their knowledge, but also in their ability to advise on a commercial basis as well as a legislative one. We always know we're going to get the right advice for the situation.
Chambers and Partners 2020
They are very personable and able to relate to the concerns and issues that the customer is dealing with. They are able to provide options and highlight the risks with each of those.
Legal 500 2020
The team understand local government work and are able to adapt practices to the particular area and processes they are dealing with.
Legal 500 2020
There is a real feeling from me as a client that my needs are being taken seriously. I also feel that the service is personalised.
Legal 500 2020
They are highly responsive with a good understanding of our business.
Legal 500 2020
This team is very knowledgeable and very flexible. They have a huge amount of experience in dealing with complex and highly sensitive situations.
Legal 500 2020
Michelmores has a small but strong employment team which enables them to provide their clients with excellent advice, both legal and commercial.
Legal 500 2020
With readily accessible lawyers, Michelmores Employment team offers practical and commercial advice, providing invaluable support to our internal HR team.
The Met Office

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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.