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Employment Law

Employment law is a complex area that is constantly changing and we provide expert advice and assistance on the full range of issues involved.

Our Employment solicitors have considerable experience advising individuals and organisations on a wide range of matters – from the most complex employment tribunal claims to draft compromise agreements.

We, of course, understand that clients need clarity and transparency on the issue of costs – we have a range of fee options depending on the nature of the advice and assistance required.

Services for Employers

The specialist employment solicitors at Oracle have experience advising small and medium-sized businesses in a wide range of sectors (including healthcare, fashion, financial services and IT) as well as larger organisations (such as local authorities and trade unions). Services we offer for employers include:

  • Drafting contracts of employment, directors agreements, consultancy contracts
  • ‘Health checks’ of policies & procedures to ensure they are up to date and fit for purpose
  • Redundancy and company restructuring
  • Advice on disciplinary, grievance and performance management procedures
  • Defending employment tribunal claims
  • Drafting restrictive covenants and confidentiality provisions
  • TUPE advice
  • Negotiating and drafting compromise agreements
  • Advice on compliance with anti-discrimination legislation
  • Guidance on maternity and paternity rights including flexible working requests
  • Advice on alternative dispute resolution options

Services for Employees

We advise staff at all levels (including directors, professionals, managers, administrative staff and manual workers) on a range of employment matters, including the following:

  • Negotiating and advising on contracts of employment, directors agreements and consultancy contracts
  • Advice on all aspects of discrimination, including on the grounds of sex, race, age, disability, religion and sexual orientation
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements
  • Negotiating and advising on compromise agreements
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Whistleblowing and public interest disclosure claims
  • Breach of Contract and wrongful dismissal
  • Advice and representation during grievance, disciplinary and investigatory proceedings
  • Representation at the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal, County and High Courts
How can we help you?

Contact us at the Oracle office nearest to you or submit an inquiry online.

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