Employment services

Broad spectrum advice

Our highly regarded employment group provides a specialist employment law and HR advisory service to business clients, including directors and investors.

We cover a broad range of businesses across diverse sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, healthcare, IT, transport, professional services, education and media. Clients range from large multi-national companies, including USA based corporates, established UK regional businesses through to small and medium sized employers, start-ups and UK inbound businesses. Clients include; Stagecoach, Oxford Brookes University and Epicor Inc.

We provide fast, efficient and practical advice at competitive rates and our employment solicitors are well qualified, down to earth and personable with professional legal and in-house experience. Our aim is to understand how your business operates and its goals, ethics and challenges so that we can provide comprehensive and strategic advice.

Communications are generally by e-mail or telephone but we are always very happy to meet clients and key personnel at their premises. Our solicitors are also experienced in liaising with in-house counsel and overseas headquarters and in providing accredited seminars, talks, in-house training and workshops tailored to particular topics.

We can help your business and support your HR team with bespoke advice or training on;

For further information, please contact Christopher Sing.

Seminars and workshops

The employment team holds regular series of workshops and seminars. More details can be found on the seminars page.

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Testimonials

"Freeths’s clients include Oxford Brookes University and Stagecoach."

The Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2014 edition

"They speak to you in a language you can understand: they're very calm and patient."

Chambers & Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2014 edition

"Freeths LLP advises clients such as Stagecoach and Oxford Brookes University on issues ranging from unfair dismissal to outsourcing. Consultant Melanie Slocombe has significant tribunal advocacy experience."

Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession - 2013 edition

"Henmans LLP provides 'extremely good value for money for the level and quality of advice' "

The Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2011 edition

"This Oxford team is commended for its 'detailed technical knowledge' and 'superb customer service skills' "

Chambers and Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2011 edition

"high-quality, pragmatic advice'"

The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2008 edition

"adept at handling complicated matters for complicated clients"

Chambers and Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2006 edition