Employment

Protecting your interests 

Our highly regarded employment team provides a specialist employment law and HR advisory service to private individuals, directors and investors.

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 solicitors are open about costs and will work with pre-set budgets. In this way, we can help you monitor costs as a matter progresses.

Particular areas we specialise in include;

  • Advising on and negotiating settlement and severance agreements to secure the best and most tax efficient package;
  • Commencing employment tribunal and court actions, including unfair and constructive dismissal claims
  • Reviewing and negotiating director's service agreements and employment contracts including restrictive covenants and commission and bonus schemes;
  • Protecting your interests in disciplinary, capability, sickness and grievances procedures;
  • Helping with maternity, paternity and flexible work related queries;
  • Executive share option arrangements and enterprise management incentive (EMI) schemes;
  • Helping directors to understand their legal responsibilities and duties and advising on directors indemnities;
  • Defending injunction applications that seek to enforce post termination restrictive covenants covering confidential information, IP and the poaching of business, customers and employees;
  • Advice on discrimination, harassment and bullying claims, covering sex, race, age, disability, sexuality, religion and belief;
  • Understanding the laws relating to the self-employed and use of personal services companies;
  • Help with protecting your interests under Data Protection and confidentiality

Recent Guide

To discuss an employment issue, please contact Christopher Sing, or call 01865 781 000.

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Testimonials

"Friendly yet knowledgeable - that's the Henmans way"

Chambers and Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2013 edition

"... is praised for 'being sound on the law but making his points in a commercial way,' a combination which 'achieves for clients.' "

Chambers and Partners, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2012 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

"Henmans provided sensible advice that helped me to achieve the most beneficial personal outcome in a very difficult and stressful employment situation. I found them exceptionally helpful and efficient at all times and would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone"

Comment from client

"garners approbation for its quality applicant practice"

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

"Henmans LLP [employment team] delivers sound advice to companies, directors and entrepreneurs."

The Legal 500, The Clients' Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2012 edition