Employment Rights

The Lawyers 4 Unions solicitors always work to understand and respond to needs and objectives of each individual client and to give practical and relevant advice. Our years of experience, has allowed us to assist Trade Unions with the development of their services to enhance the value of trade union membership.

Our wealth of expertise in employment covers all areas of litigation including:

  • Wrongful and unfair dismissal
  • Discrimination (sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion and age)
  • Equal pay
  • Collective and trade union rights
  • Harassment, bullying and victimisation
  • Bonus, commission and other contractual disputes
  • Restrictive covenants and protection of confidential information

We have been regularly instructed in cases that set precedents and improve on working people's rights in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, the Court of Appeal, House of Lords and European Court.

Our expert teams will always work hard to avoid litigation. If it cannot be avoided – our objective is to achieve the best results, quickly and at the minimum cost.

In addition our services include providing advice on:

  • All aspects of trade union law
  • TUPE
  • Settlement agreements and negotiated severances
  • Grievances and disciplinary and dismissal procedures
  • contracts of employment, policies and staff handbooks
  • Redundancies
  • Pensions