Employment Solicitors

Tailored solutions for every eventuality

Our experienced employment solicitors are perfectly placed to help you navigate a wide range of employment law issues. We provide solutions that are tailored to the requirements of your organisation.

We know that managing a workforce of any size can have its challenges, particularly in an era of increasing regulation where access to employment tribunals for those who are dissatisfied has never been easier.

In addition, battling to recruit and retain the best talent while minimising regulatory costs is no easy feat.  Employment law issues happen no matter the size, sector, or type of environment you operate in.

Our employment solicitors are here to advise and support you through all of the legal challenges you may face as an employer, from unfair dismissal to restrictive covenants.

Combining experience alongside depth and breadth of expertise, we are well-positioned to act as your employment law partner.

Our team of experts have over 30 years’ experience working in employment law expertise advising on a range of employment areas

"Delivering outstanding client service at good value is at the heart of what we do and achieve. We work in partnership with our clients to achieve the results required."

Our employment fixed fee packages

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We’re offering a fixed fee menopause policy drafting service. For a fixed price of £950 plus VAT*, our team of experts will prepare a bespoke menopause policy for your business.

Future of work in a post COVID-19 world

Future of work in a post COVID-19 world

We’ve assembled this resource hub to give you all the latest information, advice and guidance on working from home and the future of working.

Access Legal & HR Know-How Instantly

Shakespeare Martineau 360+ is a quick, simplified and accessible solution for employment law know-how.

Our new 360+ portal offers a broad range of employment and HR guides, policies and step by step templates that you can securely download and edit anywhere and on any device.

Bespoke support on employment issues

Our team of expert employment solicitors will partner with your business to understand your goals, as well as any difficulties you face, and apply their knowledge to your specific set of circumstances.

We understand the value that your people bring to your business, and know the importance of handling any employment or HR-related issues with the utmost care and confidence. We'll work with your HR and senior management teams to ensure you have the skills to get the most out of your workforce, the knowledge to maintain compliance and the support to handle employment disputes if they arise. And should matters escalate to an employment tribunal, we’ll be fighting your corner alongside you.

Our employment solicitors work as an extension of your team, we will always respond promptly to your queries, offer you protection in the face of adversity and equip you with the skills and knowledge to tackle the ever-changing regulatory landscape. 

We have our finger on the pulse of current and upcoming employment law legislation to ensure that your business practices remain relevant, compliant and appropriate.

What the directories say

"The team can be relied upon to provide timely, accurate and common sense advice across the full range of HR challenges. Advice provided is clear, supported by documented evidence and is particularly people friendly. The stand-out qualities are reliability and approachability."

Legal 500, 2021

"The practice is outstanding in terms of both speed and agility of response. The quality of advice and its appropriateness is of the highest order. Geography (Birmingham/London) has posed no barriers to swift arrangements for meetings in person where they have been required."

Legal 500, 2021

"They are pragmatic but diligent and explain the why as well as the what. They listen, and understand not only our culture, but also people generally and the range of characters that make up an average workforce so their advice equips me with absolute confidence to move forward with whatever issue I am dealing with."

Legal 500, 2021

"They are professional, diligent in relation to the advice given and have a clear ability to get to the nub of an issue quickly."

Chambers, 2020

The latest news and advice on employment issues

Upcoming Employment Events

HR Forum – The risks and pitfalls of unlawful harassment claims

11 Jun

Rhys Wyborn, Partner | Philip Pepper, Partner & Head of Commercial, IP & Employment

HR Forum – The risks and pitfalls of unlawful harassment claims

This virtual roundtable will focus on harassment in the workplace as changes in legislation […]

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Handling Subject Access Requests

25 Jun

Anieka Sheppard, Legal Director | Kate Bartels, Solicitor

Handling Subject Access Requests

We will discuss how to deal effectively with Subject Access Requests (‘SARs’) in school.

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Case Study

MTR Corporation (Crossrail) Ltd

We are retained as the sole provider of general employment law and employment relations advice to MTR Crossrail in the UK.

How can we help?

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