A common principle of employment law is that employers can be held liable for the conduct of their employees. However, a point of regular debate is when this liability arises, especially in the case of horseplay at work. This was recently...
Whether it's advice on how to avoid tribunals or assistance in defending a claim, we have the expertise necessary to secure your business the best possible outcome.
Minimising cost and disruption
There are no two ways about it, employment tribunals are costly and inconvenient. They cause disruption to your business and can damage your public profile.
Our employment team have a proven track record of successfully defending employment tribunal claims for the region's businesses. This record has been hard won and achieved by providing employers with pragmatic and commercial advice at each and every step of the tribunal process.
Responsive and effective
Businesses and organisations who instruct us to handle their claims benefit from receiving an early expert analysis of a claim's strengths and weaknesses. This advice is then used to determine the best and most cost effective strategy for dealing with the claim. Following that we work closely with the client in order to ensure that that strategy is put into practice and whenever possible that the desired outcome is achieved.
Of course we recognise that, for various reasons, businesses and organisations will sometimes want or need to settle claims. We are able to use our experience and knowledge of the law to negotiate settlements in all types of employment cases and work hard to secure the best result for the client given the circumstances.