Employment Insurance.

Employment Insurance.

We offer employers insurance which will pay legal costs in respect of representation and any settlement, compensation or damages awards arising from a dispute with a worker.

Cover is triggered by the commencement of ACAS early conciliation or when a claim is issued in the employment tribunal.

The following additional cover can also be provided.

Restrictive Covenants

In respect of the costs involved in resolving legal disputes that arise from restrictive covenants.

Statutory License Appeals

In respect of representation in connection with appeals against the decision of a licensing
or other authority, to change the terms of, suspend or revoke a business license or compulsory registration.

Data Protection Cover

In respect of representation in the event of prosecution under the Data Protection Act 2018.

Health & Safety Criminal Prosecutions

Legal defence cover in the event of prosecution under Health & Safety legislation.

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What our clients say.

Since dealing with Lanyon Bowdler they have been diligent, efficient and at all times very helpful along with being structured in dealing with matters, fees and clarity on all levels. Thank you.

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I was clearly informed of progress step by step. The service you provided was very good.

Peter Weston

All work carried out effectively and efficiently.

Hubert Jones
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An excellent service with solicitors that you can talk to and who give you a clear understanding of all necessary legal implications and interpretations.

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From start to finish we had excellent service. Friendly, approachable and professional.

Carl Gittins
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Very clear, concise advice and guidance, easy to understand.

Ian Jamieson

Good service provided throughout with clear communication throughout with all options explored.


I can thoroughly recommend the highly professional and supportive service received over the last few months.

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Responsive, supportive, approachable, clear and empathetic.

Lisa Thacker

Professional and prompt communication. Supportive and client focused.

Lisa Thacker
Jennifer M Whittall Ltd

Whenever I have had need to contact Lanyon Bowdler I have always received a fast, concise and friendly response.

Lee Mortimer
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Definitely would use Lanyon Bowdler again if I need the use of a solicitor.

Mark Bowkett
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Smooth and efficient service from very professional firm.

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We were particularly impressed with the quality of work, the speed and excellent communication.

Allenby Douglas Ltd

Very friendly and approachable. Very good advice

Ivor Brown
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Great Service; Lanyon Bowdler were excellent from the outset. Straightforward and easy process. I just sat back and waited.

Paul Rowe
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I can thoroughly recommend the highly professional and supportive service received over the last few months. In particular John Merry.

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Everything has been professional, efficient and courteous throughout and we are very pleased, both with the service and with the eventual outcome of our case. Everything was first class and exceeded our expectations. Thank you again for providing such splendid service. It is really appreciated.

Mr N J & Dr S J Browne

Contact Lanyon Bowdler

At Lanyon Bowdler, we have a wide range of experience providing legal advice both employees and directors across the Employment Law sector.

We have offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Conwy, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry, and Telford, so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales and across the Midlands and Birmingham.

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Our people

Meet the team.

John Merry
John Merry
Employment Law for Employers | Employment Law | Leisure & Tourism | Agriculture
Gemma Workman
Gemma Workman
Employment Law for Employers | Employment Law | Education

Case studies.


Latest knowledge.


Travel Time and the National Minimum Wage

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that time spent by poultry workers travelling from their homes to and...
John Merry • 08 Jul 2024

Distribution of Tips

The Act will protect workers and also eligible agency workers. It does not apply to the self-employed.
Gemma Workman • 03 Jul 2024

Rolled-up Holiday Pay – and Part-year and I...

Rolled-up holiday pay is paid as an uplift to pay for work undertaken at the same time that the worker is paid for ...
John Merry • 08 Apr 2024

Agricultural Wages in Wales 2024

The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2024 (“the Order”) came into force on 1 April 2024 and increased the minimum w...
John Merry • 03 Apr 2024

Rehabilitation of Offenders

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (“the Act”) is intended to allow the rehabilitation into employment of ref...
John Merry • 07 Nov 2023

Important Ruling: Holiday Pay

The law relating to employee holidays in England and Wales is complex – but it has just become a little simpler, in...
John Merry • 11 Oct 2023

Increases to Statutory Payments

From 1 April 2023, the National Living Wage will increase from £9.50 to £10.42 an hour. National Minimum Wage rates...
John Merry • 31 Mar 2023

Increases to Employment Tribunal Limits

The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2023 has been published, which will give to effect the latest annu...
John Merry • 16 Mar 2023

Agricultural Wages in Wales 2023

The Agricultural Wages (Wales) Order 2023 will come into force on 1 April 2023 and will increase the minimum wage r...
John Merry • 10 Mar 2023

Gender Critical Beliefs and Discrimination ...

On 6 July 2022, in the case of Forstater v CGD Europe and others, an employment tribunal issued a decision which wi...
John Merry • 21 Jul 2022

ACAS Bereavement

On 16 February 2022, Acas published new guidance with regards to bereavement leave and pay (replacing the previous ...
John Merry • 04 Mar 2022

An Employer’s Defence to Harassment Claims

For the purposes of the Equality Act 2010 anything done by an employee in the course of their employment is treated...
John Merry • 10 Feb 2021

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