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Employment Law Lawyers for Employees: Workplace Discrimination & Unfair Dismissal Claims

 

If you feel you have been unfairly treated by your employer and think you may have legal grounds to challenge them, it can be a daunting prospect.

An excellent place to start is the professional and approachable employment law specialists here at Lanyon Bowdler who can talk to you about what your options are.

Our lawyers have a wide range of experience across all areas of employment law, including:

  • Redundancy
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Employment contracts
  • Internal grievances
  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Boardroom disputes
  • ACAS conciliation
  • Whistleblowing
  • Settlement agreements, or compromise agreements as they were previously known
  • Breaches of restrictive covenants
  • Equal pay
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Unlawful deductions from wages
  • Breach of contract
  • Maternity and paternity rights
  • Employee transfers (known as TUPE)
  • Employment tribunal claims

Specialist Employment Law Advice

If you are involved in an employment law dispute, you need it to be resolved quickly and efficiently. That is the main aim of our lawyers, who are experienced across all areas of employment law.

Legal 500 & Chambers UK Recommendations

The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 states “Key contact John Merry advises both employers and employees on employment policy issues and is an experienced advocate in employment tribunal proceedings.”

Published testimonials state:

'At every point of being in contact with any team member they demonstrate an excellent professional manner and are helpful.'

'Attention to detail - clients are always put first.'

'John Merry is an extremely knowledgeable individual who is able to communicate on an appropriate level to ensure my understanding and clarity on my position.'

Our Education team is also ranked in The Legal 500. It says "Lanyon Bowdler covers a range of matters for academies, schools and colleges, spanning school conversions to academy, collaboration agreements, academic terminations, compliance matters, development projects, employee contracts and employment disputes. Employment law specialist William Morse heads the team."

The 2020 edition of Chambers UK recognises this team as having a 'Recognised Practitioner' for the Midlands and ranks department head John Merry in Band 4, stating "John Merry is knowledgeable in a range of non-contentious matters, including implications under TUPE and reorganisation issues. One impressed client says: 'His approach and method of communicating is excellent and has provided me with a greater level of understanding and the ability to use his advice successfully'."

Covering the Cost of an Employment Law Dispute

One of our key aims at Lanyon Bowdler is to be as cost-effective as possible, and we offer a variety of pricing options, including fixed fees and service level guarantees, as well as, following an initial chargeable appointment, no win-no fee arrangements, if your claim has sufficient prospects of success and value.

Trade Unions have an obligation to help their members with legal claims, so if you are a union member we would encourage you to speak to them first.

It’s also worth checking your household or motor insurance policies, as well as any premium bank account or credit card, to see if they include insurance for legal expenses. In the vast majority of cases you have the right to appoint an Employment Solicitor of your choosing, so don’t feel obliged to use one of the insurer’s panel solicitors even if they encourage you to do so.

Our Charges 

The SRA requires us to give indicative prices for limited types of work, this includes employment tribunal claims for unfair dismissal or wrongful dismissal. For more information please click here.

Contact Lanyon Bowdler's Employment Law Solicitors

Please give us a call for a friendly, confidential, chat about how we can help support you when you face a problem or unfair treatment from your employer. Our Employment Solicitors regularly act for employees who have been treated unfairly right across the region team will act quickly and professionally to settle the matter in your favour, and where possible, without the need for costly court proceedings.

There is no commitment or charge for our initial assessment. Please contact a member of the team or complete our online enquiry form on the righthand side of this page. 

By choosing Lanyon Bowdler as your legal representative for any dispute with your employer, you can rest assured that you have the best legal expertise on your team to help protect your rights. We are committed to providing exceptional levels of client care and will work closely with you and tirelessly to ensure the best outcomes no matter what you face. 

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. As a leading UK full-service law firm, we can represent you wherever you live in the UK.

Remember your employer cannot dismiss you fairly for raising a justified complaint or seeking legal advice.

Testimonials

The understanding of my case, the kindness shown to me and the support given, not only by my solicitor but by his secretary.

- Mrs S Oliver, Shrewsbury

Personal attention. Good advice.

- Mrs C Bhamra, Shrewsbury

Dealing with one person when possible. Clear, simple advice.

- Mrs S A Flynn, London

Everyone was kind and understanding, she was brilliant - explained every part of the procedure. Totally recommend Lanyon Bowdler's services.

- Mrs A Harris, Ludlow

Excellent, friendly, positive and extremely helpful. Nothing too much trouble - a job well done.

- Mrs P Moore, Mrs S Price

Quotes

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

'You really cared and wanted the best possible outcome for our son'

- Mr & Mrs Abernethy, Cheshire

The use of clear modern language and presentation with legal jargon kept to a minimum where possible.

- Mr P King & Mrs D King, Prestigne

Everyone was kind and understanding, she was brilliant - explained every part of the procedure. Totally recommend Lanyon Bowdler's services.

- Mrs A Harris, Ludlow

She and her team were amazing and without fault during our house purchase. I couldn't imagine us using anyone else in the future. The team will be easy to recommend.

- Mr Roberts, Shrewsbury

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