Linder Myers Solicitors can help employers and employees with a huge range of services
An employment law dispute can cause a great deal of financial and emotional stress for individuals and businesses. At Linder Myers, our employment law team assist both employees and employers with a huge variety of disputes. We provide expert legal assistance to clients throughout the country, and we are dedicated to securing fast, cost-effective and fair resolutions. In order to help you budget, we offer a wide range of flexible funding options, and we provide a client-focused service tailored to your individual needs and circumstances. Whether you are a large corporate client or a junior employee, when you come to Linder Myers, you will receive highly specialised employment law advice as well as the utmost care and sensitivity throughout the duration of your case.
Losing your job or being unfairly treated at work can have a devastating impact on your life. At Linder Myers, our experienced employment law team are committed to getting you the justice you deserve.
We always try to resolve employment law cases quickly and amicably so that you can start to move on with your life, and our experts have achieved exceptional results for employment law clients through confidential settlements. If all attempts to avoid litigation fail, however, we can represent you throughout Tribunal proceedings, and will offer you support and guidance throughout your case.
The cases we handle include:
Discrimination – If you have been the victim of discrimination in the workplace on the grounds of age, disability, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation, it is vital that you seek expert legal advice as soon as possible. At Linder Myers, our dedicated employment law professionals will act quickly and decisively to protect you and your rights. In 2013, we secured 7 years’ salary for a client who had been the victim of discrimination, and we continue to fight to get the best results possible for our clients.
Harassment and Bullying – Being on the receiving end of unwanted behaviour at work can be intimidating and humiliating. When you come to Linder Myers, we will use our employment law skills and experience to protect you from such behaviour, and will take legal steps to prevent it happening in the future. We will endeavour to ensure that the people responsible are held accountable for their actions, and we will do all we can to get the best outcome for you.
Unfair Dismissal – If you believe that you have been dismissed unfairly or that your employer did not follow correct procedures, you may have a claim for Unfair Dismissal. At Linder Myers, our dedicated employment lawyers will establish whether your dismissal can be challenged, and can then represent you throughout the proceedings in order to get justice for you.
Constructive Dismissal – If an employer has behaved unreasonably towards you and has made your position untenable, you may feel you have no choice but to resign. At Linder Myers, our employment law professionals will assess your case and advise you if you have a claim for constructive dismissal. We can then assist and support you throughout legal proceedings and act on your behalf and will endeavour to make sure that you employer is held accountable and you get the outcome you deserve.
Wrongful Dismissal – You could be entitled to claim for wrongful dismissal if your employer has breached the terms of your contract by dismissing you without notice. At Linder Myers, we will examine your contract, and if there has been a breach, we will act swiftly and decisively on your behalf to do all we can to make sure your employer is held accountable and you are appropriately compensated.
Compromise Agreements – A compromise agreement can be a fast and effective way of securing the compensation you deserve, without the hassle and expense of bringing a formal claim against your employer. At Linder Myers, our experienced team of employment law experts can negotiate the terms on your behalf to achieve the best compensation package possible. We will talk you through the terms of the agreement and will do all we can to make sure that it has been adequately drafted to provide you with the protection you need.
Employment law disputes can be a costly distraction for a business. At Linder Myers, our employment law experts can act quickly and decisively to resolve your issues, leaving you free to focus on your business. Whether you are a large corporate client or a small business manager, we can support and advise you throughout the process. We aim to resolve matters without litigation, but can represent you at a Tribunal if necessary.
Our range of services includes:
Non-performance Issues – If have no choice but to dismiss an employee due to consistently poor job performance, or you have already dismissed someone and you are now facing legal action, our employment specialists can advise you on your legal position and help you decide how best to proceed.
Redundancy Issues – In the current economic climate, making employees redundant is often unavoidable. If, unfortunately, you have made someone redundant and they are now pursuing legal action, we can assess your case and advise you on the best course of action. We will defend your position and do all we can to secure a swift and successful outcome for you and your business.
Disciplinary Issues – Unfortunately, it is sometimes necessary to take disciplinary action against one of your employees, and when you do, it is vital to seek expert legal advice early to maximise your chances of a positive outcome. At Linder Myers, our employment law team will help you to protect your business by ensuring that your actions are lawful and compliant with your company’s HR practice before you proceed.
Settlement Agreements – A Settlement Agreement can be a fast and effective way of settling a dispute without having to face the hassle and expense of an Employment Tribunal. At Linder Myers, our experienced team of employment lawyers can draft the agreement for you, and we will endeavour to make sure that your business is legally protected from the possibility of litigation.
Immigration Violations – Employers are responsible for the immigration status of any foreign workers they employ. At Linder Myers, we can advise you of your duties as an employer, and we can talk you through how to avoid violating immigration laws. If there is already a claim against you, we can assist and represent you in order to resolve matters quickly and effectively.
Confidentiality Issues – All businesses have information that is vital to their success. At Linder Myers, our skilled and experienced team can take steps to help you protect your information from being stolen or shared, and can act swiftly and decisively on your behalf if a confidentiality clause has been breached.
Post-termination Obligations – A post-termination contract can protect you and your business after an employee leaves the company. At Linder Myers, we can assist you with drafting and enforcing a Post-termination Obligations contract with a view to safeguarding your business interests.
Employer Obligations under the Discrimination Legislation and Contract Law – As an employer you have a duty to protect the rights of your employees. At Linder Myers, our experienced professionals can advise you of your responsibilities as an employer, and can help you defend against such claims if necessary.
Representation and Assistance in Tribunal Claims – At Linder Myers, we always try to settle disputes without litigation. However, if all attempts to reach an amicable resolution have failed, we can advise and assist you throughout the Tribunal process. You will be assigned an employment law specialist who will have the necessary experience and skills to represent you throughout your case.