Our team of employment law solicitors in Birmingham and Solihull provide comprehensive legal support, covering all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law and HR.
We advise on all areas of employment law, from day-to-day HR issues to more complex matters, such as transfers of undertakings, discrimination, restrictive covenants and multi-jurisdictional employee disputes.
Our clients are spread across all sectors and include private, public and foreign businesses. We take the time to understand your commercial objectives and pride ourselves on working as an integral part of your team. It allows us to provide quality advice at competitive rates.
Our Employment Law Services
We have a range of employment law services available for all businesses. Our specialist solicitors can advise on employment law and provide bespoke training to staff and managers to ensure they stay compliant. We regularly represent clients in Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation and advise on employment immigration issues. On top of these services, we can assist with:
To ensure you protect your business, we can draft, review and enforce employment contracts, policies, employee handbooks and restrictive covenants, and arrange work visas and employment contracts for employees from abroad.
Redundancy and Dismissals
We help settle disputes regarding dismissals by drafting settlement agreements and setting up redundancy and restructuring programmes, especially when managing TUPE mergers. Plus, we can manage disciplinary proceedings.
If you are taken to an Employment Tribunal or Court, we provide expert representation and defence against claims and injunction actions. We can also obtain injunctions against current or former employees, in addition to managing grievances which are raised by an employee against their employer.
Our experts can deal with equality and diversity issues and maternity and family-friendly rights to protect your business and keep your employees happy.
Why Partner With Wilkes?
We offer businesses and individuals a personal service that is tailored to their needs. You receive a dedicated solicitor who will look after the entire process and be available whenever you require. Our employment team includes Legal 500-recommended solicitors, so you can have confidence in our expertise.
Choose us to benefit from:
- A partner-led service
- A Legal 500 recognised law firm
- A Lexcel accredited and Solicitors Regulation Authority authorised law firm
- Our knowledge of a variety of legal practices and employment law disputes
- Our experienced solicitors with regional and national recognition
- Our international associations in 40 countries
The settlement agreement can take between fourteen and twenty-eight days, depending on your employer.