Whether you are an individual seeking specific employment law advice or a business looking to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to your legal obligations, our employment law solicitors in Norwich will be on hand to provide the support you require.
At Ashtons Legal, our employment law solicitors in Norwich have years of collective expertise and knowledge, which they use to provide advice on a wide range of matters. With our support, you can be sure that you receive the guidance you need, no matter what your circumstances are.
The team have been recognised for our expertise, having been ranked band 3 by Chambers & Partners and band 2 by the Legal 500, as well as receiving the Law Society Lexcel accreditation. Ashtons Legal is also independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
We have considerable expertise in working alongside clients to pursue amicable resolutions to employment law matters via methods such as negotiation or mediation. If appropriate, we can also assist with negotiating a settlement agreement.
Where matters are more complicated, it may be necessary to proceed to an employment tribunal. In these scenarios, our solicitors have a strong track record of providing robust representation.
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How our employment law solicitors in Norwich can help you
Employment law services for businesses
Our employment solicitors in Norwich have a wide range of expertise which we use to advise businesses seeking support.
Our expertise includes, but is not limited to:
In-house HR support
Our team of employment lawyers and HR specialists in Norwich can provide carefully tailored advice that is specifically designed to support your business’s in-house HR staff. This support can help to ensure that your business remains on top of your legal obligations and that you remain fully compliant when dealing with your employees.
Individual employment law matters
Our team can provide support and guidance on various individual employment law matters which could otherwise have a hugely detrimental impact on your general operations. This could range from anything, such as issues related to bullying and harassment, to flexible working arrangements and hybrid working.
Employment dispute resolution
Disputes between your business and your employees can be incredibly disruptive and can even lead to substantial reputational damage if they are not properly addressed. Our employment lawyers in Norwich have substantial dispute resolution experience, which we can use to negotiate a positive outcome whilst minimising any potential disruption to your business.
Retainer employment law advice in Norwich
Many of the businesses in Norwich we advise work with us on a retainer basis. If you would like to do the same, you will have three retainer options available to you:
- a standard retainer
- a premium retainer
- a telephone helpline.
Our employment retainers in Norwich provide exclusive access to various downloadable HR documents, which cover many of the areas in which in-house HR teams are required to deal with.
In addition to this, we can also offer a free health check of your existing employment contract and HR policies.
Employment law services for individuals
Our employment solicitors in Norwich have a wide range of expertise which we use to advise individuals seeking support.
Our expertise includes, but is not limited to:
If you believe that you have been unfairly dismissed by your employer, then you may be in a position to make a claim. To get this process underway, you can speak to a member of our skilled team, where you can discuss your situation in detail.
Disciplinary, Grievance, Performance & Capability
Grievance, disciplinary and performance issues need to be properly addressed by employers so that employees know exactly where they stand and what options are available to them if there is an alleged discrepancy.
Our employment law solicitors in Norwich understand just how daunting it can be to face these types of proceedings and will make sure to provide close personal support during a difficult time.
Change of Employer & TUPE
If your employer has been bought by another company, this could understandably leave you feeling anxious about what will happen next and whether your job will remain secure. Seeking guidance from our employment law solicitors in these scenarios is essential.
Our Norwich solicitors are here to support you through what we recognise can be a daunting period, ensuring the correct process is undertaken.
If you feel as though you need to leave your job, perhaps due to discrimination, bullying or harassment, you could be eligible to make a claim for constructive dismissal compensation.
Employers have a duty to their employees, and our employment solicitors in Norwich can provide the advice and guidance you need to understand your situation. This will include advising on whether you are eligible for a constructive dismissal claim.
Contracts of Employment
Your contract is incredibly important and will govern your terms of employment. It is, therefore, essential that you clearly understand its terms and if there are any implications for your future employment.
Our solicitors have a broad scope of knowledge and considerable expertise in providing specialist advice and guidance on contracts of employment and can advise you accordingly.
Discrimination & Equal Pay
There are strict laws in relation to workplace discrimination. If your employer is guilty of discrimination, this will likely have a huge impact on your life and your family.
Our employment law solicitors in Norwich can guide you through your legal options, including taking a discrimination claim to the employment tribunal.
Redundancy, reorganisation & restructure
Being made redundant can be upsetting and leave you unsure of what steps you should take next, such as seeking redundancy pay. Our expert solicitors in Norwich understand this and are ready to guide you through this complicated period.
Settlement agreements can help both employees and employers reach a compromise during an employment issue. They can be very valuable, so long as they are well-thought-out and take a range of factors into consideration.
Our solicitors can assist with walking employees through a settlement agreement, explaining any terms you don’t understand and advising on the potential limitations.
Why choose our employment law solicitors in Norwich?
Our employment law solicitors in Norwich offer:
- Decades of specialist employment law experience
- A convenient, modern service
- Fast response times – we will always get back to you quickly
- Flexible funding arrangements to suit your circumstances.
Our employment law expertise has been independently acknowledged in various ways, including:
- Law Society’s Lexcel accredited, recognising our outstanding client care and practice management
- Ranked band 3 by Chambers & Partners
- Ranked band 2 by the Legal 500.
Contact our employment law solicitors in Norwich
For expert employment law advice, please contact our Norwich office.
Alternatively, please fill in our online enquiry form, and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.