Employment Solicitors

Employment Solicitors

Whether as an individual or as a business, here at Sutton & Co. Solicitors our Employment Solicitors in Sutton Coldfield have the expertise to deal with your employment enquiry.

We have extensive experience in bringing claims on behalf of employees as well as defending claims on behalf of employers, which not all law firms can offer.

Services for Employees

We understand that everyone can experience employment related problems at work at some point in their career. We can assist you in identifying whether any of your employment rights have been breached and how best to resolve the situation.

We can advise you on

  • Settlement Agreements
  • Unfair and Constructive dismissal
  • Discrimination (all types)
  • Redundancy related problems
  • Breach of contract
  • Maternity, paternity, flexible working and other family related rights

Services for Business

We have extensive experience in delivering pragmatic and commercially astute advice to businesses of all sizes.

Our in-depth knowledge of assisting with business related issues includes advising on

  • Employment contracts and service agreements
  • Handbooks, policies and procedures
  • Disciplinary and grievances
  • Redundancy and restructuring
  • Breach of confidentiality and restrictive covenants
  • Transfer of employment under TUPE Regulations
  • Settlement Agreements

Settlement Agreements

Settlement agreements are a legal means of ending the employment contract on agreed terms between the employer and employee. It usually gives each party the security of a negotiated settlement and avoids litigation.

For Employees

Before you enter into a Settlement Agreement you will need to take advice on the terms and affect the agreement will have on your rights.

We have experienced solicitors who are familiar with these agreements and can negotiate the best possible conclusion for you. We will act as your relevant independent legal adviser.

Your employer will usually contribute towards your legal costs for taking advice, so there is unlikely to be any additional costs.

For Employers

Sometimes in order to avoid the cost and uncertainty of litigation, as a business, it might be best to consider concluding the employee’s contract via a Settlement Agreement.

The rules surrounding Settlement Agreements are complex and expert drafting skill is needed.
With a wealth of experience in representing businesses we are best placed to advise you throughout the whole process to avoid costly mistakes and making sure you follow the correct procedures. We will represent your business and negotiate the best outcome, ensuring you have the security of a legally binding agreement.