Employment Law

Our Employment Law specialists are dedicated to supporting your business throughout the full employee life cycle and beyond. 

Whether you are simply starting up, undergoing a reorganisation of your business, need assistance in relation to specific employees, exiting employees from your business or dealing with post-employment issues, we are able to assist and support you every step of the way, with services ranging from:

Our services:

– Being IR35 ready
– Business Immigration Law
  Data Protection in Employment

Employment Contracts & Consultancy Agreements
– Employee Benefits
– Employee Procedures
– Equality, Discrimination & Harassment
– Family Friendly Rights
–  Post-Employment Obligations
– Redundancy & Reorganisation
– Settlement Agreements
– Termination of Employment
– Tribunal Claims
– TUPE  & Business Transactions 
– Wages, Holiday & Sick pay 


Our dedicated team of experts are recommended by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.  We have a wealth of experience supporting businesses of all shapes and sizes, from blue-chip multi-national public listed entities through to SME’s and start-ups.  Whatever the employment issue may be we are ready to assist.



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    Herrington Carmichael LLP advises on all areas of employment law and is particularly experienced in handling internal restructurings, tribunal claims and matters related to data protection and GDPR. Alistair McArthur is ‘brilliant’ in advising on enforcement of post-termination obligations and TUPE. On the contentious side, Katrine Clay is recommended for the defence of complex Employment Tribunal claims.

    -Legal 500, 2020

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