Employment Solicitors Bishops Stortford

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Our range of employment law services

Problems at work?

Selected for redundancy?

Still working with outdated contracts?

At Anderson Browne Solicitors, we recognize the significance of employment law in shaping the professional landscape for both individuals and businesses.

Our dedicated team of solicitors offer comprehensive and tailored employment law services, ensuring that your rights are protected, and your interests are represented with diligence and expertise.

You need a professional who will guide and advise you in a way that works for you.

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Our Team assists with a range of employment law matters including:

  • Settlement Agreements (Compromise agreements / severance agreements)
  • Negotiating exit packages
  • Redundancy
  • Termination of employment
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Disciplinary and grievance procedure
  • Drafting, reviewing and updating employment contracts and staff handbooks, policies and procedures
  • Discrimination (Race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religious, and age)
  • Deduction from wages
  • Breach of contract
  • Maternity/Paternity leave and pay
  • Changes to terms and conditions
  • Bullying in the workplace
  • Stress at work
  • Long Sickness absence
  • Misconduct and Gross Misconduct

Settlement Agreements

When employment relationships undergo changes, such as termination or redundancy, our experienced solicitors can guide you through the complexities of settlement agreements. We strive to negotiate favourable terms and provide clarity on the legal implications, ensuring a fair resolution for both parties.

Contract Drafting

A well-drafted employment contract is the foundation of a strong employer-employee relationship. Anderson Browne Solicitors offers meticulous contract drafting services, tailoring agreements to meet the unique needs of your business while ensuring compliance with current employment laws

Contract Check Service

If you already have employment contracts in place, our Contract Check Service ensures they align with the latest legal standards. We conduct thorough reviews to identify potential issues, offering recommendations for modifications to enhance legal compliance and protect your interests.

Unfair Dismissal

Unfair dismissal can be a distressing experience for employees and a legal challenge for employers. Our employment law team provides expert guidance on navigating the intricacies of unfair dismissal claims, whether you are an aggrieved employee or a business facing such allegations.

Discrimination at Work

Discrimination has no place in the workplace. Anderson Browne Solicitors is dedicated to combating discrimination and promoting equal opportunities. If you have experienced discrimination or need assistance in implementing policies to prevent it, our team is ready to provide effective legal solutions.

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Why Choose Anderson Browne Solicitors for Employment Law

Specialized Expertise: Our solicitors specialize in employment law, staying abreast of the latest legal developments to offer you informed and strategic advice.

Client-Centric Approach: Whether you are an individual seeking justice or a business navigating complex employment issues, our client-centric approach ensures that your unique needs and concerns are at the forefront of our legal strategies.

Proactive Problem Solvers: Anderson Browne Solicitors is committed to being proactive in addressing employment issues. We aim to prevent problems before they arise, saving you time, resources, and potential legal challenges.

We provide a wide range of employment law services including both pursuing and defending employment tribunal claims and appeals. These costs only relate to unfair/wrongful dismissal claims in the Employment Tribunal. Please contact us for information and costs for other services.

  • Taking your initial instructions, reviewing the papers and advising you on merits and likely compensation (this is likely to be revisited throughout the matter and subject to change)
  • Entering into Early conciliation where this is mandatory to explore whether a settlement can be reached
  • Preparing claim or response
  • Reviewing and advising on claim or response from other party
  • Exploring settlement and negotiating settlement throughout the process
  • Preparing or considering a schedule of loss
  • Preparing for (and attending) a Preliminary Hearing
  • Exchanging documents with the other party and agreeing a bundle of documents
  • Taking witness statements, drafting statements and agreeing their content with witnesses
  • Preparing bundle of documents
  • Reviewing and advising on the other party’s witness statements
  • Agreeing a list of issues, a chronology and/or cast list
  • Preparation and attendance at trial including any separate hearing to determine compensation, including instructions to Counsel

Disbursements (i.e. expenses), are costs related to your matter that are paid to third parties, such as court, experts and barristers fees etc. These expenses are never included in our fees, and we require advance funds on account, in order to handle these expenses to ensure a smooth process.

Counsel’s fees vary according to the experience and year of call to the Bar. Fees for a hearing are usually based on a brief fee which covers the cost of preparation and the first day of the hearing and “refresher” or a daily rate which is payable for the second and each subsequent day of the hearing. We will always endeavour to obtain at least two estimates and give you a choice in selecting your counsel.

We provide a wide range of employment law services including both pursuing and defending employment tribunal claims and appeals. These costs only relate to unfair/wrongful dismissal claims in the Employment Tribunal. Please contact us for information and costs for other services.

  • Making or responding to additional applications, for example applications for specific disclosure, to strike out a claim, to seek additional time to take a step in the process, to seek an unless order to compel the other side to complete a step in the process.
  • Joining additional parties or dealing with additional parties.
  • Amending pleadings
  • Dealing with appeals

The time that it takes from taking your initial instructions to the final resolution of your matter will usually depend on whether your matter settles and if so at what stage. A settlement can be proposed at any time.

The timeline for the employment tribunal to process or conclude claims, changes from time to time. We will check on the published advice at the time and update you.

Hourly Rate
Our hourly rate of 285.00 per hour will apply. The more issues or complexities involved in a matter; the more time will be required. The final cost will depend on the individual circumstances, complexity and duration of the matter.
Simple case Medium complexity case High end / Complex case
Case requires up to 20 hours of work, costs could be up to £5,000.00 excluding VAT Case requires up to 50 hours of work, costs could be up to £20,000.00 excluding VAT Case will require over 50 hours of work, and costs will be from £20,000.00 excluding VAT
Plus Disbursements

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