Solicitors Specialising in Employment Law

Whatever employment law challenges you are facing, Cunningtons Solicitors are equipped to assist you, whether you are an employer or an employee.

There are potential legal issues throughout an employment journey, from starting off with work, during employment, right through to when employment finishes.

We offer a range of advice, from simple initial consultations up to full representation at the  Employment Tribunal. Therefore whether you are a business or an individual, our team has the requisite knowledge, skills and resources to guide you through the complexities of employment law regulations to help you avoid expensive, stressful and time-consuming disputes.

We can offer employees and employers the following services:

  • Advice in respect of unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal and wrongful dismissal claims.
  • Advice in respect of redundancy and settlement agreements.
  • Advice in respect of transfers of undertakings, known as Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE).
  • Advice in respect of maternity and paternity rights.
  • Advice in respect of all types of discrimination and harassment claims.
  • Advice in respect of restraint of trade and confidentiality claims.
  • Assistance in drafting breach of contract and contractual disputes.
  • Advice and assistance in respect of Employment tribunal claims.
  • Assistance in drafting contractsstaff handbooks and staff policies and procedures.

Our team is available for appointments Monday to Friday. It is also often possible to arrange early bird, lunchtime, weekend or out-of-hours appointments by prior arrangement.

Please contact our team on 01376 326868

Solicitor profile: Laura Lescott

Laura Lescott, Employment Law solicitor

Laura qualified as a solicitor in 2017 and specialises in Employment Law. She has over 10 years’ experience with the ability to create solutions and responses whilst anticipating obstacles and ensuring legal and commercial compliance.

She has worked for large corporate organisations dealing with people management, assisting employers with complex issues including but not limited to redundancy processes, TUPE, M&A, grievances and disciplinaries.

She also has extensive experience acting for individuals, so she understands issues from both perspectives to secure a successful and practical outcome for clients.

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