We have an outstanding track record in representing clients throughout the entire employment dispute process, starting from conciliating disputes prior to litigation through to representation in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeals Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal proceedings.
We also help employers protect their business interests through the use of injunctions or damages claims, whether that be safeguarding confidential information or preventing poaching of key staff and clients.
We take a commercial and realistic approach to handling employment litigation. We assess the dispute early on and provide our clients with a clear view on the merits and best way to manage the case in order to bring it to a satisfactory conclusion – be that trial, mediation or settlement – taking into account your objectives and budget.
Our clients include corporates, LLPs, Partnerships, senior executives and those whose business is litigation, insurers. Our international experience also means that we are able to handle cross-border litigation on your behalf.
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