Employment Law

Employment Law

At David Lee Solicitors, we understand how stressful employment issues can be, for both employers and employees. Our team can bring expertise, experience, and understanding to your workplace issues. To learn more, simply click on the relevant heading:

Employment Law for Employees

Are you being treated fairly at work?

If, for any reason, you think the answer to that question is “no” then we are here to help. Just call 01926 852188 to talk to one of our experienced solicitors. This consultation is free of charge, completely confidential, and comes with no obligations. Not all cases go to tribunal. Only a very small percentage do.  We believe in resolution and dealing with matters on the shortest timescale possible and in the most cost-effective manner. We can advise on all aspects of employment law, including:

  • Discrimination
  • Redundancy
  • Disciplinary proceedings and grievances
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Negotiating your contractual terms or terms of your service agreement
  • Advising on the terms of your settlement agreement
  • Family friendly rights such as maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Employment tribunals

Have you been offered a settlement agreement?

Employees are sometimes offered a settlement agreement to end their employment in exchange for compensation or other benefits. When a settlement agreement is offered, in order for it to be legally binding, you are required to receive legal advice from either a solicitor or a trade union representative. The cost of this advice is usually met in full by your employer who is directly invoiced for the fees.

Employment Law for Employers

Employment law and HR support for businesses

At David Lee Solicitors, we offer employers advice and support on all aspects of employment law throughout the full term of the employment relationship. Our services include:

Before employment:


Advising on the wording of job advertisements and guidance on the interview process.

Drafting contracts, consultancy agreements and handbooks

For both junior and senior members of staff.

Agency workers

Advice on the Agency Worker Regulations.

During employment:

Sickness absence

How to handle sickness absence and any disruption it may cause.

Grievance and disciplinary procedures

Guidance and assistance in formulating and carrying out these processes.

Family friendly rights

Advice on Maternity, Paternity and adoption leave and requests for flexible working.


How to avoid this and advice on how to handle such complaints.


Advice on the regulations and how they may impact upon your business.

Social media

Including advice on policies and disciplinary matters, including expected behaviour and responsible use.

End of employment:

Redundancy Procedures

Advice on the process and assistance with implementation.

Drafting Settlement agreements

Ensuring the advice you receive is privileged.

Restrictive covenants

Drafting and advising on restrictions and enforcement.

Medical termination

When to consider this and the steps required.

Defending Tribunal claims

Including representation at the tribunal.

Contact Us

At David Lee Solicitors, we are only ever a phone call or an email away. If you want to make an enquiry concerning potential legal representation, please use the contact form on this site. Alternatively, if you would rather speak to someone in person, you can call us on 01926 852 188

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