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Employment law

Employment law solicitors in Manchester

Employment law can be incredibly complex, so it’s important that when you need support, you get advice you can rely on. Our Manchester employment solicitors are industry leaders, providing you with the best legal support and representation available.

Our employment law solicitors in Manchester

Our Manchester-based employment lawyers have many years’ worth of experience in a range of cases and have been recognised across multiple legal directories as leaders in their field.

Sadiq Vohra

Sadiq Vohra

Principal Lawyer

Karen Murray

Senior Associate Solicitor

Greta Mallinson

Associate Solicitor

Victoria Schofield


One of the UK’s leading specialist law firms.

We are proud to have partnerships with national charities and be recognised in the latest legal directories.

The times best law firms 2023
The legal 500
Lexcel Law Society Accredited
Chambers Top Ranked UK 2023

Services provided by our employment law solicitors in Manchester

Employment law covers a range of highly complex issues, many of which can be highly stressful and sensitive. We know it can be difficult to face problems in your employment and the worry that this can cause, which is why our dedicated team of employment lawyers approach each case with empathy and understanding, and can provide award-winning support in areas such as:

Why choose our Manchester employment solicitors?

Dealing with difficulties at work can be stressful and emotional, and no one should have to handle this alone. Our expert team of employment law solicitors is on hand to provide industry-leading support when you need it most, no matter how complex the issue.

With many years’ experience in handling a range of employment law cases, our team has been recognised in prestigious legal directories and won numerous accolades, including Employment Team of the Year at the Lawyers Awards.

  • We’ve been recognised in both the renowned Legal 500 and the distinguished Chambers and Partners.
  • Edward Cooper, Head of Organisation and Membership Services Employment, has been recognised in the Legal 500’s Hall of Fame and is a prominent legal figure, consistently receiving recognition across the industry and beyond.
  • Principal Lawyer, Sadiq Vohra, has received recognition in the Legal 500, and has spoken about employment law matters in both regional and national media, including the BBC.
  • Our employment law team brought a landmark discrimination case in 2020 which resulted in ethical veganism being officially recognised as a philosophical belief protected by the Equality Act 2010.
  • We’re proud to have supported many trade unions and their members for over 90 years, and are the preferred legal firm for some of the largest trade unions in the UK, including UNITE, USDAW and NARPO.
  • Many of the team are proud members of the Employment Lawyers Association, working to promote the highest standards of employment law best practice.

Talk to us about your case

Call us now on:   0330 041 5869

Employment Law Solicitors in Manchester

We’re located right in the very heart of Manchester, on First Floor, Lee House, 90 Great Bridgewater Street, M1 5JW. Our location provides excellent transport links, which means we’re within easy reach across the city centre and its surrounding areas including (but not limited to):

  • Bolton
  • Bury
  • Oldham
  • Rochdale
  • Salford
  • Stockport
  • Tameside
  • Wigan

The office is easily accessible central train stations, including Manchester Oxford Road (5-minute walk) and Piccadilly (14-minute walk) train stations.

We’re also situated right between two tram stops at St Peter’s Square and Deansgate Castlefield, both of which are within 5-to-10-minute walking distance.

The closest multi-storey car park is NCP Oxford Street, which can be accessed from Great Bridgewater Street and is less than a two-minute walk away.

Talk to us about your case

Call us now on:   0330 041 5869

Why choose Slater and Gordon?


We are an award winning law firm and have a dedicated team of employment solicitors to advise and guide you – no matter how complex your situation may be.

Affordability and advice

We're able to offer affordable expert legal advice and can provide guidance on all aspects of employment law. Our Initial Consultation provides tailored advice on your situation giving you clear guidance and options regarding next steps.

Tailored advice

We understand that employment situations differ – so we are able to provide tailored advice and guidance to suit your individual needs.

Local access

We are a national law firm, with legal experts available locally across the UK. Meetings can be arranged via telephone or video call, to suit your requirements.

Speak to one of our employment law experts today

Call us now on:   0330 041 5869

Frequently asked questions

Is there parking available at the Manchester office?

While there is no on-site parking, there are a few nearby multi-storey car parks that provide easy access to our Manchester office.

The nearest car park is NCP Oxford Street, which can be accessed via Great Bridgewater Street and is less than a two-minute walk from the office. NCP Manchester Central is also located nearby (5-minute walk away), and there are several smaller car parks in the area as well.

What are the opening hours for your Manchester office?

Our Manchester office is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. To arrange an appointment, contact our employment law solicitors on 0330 041 5869. Alternatively, if it is outside of hours and you’d still like to get in touch, you can submit a contact form online and a member of our team will reach out to you as soon as possible.

Do I need to book an appointment to travel to the Manchester office?

We’d be happy to arrange a face-to-face appointment with a member of our Manchester team to discuss your circumstances and help you take the first steps to claiming the compensation you deserve. To do this, get in touch by calling us on 0330 041 5869 or contact us online, and we’ll be in touch to arrange a time that works for you.

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