Employment Solicitors at Slater and Gordon Lawyers are independently top-ranked Lawyers that can work with you to find a solution, whatever the issue. To see what we can do for you call us 24/7 on freephone 0800 916 9060 or contact us online.
Slater and Gordon Lawyers are the No. 1 ranked employment law firm for individuals in Chambers & Partners.
Our large team of highly experienced and skilled Employment Solicitors based in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Chester, Preston and Cardiff are dedicated to providing prompt, practical and authoritative legal advice on employment law issues. We can provide immediate legal representation anywhere in the UK.
Our Employment Solicitors are experts in every aspect of employment law and are also specialists within individual practice areas, including Employment Lawyers that are nationally recognised as leaders in their fields.
While outwardly we may be best known for our high-profile employment litigation cases, our strength for many people is in achieving positive outcomes through confidential settlements, in many cases preventing an Employment Tribunal. Our specialist Employment Solicitors are skilled in advising on how to manage and resolve employment problems both independently, and through our assistance in mediation and alternative dispute resolution procedures.
Our teams of Employment Lawyers have worked on many precedent-setting cases and everyone we represent, from the highest ranking senior executives and partners to junior employees, receives the best legal representation and the highest level of consideration and care at all times. We also aim to keep costs as manageable as possible throughout the course of our work for you.
We have a specialist team of employment lawyers in Scotland within our Edinburgh office. Our Scots and English Law qualified experts deal with all employment law issues that arise for individuals, both in Scotland and in England & Wales. This spans advice on contracts of employment, settlement agreements, complex redundancies, discrimination and whistleblowing claims, and handling all senior executive issues. We are very well placed to assist with Scottish Employment Tribunal claims, as well as English Employment Tribunal claims.
The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016/17 edition stated that "Edward Cooper leads Slater and Gordon’s practice, which includes Paul Daniels, who recently acted for Oisin Tymon, former Top Gear producer, in a high-profile racial discrimination and harassment claim against the BBC and Jeremy Clarkson. Other key matters included representing Razwan Faraz, a teacher involved in the Trojan Horse investigation in Birmingham schools, in unfair dismissal and religious discrimination tribunal proceedings. Clients also recommend the head of the firm’s major litigation group Ivor Adair.
"The ‘brilliant team’ at Slater and Gordon ‘puts things in simple and understandable terms’. ‘Tenacious and very skilled’ senior associate Sarah Evans has a ‘very good eye for detail’. Highlights included successfully acting in a number of complex unfair dismissal claims. Jennifer Aiscough is also recommended."
Employment Solicitors at Slater and Gordon have been shortlisted by The Lawyer magazine individually and as a team ten times since 2000, winning Employment Lawyers of the Year on three occasions.
Chambers and Partners said Slater and Gordon is "A law firm which stands out from the rest and understands what it takes to do business with people."
Highlighting our strengths using quotes from our clients the leading law firm directory said we are "Friendly, supportive and informative. The customer service care is of an extremely high standard. A five-star firm; I would highly recommend them."
The Legal 500 states that "The ‘excellent’ Slater and Gordon Lawyers enjoy an outstanding reputation for trade union work, and clients are ‘supported, properly informed and wisely advised’. The firm is also renowned for its work for both unions and employees."
Slater and Gordon Lawyers is one of the UK's largest and well known law firms with offices in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Chester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Preston and Wrexham.