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We’ve acted for private and public sector employers, and have established a reputation for timely responses and cost-effective solutions. We provide a specialist employment law and HR advisory service to business clients, including directors and investors.

Specialist employment lawyers

Employment law is complex and ever-changing, but you can rely on us to guide you expertly over any potential obstacle. From whistle blowing to discrimination, cutting corners at work could damage both your company’s reputation and your bottom line. Knowing the rules is essential for protecting your organisation and keeping a positive business relationship with your employees.

We’ve acted for private and public sector employers, and have established a reputation for timely responses and pragmatic, cost-effective solutions.

About our employment law team

We provide a specialist employment law and HR advisory service to business clients, including directors and investors. Whether protecting your interests during a HR procedure, or assisting you with writing your new employee handbook – we build our relationships with a reassuringly human touch.

  • Our highly regarded team is ranked in the top tier for employment in the region by the Legal 500 and Top Ranked by Chambers
  • A number of our employment team are recommended as leading individuals in Chambers
  • We provide fast, efficient and practical advice at competitive rates to suit commercial needs
  • You’ll enjoy working with a group of experienced, down-to-earth and personable people
  • We work with you to understand your business and expertly tailor advice to your objectives

From tackling day-to-day HR processes like redundancy to advising on Health and Safety regulations, we offer a bespoke yet cost-effective service. Employment law can be uncertain, and we have the confidence in our approach to ensure you can always trust our judgement.

Our expertise empowers us to deal with problems in a strong and supportive way, however unusual the circumstances. In a stressful situation, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that we’ve seen it all and can be completely open about our costs.

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Rena Magdani

Partner & National Head of Employment, Pensions & Immigration

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Our employment law services include

Our employment law services include

  • eLearning courses > simple, legally compliant, effective eLearning training courses to increase your employees’ understanding & awareness of D&I in the workplace, Disciplinary and Grievance Management, and Right to Work checks.
  • Employment Tribunals for employers > our pricing for defending claims for unfair or wrongful dismissal
  • Independent investigations > can help to avoid legal proceedings, we have particular expertise in conducting highly sensitive internal investigations
  • Workplace management hub > fixed-fee online portal, designed to empower managers when dealing with everyday HR and management issues
  • HR portal login > our login area for existing clients

Employment insights

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  • News

    UK businesses prioritising the retention of talent following Covid, finds Freeths’ latest employment survey

  • Article

    No plans to introduce statutory domestic abuse leave

  • Article

    Holiday Pay – what is a series of deductions?

  • Article

    Whistleblowing – another difference between detriment claims and dismissal claims

  • Article

    Tips – the new law and code of practice

  • Article

    Fair Allocation of Tips – revised Code of Practice published

Employment Law survey series

Employment Law survey series

Webinar 1: Employee Retention

Following our recent Employment survey, the most common key priority for 2024 was retention of employees, with 41% of responders listing this as one of their top priorities.

This webinar explores themes around retention of employees.

Speakers
Melanie Morton
Matt McBride
Phoebe Anand

Date of recording: 30 April 2024

Watch the recorded webinar here >

Testimonials

  • "The team at Freeths is amazing, very knowledgeable and always available to satisfy our internal needs in terms of policies or administration."

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • "I have used the services of the team at Freeths for many years and recommend them. The team are always able to provide pragmatic advice and suppor...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • "The team are totally client focussed working collaboratively and with full line of sight to the client, taking time to understand both the claim/c...

    The Legal 500, 2024

  • “Freeths handles complicated matters in a no-nonsense and impressive manner. The team distils complex matters and issues into digestible chunks to...

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Freeths is a trusted partner in helping us to navigate more complex matters of employment law.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Freeths has a responsive team that is focused on resolving issues to get the deal done.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

Meet the team

Rena Magdani's Profile

Rena Magdani

Partner & National Head of Employment, Pensions & Immigration

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