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Employment support for individuals

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What is involved?

We regularly advise senior executives and professionals in all aspects of the employment relationship. This includes defending disciplinary proceedings or negotiating exit packages.

If you are pursuing a claim against your employer, whether it be for discrimination (sex, race, age, religion or a disability), wrongful dismissal, or some other reason, Freeths’ experienced employment specialists can help.

When it comes to disputes, you will need advice as to the strength or weakness of your case and we will give you an honest opinion of your chances of success.


Pricing Information

Why choose Freeths?

  • You’ll enjoy working with a group of experienced, down-to-earth and personable people
  • We work with you to understand your situation and expertly tailor advice to gain the best outcome for you
  • We provide fast, efficient and practical advice at competitive rates
  • Our highly regarded team is highly ranked for Employment by legal guide, the Legal 500
  • A number of our team are recommended as leading individuals in Chambers directory


Our expertise empowers us to deal with employment 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 before. Because we also act for private and public sector employers, we can see things from both perspectives, which means we are in a good position to build a winning case for you.

When it comes to disputes, we will ensure that you are compensated for personal distress, loss of wages and other repercussions of workplace discrimination.

Not only that, we have established a reputation for timely responses and pragmatic, cost-effective solutions.

Meet the team

Employment support for individuals Lawyers

Emma Batten, Senior Associate

Emma Batten
Senior Associate

0845 272 5720

Tom Draper

Gemma Elliott, Associate

Gemma Elliott

0845 077 9653

Mark Emery, Partner

Mark Emery

0186 578 1079

Elizabeth Ferguson, Senior Associate

Elizabeth Ferguson
Senior Associate

0845 058 0753

Matt Fraser

0845 634 2563

Rachel Gaffney, Director

Rachel Gaffney

0115 935 1860

Peter Gavin - Managing Partner

Peter Gavin

0845 077 9610

Toni Hudson, Solicitor

Toni Hudson

0845 166 6266

James Hughes, Solicitor

James Hughes

0845 077 9638

Tahera Khan
Senior Associate

0845 050 5783

Rena Magdani, Partner

Rena Magdani

0845 272 5715

Matt McBride

0845 274 6949

Julian Middleton, Partner & National Head of Employment

Julian Middleton

0845 634 2598

Hurmus Oltan, Solicitor

Hurmus Oltan

0845 272 5716

David Potter, Partner

David Potter

0845 274 6819

Kevin Poulter, Partner

Kevin Poulter

0845 404 4133

Fiona Powell, Senior Associate

Fiona Powell
Senior Associate

0845 272 5719

Charlotte Rees-John

0845 404 1749

Rebecca Sawbridge, PArtner

Rebecca Sawbridge

0845 634 2589

Christopher Sing, Partner

Christopher Sing

0845 017 1345

Amanda Trewhella, Senior Associate

Amanda Trewhella
Senior Associate

0845 128 6993


‘provides an excellent service with fast response times’ ‘a very professional and high standard of service coupled with great value for money’

(Legal 500 - 2018)

‘very commercial and pragmatic advice and explains things in simple, non-legal language so that people don’t feel intimidated’

(Legal 500 - 2019)

'a very personable firm that does not baffle clients with legal terms and always has their interests in mind'

(Legal 500 - 2019)

Client service

‘Doing the right thing’ is at the heart of Freeths. Find out more about our excellent client service and the strong set of values that guide the way we work.

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Talk to us

Freeths are a leading national law firm with 13 offices across the UK. If you have a query about our services or just want to find out more, why not give us a call?

Contact: 03301 001 014

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