Representation

EMPLOYMENT LAW for you

Can you represent me in the Employment Tribunal?

Yes, we act for individuals in bringing employment tribunal claims against current or former employers which ensures you are provided with the best chance of winning or reaching the best compromise through:

  1. Drafting clear and well pleaded claims which deal with each limb of the legal tests of the claim and accurate schedule of losses.
  2. Identifying and collating the relevant documentation for the final bundle;
  3. Identifying appropriate witnesses and ensuring detailed witness statements are taken and
  4. Representation at preliminary and final hearings.

The experts at SCE Solicitors are at hand to advise and represent you on:

  • Unfair dismissal (including wrongful and constructive dismissal).
  • Redundancy.
  • Settlement agreements (former compromise agreements).
  • TUPE transfers (including the transfer of service provisions).
  • Breach of contract claims.
  • Discrimination law including harassment and victimisation claims because of:
    • Age;
    • Disability;
    • Gender reassignment;
    • Marriage and civil partnership;
    • Pregnancy and maternity;
    • Race;
    • Religion or belief;
    • Sex or
    • Sexual orientation.
  • Equal pay claims.
  • Whistleblowing claims.
  • Health and safety issues.

All our lawyers are practical and attempts to negotiate an out-of-tribunal settlement will be explored in the first instance. 

Can you represent me to defend restrictive covenant proceedings?

If your employer is taking unfair, malicious or vindiction action against you for breach of clauses in your employment contracts relating to:

  • not competing with it for a specified period (generally referred as a non-compete clause);
  • not making attempts to lure away their current customers/clients or employees for a specified period (generally referred to as a non-solicitation clause);
  • not deal with certain customers/clients or potential customers/clients for a specified period (generally referred to as a non-dealing clause) ;
  • not disclosing confidentiality information to their competitors.

We ensure you are provided with the best chance of defending your position through:

  1. Prompt advice and pre-action discussions.
  2. Identifying and collating the relevant documentation.
  3. Prompt issuing of proceedings.

How we can help?

If you are considering bringing or are pursuing an employment tribunal claim or are being pursued for a breach of contract claim then contact us on 0113 350 4030, or complete the contact form, for a free 30 minute consultation, and one of our lawyers will consider the facts and provide you with an understanding of your legal position, at no cost to you.

Can you represent me under my legal expenses insurance?

Yes, if you have legal expenses insurance cover you have the freedom to choose your representative and we are often appointed on behalf of insurers.

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