Legal 500Derby CountySmith Partnership
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We recognise that employment law can be daunting especially considering that this area of law is fast-changing, highly complex and can be costly if you get it wrong. However, at Smith Partnership we feel that we provide a service that can make life as an employer easier. We achieve this through providing an expert service which is timely, commercial, user friendly and cost-effective.


Our trusted advice and support service can be tailored to your individual needs and can include our innovative online HR document support service (“hrbank”); expert advice on all aspects of employment law; bespoke drafting of employment documents such as contracts and handbooks; employment tribunal representation; HR consultancy; and, employment tribunal insurance cover.

Depending on your in-house resources, we can either act as your HR function on an out-sourced basis, or provide a natural extension to your HR team.      

All areas of employment law are covered including:

  • essential employment law/ HR documentation;
  • employee management;
  • disciplinary and grievance;
  • redundancy and restructuring;
  • TUPE;
  • dismissals;
  • settlement agreements;
  • discrimination/ equal opportunities;
  • confidentiality and restrictive covenants preparation and enforcement; and
  • employment tribunal representation.



Introduction of fees for Employment Tribunals Factsheet

Confidential Termination Negotiations Factsheet

Changes to Employment Tribunal Rules Factsheet

Unfair Dismissal Compensation Capped Factsheet

Employment Law Changes Timeline Factsheet


Main Contacts:

Derby & Burton:        James Johnson




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