Does an employee need a solicitor for a settlement agreement?

Does an employee need a solicitor for a settlement agreement?

Does an employee need a solicitor for a settlement agreement?

Answer: 

Settlement agreements are used to resolve disputes between employees and employers, normally at the end of the employment. The law surrounding settlement agreements requires that employees must have independent legal advice in order for a settlement agreement to be binding. It is customary for the employer to pay a contribution towards the employee’s legal costs in taking advice on the settlement agreement.

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