HR/Employment

HR/Employment For Businesses

Helping your business to function…

Whatever the size of your business, if you employ staff you may find yourself faced with a range of issues you hadn’t previously considered when growing your team.

From the basics, such as ensuring your staff get paid and are working in a safe environment to complex issues around grievances and disciplinary issues, as an employer there are times when you may need legal support.

Here at Smith Partnership we work with organisations of all sizes, including major employers, to help them navigate the sometimes complex world of employment law. Through our expert advice, legal know-how and friendly approach, we are able to build relationships with our clients; tailoring our service to meet their needs.

Our team of employment lawyers also offer bespoke drafting of contracts and handbooks, employment tribunal representation and consultancy services, our clients also have the option of access to our HR document support service; a comprehensive bank of employment documents.

Our cost-effective approach ensures that whether we act as an extension to an in-house team or on an ad-hoc basis, our expert team of legal professionals are on hand to support businesses through all aspects of employment law.

Our services include:

  • 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
  • Employment tribunal representation

The team is led by Partner, James Johnson, who brings his 20 years’ experience as an employment solicitor to the department. Also, working on client cases is Solicitor, Rebecca Reid who handles cases brought by employees.

To find out more and to discuss your specific requirements contact us.