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Employment Lawyers

There has never been a more challenging time for employers and HR professionals. Our team of highly experienced Employment solicitors provide practical advice and support to both businesses and individuals.

Specialist Employment Lawyers

Our Employment lawyers act for both employers including start-ups and well-established companies, and for individuals such as senior executives, board directors, partners and entrepreneurs.

Collaboration is key at GL Law and we regularly build teams around a client’s specific needs to ensure a fully joined up service. For example, our Employment lawyers will work closely with our Business Immigration, corporate and commercial, and regulatory teams.

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Employment contracts & restrictive covenants

Our experienced employment solicitors will provide robust documentation that ensures legal compliance and protects you and your business. From the preparation and review of contracts to business protection and risk management, we provide a cost-effective service alongside pragmatic and commercial advice. 

Employment dispute lawyers

We understand the personal and sensitive nature of employment disputes. We have many years of experience supporting employers and employees in all forms of claims, which are often legally and factually complex. We assist with a range of issues including discrimination claims, disciplinary proceedings, settlement agreements and unfair dismissal claims.

Redundancy & restructure

We offer our redundancy and restructuring services to both employers and employees. Our team of experts understand the commercial challenges of reorganisation and redundancy and we pride ourselves on managing the process efficiently. 

Business transfers & TUPE

Our Employment team provide expert advice around business transfers and TUPE to employers and employees throughout the UK. We offer:

  • Advice on the impact of TUPE on out-sourcing, in-sourcing, and re-tendering processes
  • Liaison with the purchaser/seller to manage employment law processes
  • Representation in disputes including unfair dismissal
  • Preparation of settlement documentation
  • Advice on restructure and reorganisation prior to and/or post transfer.

 Business immigration

Our experienced team have an established reputation and exceptional expertise in dealing with business immigration matters for businesses, individuals and their families. We aim to provide clear, practical advice tailored to your individual needs, so we can help you achieve your goals as quickly and simply as possible.

In-House Lawyer

If you are looking for regular legal advice but want to stay in control of the costs, our In-House Lawyer service could be the perfect solution. Find out more about our affordable legal advice subscription service

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Contact our Employment lawyers in Bristol or London

Let’s talk. You can call us on 0117 906 9400 or email for further information from our employment lawyers in Bristol and London. Alternatively, please complete our contact form

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