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Employment Disputes

Employment Disputes Solicitors York, Wetherby & Malton

A dispute between employers and employees can lead to endless problems in the workplace. As well as being time-consuming, stressful and potentially costly, these types of disputes can cause substantial damage to your professional reputation. The specialist employment solicitors at Ware & Kay can provide expert legal advice and support to help resolve matters as quickly and effectively as possible, ensuring your position and reputation are protected.

Experienced Employment Disputes Solicitors in York, Wetherby and Malton

Our team of employment lawyers have years of experience handling all types of employment disputes involving individuals, companies and organisations across both the private and public sectors. We regularly provide clear, reliable employment law advice for:

  • Board members
  • Directors
  • Employees
  • Partners
  • Regulated professionals
  • Senior executives

In every case, we take all necessary steps to resolve the dispute at hand without having to go to an Employment Tribunal. We aim to achieve consensus in the simplest and most cost-effective manner, allowing you to move on with your career or business with minimal disruption.

What happens if an agreement cannot be reached?

Unfortunately, there are some cases where an agreement cannot be reached through negotiation between the parties. In such instances, our skills in advocacy and litigation mean that our employment team are expertly placed to provide representation at Employment Tribunals, as well as in Court or High Court proceedings.

Whether you are looking to raise grievances with your employer, manage employee exits or negotiate the required ACAS pre-claim conciliation process, we can assist with any employment dispute you may have.

Our Employment Law Services

At Ware & Kay, our qualified team can provide legal advice and representation for a full range of employment disputes, including:

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Redundancy 
  • Discrimination 
  • Restrictive covenants 
  • Pay, bonuses and rewards
  • Whistleblowing
  • Breach of contract 
  • Allegations of poor performance 
  • Misconduct 

Settlement Agreements

We appreciate that, in many cases, a sensitive approach is required to resolve employment disputes. It may be the case that the employer-employee relationship has broken down – in these situations, we can negotiate a settlement agreement that protects your interest and allows you to move forward. Whatever your circumstances, our employment dispute solicitors can help.

Specialist Employment Dispute Legal Advice in Yorkshire

We will take the time to meet with you and discuss your circumstances in detail, ensuring that we understand every aspect of your case. We can provide immediate advice on any actions that may need to be taken urgently – such as injunctive relief – so that your position is protected. We can respond swiftly as soon as a dispute arises, providing strategic and proactive guidance from the earliest stage.

Employment Law Protection Scheme for Employers

For employers, we provide a specialist Employment Law Protection Scheme that offers a cost-effective and straightforward means of protecting your business from potential employment legislation. Our scheme incorporates an audit of your policies and practices, ongoing support and advice on all employment law matters, as well as an insurance policy to minimise any legal costs incurred as a consequence of an employment dispute.

  • Advice in person, over the telephone or email from our expert employment solicitors.
  • Practical and straightforward solutions to employee problems.
  • Well drafted, tailor-made documents and letters as required by law to protect your business.
  • Fixed cost affordable legal fees – payable annually or monthly – protecting you from costs getting out of control in the event you have an ongoing employment issue.
  • Optional insurance, which will cover the company’s legal fees and any awards of compensation if you are facing a tribunal claim.

Contact our Employment Disputes Solicitors in York, Wetherby and Malton

To discuss your employment dispute, speak to one of our locally-based solicitors today on 01904 917514 (York), 01937 223255 (Wetherby), 01653 917796 (Malton), or complete our online enquiry form.