Employment Law legal advice for employees
Our award-winning team of specialist employment solicitors advises on every aspect of employment law.
From offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso and Shetland we support individuals through all aspects of the employment relationship. We provide advice on rights arising from the termination of employment, constructive dismissal, unfair dismissal, including on exits by way of settlement agreements (formerly compromise agreements).
Our Employment Law Scotland team frequently advise the employee throughout the process leading to the settlement agreement but equally can advise on the terms of the settlement agreement itself on a stand alone basis.
We also regularly assist in the negotiation and interpretation of service agreements, restrictive covenants and bonus schemes at the commencement of employment.
Throughout the duration of your employment, our specialist employment lawyers can provide strategic and practical advice on issues that may arise, such as grievances, disciplinary processes, discrimination, whistleblowing and reward disputes.
If it is necessary to raise employment tribunal claims to enforce rights, we represent employees from all sectors at employment tribunals throughout Scotland and England.
With offices across Scotland in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Thurso & Shetland our employment team will be happy to help with your personal employment issues. Employment law is UK-wide and we can help you even if your employer is based elsewhere in the UK.
Our key Employment Law services
Our employment solicitors can help you with all aspects of employment law including:
- Employments dispute advice
- Bonus and pay disputes
- Breach of contract
- Complex executive level exits
- Constructive dismissal
- Contract and policy review
- Dispute resolution
- Equal pay
- Gender equality
- Immigration advice
- Settlement agreements (formerly compromise agreements)
- Restrictive covenants
- Unfair dismissal
Settlement agreement advice
Have you been offered a settlement agreement? Don't sign anything until speaking to a solicitor
Being presented with a settlement agreement (formerly known as compromise agreements) by your employer can be unsettling and daunting.
By law there is a legal requirement that a Solicitor reviews and explains the terms of the settlement agreement to you before you have to sign anything. So if you've been offered a settlement agreement by your employer we're happy to provide advice.
We can offer quick turn arounds, complete transparency on fees, specialist advice from employment solicitors and we'll always listen to your needs.
Find our more on our settement agreement page or get in contact now.
Why choose Harper Macleod?
Our award-winning team, which includes recognised Employment 'Leaders in their Field' provides specialist employment law advice from offices throughout Scotland.
Our experience spans all areas of employment law and we work with employees at all levels, with a particular focus on executives.
Our advice is down-to-earth, practical and underpinned by extensive knowledge and experience. Your employment solicitor will keep you informed and support you at every stage of the process.
As well as the lawyers listed below, we have a team of paralegal and support staff who will assist. You can find out team and names below.
For more information call us or fill out details of your enquiry in our 'Contact Us' form below and our team will get back to you as soon as possible regarding your employment issue.
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