Our employment lawyers are renowned for their impressive technical expertise, proactive approach and ability to deliver practical and commercial solutions. Working with clients, both across the UK and internationally, we have a wealth of experience that extends to all areas of employment law.
The advice we offer covers the day-to-day employment issues, such as disciplinary and grievance, absence, performance, dismissals and industrial relations, as well as supporting corporate transactions, providing advice on TUPE transfers and change management, including redundancy programmes and restructuring and handling employment litigation.
Our lawyers are experienced in advising on Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) proceedings, as well as on alternative dispute resolution approaches such as mediation. Our team includes in-house Solicitor Advocates who regularly appear in the Court of Session, including in relation to the enforcement of restrictive covenants and the protection of confidential information.
Our HR consultancy service is available to clients whose needs go beyond legal advice.
We also provide bespoke training, covering all aspects of employment law from refresher sessions on employment law essentials to in-depth masterclass sessions. The sessions are tailored and can be provided to HR, Legal, managers and executives.
"They are a strong team who clearly understand the client's business." – Chambers, Employment
Shepherd and Wedderburn is "extremely knowledgeable and responsive, with a friendly, down-to-earth approach."
– Legal 500, Employment
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