It pays to employ the right employment solicitor

‘Even the best employer will experience employee issues that can escalate into full blown disputes if wrongly managed’

Your people are likely to be your most valuable asset so should be protected. However, your employment policies and practices should work to the advantage of your organisation and not leave you open to future risk. A Royds Withy King employment solicitor can help you achieve this difficult balance, avoiding costly mistakes.

Experts in employment law and TUPE

Our employment team specialises in working closely with business owners and HR professionals in all areas of employment law, including TUPE . You may need our advice for:

  • Protecting your business
    You can’t protect your business against every eventuality. However it’s possible to weatherproof it if a storm does break by following a number of best practice procedures. Find out more.
  • Tribunal disputes
    Whatever measures you put in place to avoid litigation, disputes will inevitably occur and you may sometimes find yourself facing a claim. Find out more.
  • HR solutions
    Perhaps it’s no longer cost-effective to have a dedicated in-house HR team, or the HR resource that you do have in-house, is overstretched. Find out more.
  • Recruitment
    People are what makes your business tick. We understand that finding and retaining the right people is essential to the success of your business. Find out more.
  • Saying goodbye
    The employment relationship can break down for a variety of reasons. Although sometimes it’s amicable, more often, it’s not. Whatever the reason, advice from a Royds Withy King employment solicitor can guide you though a maze of constantly changing employment law. Find out more.

Our advice is refreshingly direct and pragmatic, and we offer a range of highly cost-effective solutions. These include fixed price retainers and insurance-based services so you can budget your legal costs with no surprises.


Our credentials

“What the team is known for: Handles a full range of employment matters including advice in relation to employee shareholder schemes, business restructuring and employment litigation. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They are a brilliant team and great support for businesses. They’re also very friendly and approachable.” Work highlights Advised an individual in an appeal at the Employment Appeal Tribunal brought by Oxfordshire County Council, who appealed an Employment Tribunal judgment that the individual had been subjected to unlawful whistle-blowing detriments. Notable practitioners: Mark Emery (Band 3) has experience advising claimants and respondents on employment litigation, as well as working with businesses on general advisory matters. Sources say he “provides excellent advice and documentation.” Lauren Harkin (Associate to watch) is known among her clients for her “excellent understanding of employment law.” She is experienced in defending Employment Tribunal proceedings involving all aspects of discrimination. Malcolm Gregory is a Recognised Practitioner.” Chambers 2017 Thames Valley

Richard White (Band 2) of Royds Withy King “has been superb in his approach, exceedingly knowledgeable and really understands business,” according to one client. He regularly advises employers on matters such as redundancies, discrimination cases and business transfers.” Chambers 2017 South West

“At Royds Withy King, department head Malcolm Gregory handles employee shareholder schemes, restructuring, pension cap applications and TUPE matters, while Richard White predominantly acts for employers and has strength in tribunal claims.” Legal 500 2016 South West

“Royds Withy King’s highlights included successfully representing an in-house solicitor in a disability discrimination and unfair dismissal claim against a former employer. Practice head Malcolm Gregory is recommended alongside tribunal and mediation expert Mark Emery.” Legal 500 2016 South East


Contact us to find out how an experienced Royds Withy King employment solicitor can make all the difference.

Once again thank you for your efficient and professional services
Graham Taylor

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