Build confidence with employment law training
‘Staff training on day-to-day HR issues can equip your team with the initial skills needed for when a problem does arise’
Ensuring your staff feel more confident in dealing with employment law equips them to deal with issues in a practical, thorough and fair way. This not only saves time and cost, but also helps to avoid potential legal pitfalls. We can assist in this area with expert employment law training.
Specific and bespoke legal coaching sessions
We can provide your team with legal coaching on a wide variety of legal and HR topics including dealing with disciplinary and grievance issues, and how to conduct effective investigations and conducting performance management reviews – to name but a few.
We can also offer coaching sessions on improving your management team’s softer skills such as communication and leadership. Of course each business has its own individual issues, which is why we design bespoke employment law training sessions for your particular needs.
“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