Our Employment & HR Support Service offers cost-effective access to high level expertise from specialist employment law solicitors
‘The service levels of the employment law team at Royds Withy King are second to none’
The nature of employment law is that you will often need timely advice that takes account of the commercial needs of your business. We take the time to understand your business so that we provide the advice in the way that you want. A ‘one size fits all’ approach is not advisable.
Employment law specialists at your fingertips
The benefits of using our annual Employment & HR Support Service include:
- Avoiding employment tribunals by promoting a ‘check first’ culture among business owners and senior managers
- Fast, responsive advice to enable you to deal with urgent matters straight away.
- Advice that provides you with a practical, commercial solution, not a list of options for you to choose from
- Enabling you to budget for your legal spend in advance.
“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