RM Legal has specialist lawyers who can advise you on a range of employment matters. Our employment lawyers can advise you regardless of whether you are an employee or an employer. RM Legal provides pragmatic, cost effective advice. Our advice is clear, jargon free and commercially astute focused entirely on helping you achieve your targets.

Whilst we are experienced litigators and frequently represent clients in the courts and tribunals, we also provide specialist assistance in resolving matters via alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and/or without prejudice meetings.

Following Employment Services are provided:

  • Advice on Employment Contracts
  • Bullying In The Workplace
  • Constructive Unfair Dismissal
  • Disciplinary Procedures
  • Flexible Working
  • Racial Discrimination
  • Sickness / Absence
  • TUPE Regulations
  • Victimisation
  • Grievances
  • Health & Safety
  • Paternity Rights
  • Part-time Workers
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Breach of Contract
  • Advice on Compromise Agreements
  • Data Protection
  • Discrimination in workplace
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Stress At Work
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Whistleblowing
  • Holiday Entitlement
  • Maternity Rights
  • Parental Leave
  • Redundancy
  • Work Time Regulation

We may be able to deal with your matter on a “No win no fee” [Contingency Fee Agreement] basis subject to review of your case.

No Win No Fee [contingency fee agreement]

We shall review your matter and if you have prospects of over 50% of successfully winning your claim then we may be able to deal with your matter on a contingency fee agreement [No Win No Fee]. This is likely to mean that we shall deduct 30%-35% inclusive of VAT from the recovery of your damages which you would recover from your Employer after the Employment Tribunal hearing or settlement of the claim. You will not be responsible to pay us our fees if you are unsuccessful in your claim however you will be responsible for your expenses such as barristers fees and/or any proposed Tribunal fees.

Legal Expenses Insurance

If you have a legal expenses insurance policy under your home insurance or motor insurance policy then this may cover your legal expenses for your matter. Please let us know us know the details of your legal expenses insurance if you have one.

Fixed Fee Tribunal

If we are unable to deal with your case on a no win no fee basis then you need to pay our fees in advance as a retainer. We shall charge a fixed fee of £1,750 plus VAT and travelling expenses for a day hearing at the Tribunal [usually for Redundancy and unfair dismissal cases]. You may in addition be responsible for Counsel’s [ A Barrister’s] fixed fee for the presentation of the Hearing which will be notified to you prior to the Hearing date. This fixed fee may vary subject to the complexity nature of your case.

One off Advice

We can provide you with one off verbal advice in conference for a fixed fee of £250 plus VAT [Up to one and half hours] regarding your employment rights and grievance procedure etc. Additional costs will be charged for written advice.

Constant Advice

If you require constant assistance regarding your grievance or disciplinary procedure then we can advice you via email or over the telephone [limited to 5 hours for a period of 2 months from your initial enquiry] for a fixed fee of £800 plus VAT. This excludes writing/drafting letters on your behalf.

If you are looking for an Employment lawyer then our staff will be pleased to assist you and advise you on what your next course of action should be.

If you wish to make an enquiry about Employment law, please contact our dedicated litigation team via our enquiry form and someone will contact you to discuss your claim.

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Paul Brook

Associate Solicitor

Paul Brook is an Associate Solicitor in the firm’s Litigation & Employment practice group. He specialises in all aspects of civil and commercial litigation, Employment & Personal Injury group.

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Mark Pugh

Litigation Executive

Mark Pugh is a litigation executive in the firm’s Litigation, Employment, Insolvency & Shipping/Admiralty practice group. He specialises in all aspects of civil and commercial litigation....