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Supporting Your Personal And Business Interests

Whether you’re running a business and managing employees or gainfully employed and concerned about your legal standing, Beeston Shenton’s leading team of employment experts are proud to offer professional advice and services. Providing an unbiased opinion on your situation and an unrivalled depth of knowledge, we’re here to ensure your interests are fully protected. Our legal team is fully versed in all aspects of employment law and here to assist you with everything from contractual disagreements to unfair dismissal and discrimination cases.

Empathetic Employment Law Services

Disputes, conflict and disagreements between employers and employees aren’t uncommon, but they are stressful, unsettling and upsetting. Even when the world of work is running smoothly, negotiating a new contract or changing the terms of an existing one can be difficult to navigate. Beeston Shenton’s team of highly experienced employment law specialists have been offering sound legal advice and an understanding ear to businesses and individuals for years.

Your Dedicated HR Legal Team

When you’re running a business, few things matter more to company continuity and productivity than your team. Yet whether you’re a small startup or an international conglomerate you likely don’t have an in-house legal team to guide you through the various pitfalls, problems, and precarious situations that arise when managing people. Beeston Shenton’s here to fill that void with a dedicated team of employment law solicitors to support you and your employees through new hires, negotiations and troubled times.

Employment Law For Individuals

Relationships between individuals and their employers are generally good, but there are always times when disputes arise, disagreements happen, and relationships, unfortunately, break down. Beeston Shenton is here to find you practical solutions to your workplace issues with a proactive approach to problem-solving. We don’t assume the answer to everything is a civil claims case or a trip to tribunal court, we offer dynamic solutions that begin with conflict resolution and mediation in an effort to resolve situations as swiftly and calmly as possible. If litigation is unavoidable we’re here every step of the way with a team of leading experts specialising in gaining the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Our Specialist Services

Whether you just landed your dream job or you’re struggling with an internal dispute within your company, we’re here with a range of professional services to support your legal needs…

If you feel like you had no option but to resign because of your employer’s conduct, you may have been a victim of unfair dismissal. Our specialist employment law team will be on your side so you can get the best outcome.

Everyone has the right to be treated fairly at work, but if you are discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, gender, gender reassignment, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief we are here to support you.

Experiencing belittling or threatening behaviour at work can have serious effects and it’s not always easy to know what to do about it. Our skilled employment law team has all of the expertise you need to make things right.

Bullying at work is a major issue that can make the daily lives of workers intolerable. We can help you through your employer’s grievance process or represent you at an employment tribunal, providing support to give you the best possible chance of success.

Our employment law team is adept at dealing with a range of contractual disputes, from disagreements over pay to grievances about hours of work. Whatever the status of your contract, we will be able to advise you.

We are here to check that employment contracts comply with all legal requirements, provide analysis on specific terms, review restrictive and non-compete covenants and give you concise advice about specific points – whether you are an employee or an employer.

Our Latest Thoughts On Employment Law…

Our team of experts have spent years forging relationships with local businesses and helping them, and the individuals working for them, to navigate the perils of employment. Take the pressure off your team and relax in the knowledge your legal needs are covered and you have specialists, fully versed in every aspect of employment law, taking care of your best interests. You can read up on all our latest insights…

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