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Employment Law

Problems at work, however minor, have the potential to develop into grievances or legal disputes if not managed appropriately, efficiently or promptly.

At Descartes solicitors we understand that whether employer or employee, the success of any business or organisation is dependent on successful working relationships.


Our experienced lawyers can help Employees or Employers in respect of their rights and responsibilities including:

  • Recruitment and employment contracts
  • Working hours and flexible working
  • Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Pay
  • Sickness and sick pay
  • Holidays
  • Discrimination and Equality
  • Discipline and Grievance
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Employment Tribunal

We will assist by:

  • Obtaining the complete facts
  • collecting relevant documents
  • advising the best solutions
  • drafting any documents
  • submitting the application(s) to the relevant authority or Tribunal
  • Providing representation to the relevant authority or Tribunal
  • communicating with the relevant authority until a decision is made
  • advising about rights and entitlements following a decision
  • providing follow up support and services


DESCARTES SOLICITORS is recognised as one of the leading multi-practice firms in the UK. Our specialist Employment Law teams can be contacted on 0208 995 3556/0844 556 9901 or e-mailĀ