There are many reasons that all employees could benefit from hiring an employment law solicitor, whether it be to negotiate your employment contract or act as a legal representative on your behalf in grievance hearings and employment tribunals. Here are some reasons in more detail as to why it might be beneficial for you to hire an employment law solicitor.
If you think you might have a claim for unfair dismissal because let’s say you have been made redundant and you don’t believe that your employed followed the correct the procedures. If this is true then you may have a claim. In some situations employers try to use the term ‘redundancy’ to dismiss you for other reasons relating to your employment. An employment law solicitor can provide you with sound legal advice and advise you as to whether you might have a claim for unfair dismissal. There is a short time period in which you are able to put forward a claim so contact an employment law solicitor as soon as possible.
Wrongful dismissal is slightly different to unfair dismissal as in this situation your employment has breached the terms of your employment contract. The most common breach of an employee contract is not taking the notice period into consideration when terminating your employment. An employment law solicitor will be able to carefully look over your contract and provide some advice on putting forward an application for wrongful dismissal.
If your employer has lawfully made you redundant you should be entitled to statutory redundancy pay, but the amount will vary depending on how much you were paid whilst you were employed and the number of years you have worked. Sometimes employers fail to pay statutory redundancy pay. By hiring an employment law solicitor you will be able to put an application forward to an employment tribunal who might hear your case and reward compensation.
These are just a few of the numerous situations that an employment law solicitor can help you in, but there are countless more. If you find yourself in a sticky situation with work it is often best to seek legal advice from an experienced solicitor. Employment Solicitor provides access to highly qualified legal representatives who may be able to help you win your case.