We are committed to protecting your rights. Our team of expert and highly skilled employment solicitors are experienced in advising individuals on work related legal issues including contracts and pay matters, restrictive covenants, confidentiality agreements, discrimination, employment tribunal claims, workplace grievances, settlement agreements and exit strategies.
Our client base is varied but the majority are senior managers, directors and/or professionals where the pay packages, shares and benefits or restrictive covenants can be significant.
It is important to ensure our clients feel at ease with us. We will advise you in a clear and straightforward way to achieve the best result for you.
We advise on all aspects of employment law including:
Working to bring health and wellbeing in the workplace to the top of the agenda in 2017
Leading law firm and HR specialists join forces to help bring health and wellbeing in the workplace to the top of the agenda in 2017 Read more12/09/16
Leading South East law firms launch collaborative employment law service
A group of South East law firms are thrilled to announce the launch of a new legal services initiative, Collaborative Employment Law (‘CEL’), on 12 September. Read more18/09/15
Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards
Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more16/09/15
Changes to payments for work travel – Are you affected?
A decision last week indicated that where individuals do not have a fixed place of work and travel to customers or clients, their travel time counts as part of their working day. Read more29/07/15
Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market
Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more15/06/15
Maidstone-based Watson Nevill solicitors joins Brachers
Brachers announces it has acquired Maidstone-based solicitors Watson Nevill, introducing new members across the commercial property and family teams. Read more
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Government responds to consultation on reforming the Employment Tribunal system
The government has published its response to the consultation on reforming the Employment Tribunal system this week. Read more13/02/17
Employment Knowledge Hub Programme of Events - Spring 2017
Keep on top of the latest employment law changes and developments with our essential interactive seminars, discussion groups, workshops and training sessions for employers and HR professionals. Read more07/02/17
Time off work to attend religious festivals – Discrimination or not?
The case in point is Gareddu v London Underground Ltd. Read more13/01/17
British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey for Q4 2016 shows sustained uptick
The BCC has published its Quarterly Economic Survey. Read more11/01/17
Employers are urged to put mental health high on their agenda in 2017
We are urging employers to put mental health high on their agenda, along with our associated HR consultancy, Kent HR, which specialise in employment and HR matters and are co-sponsors of the 2017 Wellbeing Symposium. Read more06/01/17
What is on the horizon for employment law in 2017 and how can employers prepare?
2016 saw a lot of press coverage on the Uber decision which held that two of Uber’s drivers were ‘workers’, meaning that they had certain entitlements including the right to paid holiday and the right to receive the national minimum wage. Read more