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Employment Advice

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:

Fact Sheets

Collaborative Employment Law (‘CEL’)

An introduction to CEL, what it is, what the benefits are and how it works. Read more

 

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News & Events
06/01/17

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 more

12/09/16

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 more

18/09/15

Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards

Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more

16/09/15

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 more

29/07/15

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 more

15/06/15

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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Meet the Team

Louise Brenlund | Associate

T: 01622 776405 | Email Louise

Abigail Brightwell | Solicitor

T: 01622 655281 | Email Abigail

Catherine Daw | Partner

T: 01622 655291 | Email Catherine

Michelle Perry | HR Director

T: 01622 776455 | Email Michelle

Rachael Russell | Solicitor

T: 01622 680417 | Email Rachael

Colin Smith | Partner

T: 01622 776451 | Email Colin

Alistair Wickham | Trainee

T: 01622 776516 | Email Alistair

Sarah Wimsett | Solicitor

T: 01622 776466 | Email Sarah

Joanna Worby | Managing Partner

T: 01622 680414 | Email Joanna

 

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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles
24/02/17

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 more

13/02/17

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 more

07/02/17

Time off work to attend religious festivals – Discrimination or not?

The case in point is Gareddu v London Underground Ltd. Read more

13/01/17

British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey for Q4 2016 shows sustained uptick

The BCC has published its Quarterly Economic Survey. Read more

11/01/17

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 more

06/01/17

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

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Key Contact

Catherine Daw

Partner

T: 01622 655291

Email Catherine

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