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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 | Associate

T: 01622 655281 | Email Abigail

Catherine Daw | Partner

T: 01622 655291 | Email Catherine

Antonio Fletcher | Senior Associate

T: 01622 776516 | Email Antonio

Michelle Perry | HR Director

T: 01622 776455 | Email Michelle

Rachael Russell | Associate

T: 01622 680417 | Email Rachael

Colin Smith | Partner

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Signe Sparne | Trainee

T: 01622 776430 | Email Signe

Sarah Wimsett | Solicitor

T: 01622 776466 | Email Sarah

Joanna Worby | Managing Partner

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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles
07/11/17

What can employers do to better support employees with mental health at work?

On 26 October 2017, an independent review, “Thriving at Work”, was published by Stevenson and Farmer Read more

20/10/17

Keeping on top of staff sickness absences

As the winter season approaches, the level of staff absences often increases with colds and flu as generally the most commonly cited illness at work. Read more

09/10/17

Uber drivers’ and employment rights

Antonio Fletcher, Senior Associate in Brachers’ Employment law team appeared as a guest on KMTV’s business show, Chris & Co on Wednesday 27 September. Read more

09/10/17

GDPR - do you know what’s coming?

The biggest change to data protection and how businesses process personal data in 20 years is set to take place when the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018. Compliance with GDPR is not optional and so businesses, charities and public bodies are in a race against the clock to get ready for the changes. But are they ready for GDPR? Read more

09/10/17

Frequently asked questions on GDPR

What are my individual rights under GDPR? The GDPR provides you as an individual with a right to have easier access to data, a right to have greater information about your data and how it is processed, a right to restrict processing of data, a right to object to data use, a right to data portability between different services, a right to know when your personal data is hacked, a right to be forgotten and erased if you no longer want your data to be processed. Read more

26/09/17

Redundancy claim

This redundancy claim involved acting for a professional services business which purchased the business and assets of a competitor. Read more

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Key Contact

Catherine Daw

Partner

T: 01622 655291

Email Catherine

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