Employment Lawyer Directory – Find the Best UK Employment Solicitors

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find-best-employment-lawyer-ukThe following are some of the UK’s leading employment lawyer directory, as determined by Chambers and other legal sources.

Find the Best Employment Law Solicitors for You

Below you’ll find firms that have specialist employment law solicitors who can act for you in respect of your employment law issue(s), whether raising an action as an employee, defending an action as an employer, or improving HR practices within your business. The first section below covers many global law firms that offer the most comprehensive and specialised employment law services; and the second includes various local UK firms.

Top Employment Law Firms for Businesses & Executives – England, Wales, Scotland, NI

  • Allen & Overy – Global Law Firm; “We are at the forefront of industry debate and market practice and supplement our expertise with critical sector knowledge, to find the right solution.”
  • Baker & McKenzie – Global Law Firm; “We are a pre-eminent employment practice and work with our clients on the full range of domestic and international employment issues. “
  • Herbert Smith Freehills – Global Law Firm; “With our global network of offices and specialist expertise on all legal matters impacting on the employment relationship, we are ideally positioned to assist employers in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.”
  • Cavendish Employment Law –  London Employment Law Practice – “We specialise in handling complex and high-value claims on behalf of directors, executives, senior management and senior employees, particularly in the financial industry.”
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP – Global Law Firm; “We are one of the few firms who can offer a truly integrated employment practice.”
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP – Global Law Firm; “We invest time learning about our clients’ HR needs and provide advice that ranges from day-to-day HR issues through to complex UK and cross-border matters.”
  • Clifford Chance LLP – Global Law Firm; “Our experienced employment, incentives and pensions specialists work with clients from a wide range of sectors to address local and cross-border issues.”
  • Dechert LLP – Global Law Firm; “Dechert’s labor and employment team has the ability to provide rapid, integrated solutions to any employment, benefits or labor matter.”
  • DLA Piper LLP – Global Law Firm; “Whether you need assistance with acquisitions, outsourcings, expansions or reductions-in-force, local or international employee relations, data privacy or data protection, local, cross-border or collective litigation, local or multi-jurisdictional compliance and risk management, we have the experience and we can help.”
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP – Global Law Firm; “Our lawyers have experience in setting up pension schemes, restructuring pension arrangements, merging and winding-up schemes, and pensions disputes.”
  • Lewis Silkin LLP – Global Law Firm; “Lewis Silkin’s employment and immigration practice offers an unrivalled service supporting many of the world’s leading businesses on their HR and employment law needs domestically and internationally.”
  • Mayer Brown International LLP – Global Law Firm; “Our presence in the largest national economies in Europe bolsters the reach of our European employment and labor lawyers”
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP – Global Law Firm; “provides a complete service dealing with all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruitment to retirement, including cross border human resources and immigration issues.”
  • Charles Russell Speechlys0 – Global Law Firm; “Our expertise includes risk management, drafting all forms of employment documentation, dismissals and grievances, all aspects of equal opportunities/diversity, corporate governance and regulatory issues”
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP – Global Law Firm; “At the same time as managing the most complex and partner intensive strategic issues we handle high volumes of straightforward tribunal claims.”
  • Eversheds LLP; Global Law Firm; “We have genuine specialists in even the most unusual aspects of employment law and have clients in nearly all sectors.”
  • Hogan Lovells;  Global Law Firm; “Hogan Lovells’ Global Employment Law team draws on years of experience in advising employers about issues surrounding employment. “
  • Linklaters;  Global Law Firm; “Our pre-eminent Employment & Incentives practice is one of the strongest and most innovative players on the global field”
  • McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP;  Global Law Firm; “McDermott Will & Emery is a pioneer in the field of employee benefits. We have been advising clients on a variety of employee benefits and executive compensation matters for more than 70 years.”
  • Stephenson Harwood LLP;  Global Law Firm; “We design and roll out HR policies, review executive pay, co-ordinate employment cost-cutting exercises and advise on contentious employment issues. “
  • Bird & Bird; Global Law Firm; “Our aim is to help you manage risk effectively, implement change and capitalise on key business opportunities by providing accurate and unrivalled commercially focused advice.”
  • Clyde & Co LLP;  Global Law Firm; “Handling all employment law work across the UK for a global cosmetics company operating under many brands, including providing guidance on how to treat employees who were approaching, or had reached, 65 when the legislation relating to default retirement ages ceased to have effect.”
  • CMS;  Global Law Firm; “We have particular expertise in dealing with senior executive issues and collective matters such as redundancies, integration, TUPE and trade unions. “
  • Farrer & Co LLP;  Global Law Firm; “We offer pragmatic and tailored solutions to our clients, adding value beyond pure employment law expertise.”
  • Mishcon de Reya LLP;  Global Law Firm; “navigating the minefield of employment law can be daunting and getting it wrong can have serious repercussions.”
  • Slaughter & May;  Global Law Firm; “We provide our clients with practical responses to the raft of new legislation, case law and regulatory changes.”
  • Taylor Wessing LLP; Global Law Firm; “Employment and pensions issues are often the most delicate and important a company has to face.”
  • Travers Smith LLP;  Global Law Firm; “By working closely with our clients we can then tailor this knowledge to fit with their particular HR strategies, policies and culture.”
  • King & Wood Mallesons;  Global Law Firm; “Our expertise covers the full range of sensitive personnel issues including dismissal, protecting confidentiality, employment tribunals and team moves. “

Other Employment Law Firms to Consider

The following employment law firms are also worth considering. Note that having a local specialist employment law solicitor may be better for you than having a national or global one:-

  • EY Law;  Global Law Firm; “Our Employment Law teams support clients throughout the evolution of their businesses, providing advice across every stage of growth, and helping them to manage the people-related legal aspects of restructuring, mergers and takeovers.”
  • Osborne Clarke; Global Law Firm; “Our international employment lawyers work together closely  to spot trends in case law globally and advise clients on a transnational basis”
  • Squire Patton Boggs; Global Law Firm; “With a global footprint, we can service your labor and employment advice needs wherever your operations may be, and whatever your line of business.”
  • Slater & Gordon; UK, Australia; “Slater and Gordon Lawyers are the No. 1 ranked employment law firm for individuals in Chambers & Partners 2014.”
  • Doyle Clayton Solicitors Limited; London, Mayfair, Canary Wharf and Reading, UK; “the UK’s largest firm of employment solicitors with offices in the City of London, Mayfair, Canary Wharf and Reading and clients nationwide.”
  • Curzon Green: “has a wealth of practical experience helping employers, LLPs, charities, senior employees, partners and others resolve their toughest work challenges.”
  • Damian McCarthy Employment Law London, UK; “Choosing a good employment lawyer is tough. There are too many firms to choose from and they all claim to be specialists.”
  • Kalra Legal Group; Slough, Reading, London: “Employment lawyers & HR advisers for businesses and employees”
  • Nicholas Moore UK; “One of our team of specialist employment lawyers will work closely with you to solve such issues quickly, cost effectively and in line with your business objectives. “
  • Gordon Turner; London, Reading, Birmingham, Manchester & Preston, UK; “With significant experience and a proven track record, and excellent contacts, we pride ourselves in prompt and creative outcomes. Over 95% of our cases settle”
  • Loch Employment Law Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, London; “A personalised, flexible approach with a wealth of experience”
  • Landau Law London; “We are pleased to offer initial free employment law advice on your employment enquiry”

You can also read more of our guides to employment law here or ask a legal question here. Think your firm deserves to be included on this list too? Email us.

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