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Healys’ Employment Team have a strong reputation, providing businesses with top level, pragmatic, strategic and commercial advice – whatever your needs. Technical excellence and a deep knowledge of people management is a given.

We recognise that the management of people issues captures more than just knowledge of employment law, and we work closely with our clients to seamlessly manage any issues that arise in the workplace. Our clients range across many public and private sectors, including financial services, care, retail, construction, and recruitment. We work with businesses of all sizes, including large corporations and SMEs.

We also have an excellent track record of acting for individuals, particularly those working in financial services, but also people employed or otherwise engaged at a senior level in many other business sectors. We have a genuine understanding of issues that impact on HR professionals.

Supporting Employers & HR

  • Employment law advice and practical guidance for businesses
  • Business protection and restrictions
  • TUPE and its application to outsourcing, and the sale and acquisition of businesses
  • Restructuring
  • Workplace data privacy
  • Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation
  • Employment law training
  • Investigations
  • Workplace mediation
  • Reputation management and audits

Supporting Individuals

  • Protecting individuals’ reputations
  • Advising on employment contracts and negotiation before joining a new employer
  • Concluding and advising on settlement agreements
  • Advising on post-termination restrictions in employment contracts and share plans
  • Advising on grievance and disciplinary matters to protect and preserve individuals’ interests
  • Fighting claims of bullying and harassment
  • Supporting individuals suffering from stress at work
  • Pursuing complaints of unfair dismissal, discrimination, and breach of contract

International Advice

  • Support to overseas businesses with interests in the UK
  • Employment support to law firms for international clients

Keeping you up to date

Healys provides regular information and updates about employment law – including:

  • Our employment newsletter
  • Analysis of employment law issues on the Healys website
  • One-off email alerts on important developments
  • Our employment law tweets
  • A programme of workshops and breakfast update
Call Us Today
Call our London office on 020 7822 4000 or our Brighton office on 01273 685 888. You can also contact us online.
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