Healys’ Employment solicitors are experts in their field and have a strong reputation for 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.
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16th September 2021
Maternity leave should be a period of joy and tranquillity but, all too often, it is marred by discrimination. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) decision showed, however, employers who treat new mothers unfavourably can expect to pay a high reputational and financial price. Continue reading »
6th September 2021
Care home owners were possibly the hardest hit of all by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) ruling showed, however, the crisis did not relieve them of their obligation to treat staff fairly. Continue reading »
23rd August 2021
No matter what shape or form a disability may take, employers are always required to take them seriously. An Employment Tribunal (ET) made that point in the case of a teaching assistant who suffered from a severe phobia of coming into contact with other people’s bodily fluids (A v B). Continue reading »
13th August 2021
A finding of race discrimination is always an extremely serious matter and that is why a rigorous approach to evidence and proof is required of Employment Tribunals (ETs). In one case, a healthcare support agency accused of subjecting a black worker to less favourable treatment succeeded in showing that that high standard was not met (Key Care Support Ltd v Johnson). Continue reading »
29th July 2021
Banter is one thing, but employers who turn a blind eye to workplaces descending into toxic arenas of discriminatory abuse can expect to reap a bitter harvest. That was certainly so in one case in which an Employment Tribunal (ET) ordered a company to pay substantial compensation to a gay former employee who was on the receiving end of a torrent of homophobic slurs. Continue reading »
22nd September 2021
A word out of place can lead to the sacrifice of valuable legal rights and that is why it is vital to seek professional advice the moment a potential dispute looms on the horizon. The point was made by the case of a couple who faced a challenge to their ownership of two plots of land adjoining their home. Continue reading »
21st September 2021
Healys Corporate Department recently worked with Bread Ahead, an artisan award winning bakery and baking school based in London.
Karen Lord, Partner & Head of the Corporate Department, and solicitor Charlie Pattihis worked with Matt Jones of Bread Ahead to launch the franchise and joint venture arrangement with a large family-run company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The deal involved negotiating a detailed development joint venture agreement and supporting franchise and commercial agreements. Continue reading »
In this 4th edition of the Board Minute we catch up with Nic Tiong, Partner & Head of Asia Pacific. Nic qualified as a solicitor in 2015, having previously obtained a BSc Honours in Business Management from the University of Surrey, and an LLB Honours from the University of Law. Within 6 years, he was promoted to a Partner and leads the Asia Pacific desk. Continue reading »
20th September 2021
When it comes to combating the modern scourge of unsolicited direct marketing calls, the law is not resting on its laurels. In one case, a claims management company that was responsible for millions of such calls received a six-figure financial penalty. Continue reading »