The employment barristers at Liverpool Civil Law receive instructions to act and advise both in non-contentious and contentious employment matters.

Our barristers advise on and draft contracts of employment/service, contracts for service, restrictive covenants, severance agreements, termination agreements and compromise agreements. They also advise on and draft disciplinary and grievance policies and procedures together with a whole range of other internal employment policy and procedural documents to meet the needs of all categories and size of employer client.

Our experienced barristers will accept instructions to appear before the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal, and all divisions of the High Court on all aspects of employment law and equality matters.

Their expertise in employment work includes claims involving: wrongful and unfair dismissal, redundancy, restrictive covenants including non-solicitation and non-competition, trade secrets, whistle-blowing, discrimination issues including disability, sex and race and harassment and transfer of undertakings issues. Our barristers accept instructions from both employers and employee litigants.

The barristers at Liverpool Civil Law are also Direct Access registered which enables them to receive instructions directly from either employers or  employee clients where appropriate without the need for instructing solicitors.

As a result of the breadth and depth of experience possessed by the employment law barristers at Liverpool Civil Law in all aspects of employment law they are able to act both in an advisory capacity and as advocates before the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal or the High Court on the following aspects of employment law:-

  • Breach of contract
  • Confidential information
  • Contracts of employment/service
  • Contracts for service
  • Disciplinary and Grievance Policies and Procedures
  • Severance Agreements
  • Termination Agreements
  • Compromise Agreements
  • Discrimination (all aspects)
  • Equal pay issues
  • Harassment
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act matters
  • Redundancy
  • Restrictive covenant matters
  • Injunctions
  • Working time issues
  • Tribunal practice and procedure
  • Transfer of Undertakings matters (TUPE)
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Victimisation
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Work-related stress claims