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Employment Rights

Employment Rights

Employment Solicitors – Morrish’s Employment Rights Team has built a formidable reputation for representing its clients with tenacity, imagination and skill.   The team works for individuals, unions, associations, professional bodies and their members across the UK. This broad experience provides us with a wider and deeper level of understanding of employment legislation and how to apply it across various industries, and in both public and private sectors. Our expertise in employment law and litigation is second to none.

In addition to representation in the Employment Tribunals and Courts we also assist individuals whilst in employment, helping with problems at work, advising on contracts of employment, internal disciplinary/grievance procedures, helping to negotiate severance packages, ACAS early conciliation and also in regulatory disciplinary processes and hearings.

We will help you tackle any difficulties you are experiencing at work. We will carefully explain to you what is involved to ensure you are given the best advice and support from your initial contact with us to a successful resolution.

We also provide specialist legal assistance to executives and professionals in respect of employment issues, such as contract issues, restrictive covenants, director’s duties, pay and benefits.

Examples of the areas of employment law that our team of Leeds employment solicitors regularly advise on are:

We can advise on different sources of funding for legal representation; a ‘no win, no fee’ arrangement may be available, alternatively legal expense insurance, capped or fixed price fees.

Employment law is a complex practice. This is why our Employment Rights Team comprises of qualified Solicitors dedicated to pursuing employment issues in the courts and tribunals, ensuring your case with us is handled with the highest level of expertise.

We act for individuals across the UK.

For every case and every client we assist, we want to make sure we that you get the best representation you can. We will provide you with clear, straightforward and professional advice.

Our experience in this field includes representing individuals in important reported cases such as New Southern Railway v Quinn [2006] ICR 761 at the EAT, concerning sex and maternity discrimination, Optare Group Ltd v TGWU [2007] IRLR 931 at the EAT, concerning collective redundancies, Shah v First West Yorkshire Limited ET/1809311/09, one of the earliest decisions on Working Time Regulations 1998 (holiday pay during sickness absence),  Wilsons Solicitors v Johnsons and others [UKEAT051510] at the EAT concerning costs and Leeds City Council v Woodhouse [2010 EWCA Civ 410], race discrimination and victimisation, at the Court of Appeal.

If you need an employment law expert please telephone 033 3344 9603 and ask to speak to:

Paul Scholey

David Sorensen

Toni Haynes

Daniel Kindell


or complete our online claim form and one of our employment solicitors in Leeds will get back to you within 24 hours.


For further information, please take a look at our employment factsheets:


We have also published a book through iTunes - 'Constructive Criticism' - Our expert employment rights solicitor, Paul Scholey, examines what constructive dismissal claims are REALLY about, explaining the common pitfalls for claimants in this straight-talking, easy to understand guide. To view or purchase the book, click here.

Visit our employment rights blog and employment rights newsletter.


Client Testimonials

"I would like to thank Daniel Kindell for his hard work on the settlement of my claim.  He explained in laymans terms and was willing to anwer any of my questions at any time."

Mr Sullivan

"Your staff are very professional, knowledgeable and experienced. I can't speak highly enough of David's totally wonderful attitude."

Ms Johnson

"David Sorensen dealt with my case professionally, was great at keeping me up-to-date and was a pleasure to correspond with."

Ms Walsh - GMB Member

Having had our case for the Protection Award against Bezier finalised I just wanted to take time to say a big thankyou to you and everyone at Morrish who has been involved in fighting our corner over the past year.

It has been a long and arduous 12 months for myself and many of my former colleagues who you have helped, and these payments I am sure have been gratefully recieved all round.

So, thankyou for your hard work in getting the result we all wanted, and indeed needed, you have been a pleasure to have been connected with, very approachable, friendly and informative at all times.  I would not hesitate to utilise your services again should I ever need to in future, and I am confident that goes for many of the other people you have assisted with our case.

Once again, a big thankyou from me personally.

Mr Hallett

I want to express our appreciation to you for the exceptional service we were privileged to receive. Your immediate response, particularly at such a late stage in the proceedings, your excellent, continuous sound advice and the accessibility you provided helped me considerably to deal with the whole experience.

Mrs Lambert

Toni at Morrish solicitors gave excellent and clear guidance initially and when Toni went on leave and Paul Scholey took over, the way he advised, supported, negotiated and guided me through the process was exceptional. In a difficult situation and one which I had never envisaged being in, it was made so much less painful with the help of Toni and Paul.

Mr Giles

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