Employment

Becket Chambers’ Employment team regularly represent employees and employers in tribunals and courts in all types of employment and employment-related matters including discrimination, disability and unfair dismissal for reasons ranging from pregnancy to injury to alleged criminal behaviour, TUPE transfers, constructive dismissal, maternity regulations and redundancy.

Our Barristers regularly represent employers and employees at Employment Tribunals across the South East.

Advisory service

We can also work with you in an advisory capacity. Members of the Employment team are available to attend round-table meetings, and will give you honest and pragmatic advice on the merits of your claim. We aim for our advice to help you at an early enough stage to avoid litigation. If a case does proceed, we can advise you on the evidence you’ll need to get to support your position, and work with you to help you achieve a suitable compromise settlement.

Our expertise

Our expertise includes:

  • Discrimination (sex, race, disability and age-related)
  • Employment-related human rights
  • Equal Pay
  • European Community Law
  • Injunctive relief
  • Parental rights
  • Redundancy
  • Restraint of trade and breach of confidence
  • Trade union law and industrial relations
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal.

We can also advise you on drafting contracts of employment, handbooks and compromise agreements.