You may have a grievance against your employer that you wish to pursue. For example, unpaid bonuses, deductions from pay, allegations of discrimination etc. These can be very valid claims worth pursuing but absolutely not before seeking expert employment law advice. If you believe you have a valid claim against your employer, Manak Solicitors are here to talk you through your grievance, answer any questions and guide you through any potential strategies moving forward.
We will be honest and transparent about your claim and will aim to make any further negotiations or action settled quickly and efficiently. This page will outline the different types of employment claim that we often see as well as information about moving forward with potential action.
Constructive dismissal refers to when an employer has acted in breach of contract and an employee has resigned as a result. This covers a multitude of situations, commonly in the form of discrimination or harassment.
If you believe that you have been forced out of your position in an act of constructive dismissal, Manak Solicitors are here to help you make sense your situation and advise you on how best to proceed with regard to resigning from a robust legal position.
Wrongful dismissal usually refers to when an employer removes an employee from their position without notice and in breach of contract. If your employment has been terminated without valid and legal reasoning, we will assess your position and give a transparent opinion on how strong your claim is.
It doesn’t matter how large or powerful you believe your employer to be; if you believe that you have been wrongfully dismissed from your position, our team of experienced employment solicitors will assess your claim and advise you on your best next steps. From assessment to potential employment tribunals, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
Discrimination claims can be made for many different situations and there are a plethora of reasons why you may want to bring a discrimination claim. These include but are not limited to:
- Level of treatment, i.e. lower pay than colleagues, harassment, demotion, refusal of flexible working without a valid reason
- Failure of the employer to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace
Discrimination in the workplace can look like many things. Common areas in which people can be discriminated against include:
- Sexual orientation
- Religious beliefs
- Maternity/Paternity/Family situation
If you believe that you have been discriminated against in the workplace, Manak Solicitors is here to listen to your grievance, give you a full and frank assessment of the validity of the claim and likely outcome of any further action, as well as full legal support throughout any future proceedings.
Alternatives To Employment Tribunals
Employment tribunals are a stressful and often expensive course of action when filing an employment claim and you may want to settle your issue another way. Our expert team of employment lawyers have seen every kind of employment claim from start to finish and can advise you on whether or not a better alternative is possible, potentially saving you money on legal fees as well as time and emotional resource.
Bringing Your Claim To An Employment Tribunal
If you do decide to proceed with a claim, Manak Solicitors will advise you throughout the entire tribunal process. From planning, assessing costs vs benefits through to the tribunal outcome, we can support you with:
- Advising you on strategies
- Advising on potential damages
- Claim drafting
- Evidence gathering
- Witness preparation
- Counsel briefing
- Potential settlement negotiation
- Dealing with appeals