Your people are one of your greatest business assets, and you want to support them in the right way. You also want to protect your business, and avoid any unnecessary employee disputes.
We’re your behind-the-scenes legal support system, working alongside your HR team to help you walk that line and keep you on the right side of employment law. We’ll help you make sure employee-related decisions are legally compliant, commercially sound and in-line with your business goals.
Because we don’t do corporate nonsense, we can also help you knock the legal jargon out of employee contracts, handbooks and policies, and turn them into plain-speaking, accessible and even quirky documents that your people actually read.
Employee share schemes, bonus schemes and ownership models such as employee ownership trusts (EOTs) help you keep and attract the best people. Together we can explore your options, structure a new incentive or review the ones you already have in place.
We can also guide you through due diligence with your existing employee benefits if a company sale is on the cards.
Dealing with employee-related disagreements can feel tough but with us you’re in safe hands. We can help you handle disputes, disciplinaries and grievances, and if you do find yourself facing a tribunal, our skilled solicitors will guide you through the process and help you achieve the best outcome.
If you’re looking for support as an employee we offer fuss free, friendly advice on workplace issues and settlement agreements. We also specialise in negotiating senior level exits, working closely with our colleagues in the corporate team to help you transition smoothly and manage aspects such as your shareholder rights.
Our fees are straightforward and we offer capped charges should you decide to bring us on board.
“The team gave logical and well thought through advice when I needed it, produced timely and appropriate documentation and worked hard to make sure I was able meet pressing deadlines.”
Before you press send on a management email about an employee, stop and think to yourself, would I be happy for the employee to read this? Data subject access requests (known as DSARs or SARs) are frequently the first course of action for disgruntled employees contemplating grievances or employment tribunal proceedings. As an employer, it […]
Luke joined Murrell Associates in November 2022 having previously worked for Nalders for 7 years, where he specialised in both corporate and employment law. Luke qualified as a Solicitor in September 2019 having completed a Law Degree, the Legal Practice Certificate and Professional Skills Course at the University of the West of England in Bristol.
(By an employment lawyer returning to work following maternity leave). I know my rights (of course I do), and I’ve done this before, but still the prospect of returning to work following a year of maternity leave filled me with apprehension.