Employment Law

Our expert employment lawyers and solicitors.


We are specialists in advising on employment law related matters relevant to your business. We provide a full range of employment law services in relation both to advisory work and court/tribunal work.

We act on behalf of employers in a wide range of industry sectors providing essential advice in connection with:

• Recruiting new staff;
• Drafting contracts of employment and service agreements;
• Advising on performance or conduct related issues;
• Managing redundancies and business transfers:
• Protecting your business when a key employee leaves

We can help avoid unnecessary problems by ensuring that the correct procedures are used.

We are highly experienced in acting on behalf of employers in tribunal proceedings, having successfully defended claims for unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal and a number of complex discrimination claims.

We will not only guide you to the best possible commercial solution for your business but also find a solution that, where possible and if it is important to you, which maintains a good ongoing relationship with your employee.

To speak to someone who can help with your business’s employment issues call, email or request a call back from a specialist employment lawyer.

To find out more about our services, visit the menu on the right or take a look at our Employee and Employer booklets.

who to contact


Jane Crosby

Partner, Dispute Resolution

Partner, Dispute Resolution

Jane Crosby

Jane specialises in commercial litigation and employment law acting for both employers and employees in both contentious and non-contentious matters. She has also over recent years carved out something of a niche in the field of mobile homes legislation acting for an owner with a number of sites.

Having studied geography at University College London Jane worked for a number of years in the aviation industry which has given her a real insight into the challenges faced by most businesses. Jane qualified as a Solicitor in 2004 before joining Hart Brown in 2011 and becoming a Partner in July 2018. Not only is Jane our specialist in employment law but she is also a prolific blogger within Hart Brown. You can find many of her articles on the 'News' section of the website.

Jane often receives praise from her clients:

“I appreciated the clarity of advice given at a stressful time”.

“A sensitive and highly professional approach and efficient work in the interests of the client”.

“Your advice, conduct and assistance have been indeed outstanding and very professional but also – and most importantly – very humane”.

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