Employment Law

Experienced employment law solicitors

Our team of specialist employment law solicitors are on hand to provide you with honest, straightforward and expert employment law legal advice. Whether you are in need of advice on how to manage redundancies, or you need guidance on drafting up contracts of employment, our law services are here to help. We are specialists in advising on employment law related matters relevant to your business. Our experienced solicitors are able to provide a full range of services in relation to both advisory work and court/tribunal work across Surrey. No matter what your situation may be, our team of solicitors will help you find the right  legal solution. 

Our business employment law solicitors 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

Our knowledgeable team of employment law solicitors 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.

As your dedicated team of solicitors, 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, maintains a good ongoing relationship with your employee. 

To speak to a specialist employment law solicitor who can help with your business’ employment law issue, please call us on 01483 887766, email info@hartbrown.co.uk or start a live chat today.

Read our helpful GDPR guide for employers here, written by Hart Brown’s employment expert Jane Cosby.

Who to contact

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

Jane Crosby

Jane is a Partner based in the Guildford office and she is also Head of the Dispute Resolution team here at Hart Brown. Jane specialises in employment Law and commercial litigation and brings more than 15 years' experience to her role.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Jane was employed in the aviation industry. This experience is appreciated by many of Jane's clients who note that she is able to take a commercial and pragmatic approach to any legal issue that they face.

Jane acts for a wide range of individuals and businesses and her areas of specialism include aviation, property related industries and IT. Jane regularly advises on aspects of employment law, such as settlement agreements, employment contracts, policies and procedures, redundancies, equal pay, data protection, issues arising from TUPE and reorganisations, the calculation of holiday pay, bonus and commission payments, disciplinary and grievance issues, dismissal and termination issues, the protection of confidential information and the enforcement of restrictive covenants. Jane gets involved in GDPR training for her clients and she is able to deliver tailored employment law training sessions upon request.

As a commercial litigation lawyer, Jane also deals in shareholder and directors disputes, commercial contract disputes and the enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Jane has been involved in successful high value commercial litigation for clients in the High Courts, she is an accredited mediator and she is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Jane is often asked to write for a number of well known publications, including The Daily Mail, The Telegraph and The Week and she has been interviewed on BBC Radio 4.

Here is small selection of the feedback that Jane has received:

“Jane, I cannot sincerely thank you enough for your wise counsel and am delighted to have made your acquaintance. If I am blessed with a new position somewhere I will hand over my contract in the first instance to you. Likewise, any of my friends, peers, romans and countrymen wanting advice, I will point them in your direction.”

“Jane, you have been most resilient on my behalf for which I sincerely thank you for all your endeavours. I have a tremendous working relationship with Hart Brown and you have undoubtedly compounded this further."

“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”.

    Morag Lewis

    Paralegal, Dispute Resolution

    Paralegal, Dispute Resolution

    Morag Lewis

    Morag joined Hart Brown in December 2018 as a Paralegal in the Dispute Resolution Department based in Guildford and is currently doing her CILEx exams with a view to progressing her career as a Chartered Legal Executive.

    Morag currently assists the Partners and Solicitors with their varied caseloads and she has acquired considerable experience in advising and assisting clients across a wide range of disputes, including land law, contractual disputes, employment, debt recovery and contentious probate matters, both in the High Court and County Court.

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