Employment Discrimination Solicitors

Dealing with issues promptly and efficiently.


We offer specialist advice and assistance to employers in all areas of employment related discrimination.

Discrimination is one of the fastest changing areas of employment law affecting all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment, training opportunities, promotion, pay and dismissal.

Employers need to be careful that they do not discriminate in particular against those who may have a protected characteristic such as disability, age, sex, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

You should always deal with discrimination issues promptly as getting it wrong can be costly both financially (because awards of damages in discrimination claims are uncapped) and in terms of damage to your company’s reputation. Having an up-to-date equal opportunities policy in place is essential. They are relatively inexpensive ( a fraction of the cost of a damages award) and offer protection for your business against the risk of being found liable for acts of discrimination carried out by your employees in the course of their employment.

We can provide your business with practical, commercial and cost effective solutions at every stage of the process.

To speak to an employment law expert for help with a discrimination issue or any other employment matter call, email or request a call back.

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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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