Resolving employment disputes.

Employment


Hart Brown’s employment team has a long history of providing specialist advice on settlement agreements to all types of employees up to senior executive and company director level across a wide range of business sectors.

Settlement agreements are frequently used in redundancy situations but can be used to resolve any type of employment dispute.

We understand that losing your job can be a very stressful time. We provide clear, practical, cost effective advice on the terms of the proposed settlement agreement and in particular the implications on your ability to pursue any potential claim you may have against your employer.

We will take care of the details so you don’t need to worry.

We will also advise you whether the offer represents a reasonable settlement taking into account the various claims you may have. Our lawyers are skilled negotiators with a proven track record of successfully negotiating more favourable terms and better financial packages than originally proposed by the employer.

To speak to Hart Brown’s employment experts who can help with a settlement agreement or any other employment related dispute please call, email or request a call back.

 

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”.

And outside work:

1. What was your first car?

Mini Metro – I did not drive it much as it was always on the back of a tow truck.

2. Where is your favourite travel destination?

San Francisco because it has a relaxed atmosphere.

3. What advice would you give to a trainee solicitor starting their career now?

Be certain of the choices that you make.

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