Our specialist team of employment law solicitors can advise and support social enterprises in all aspects of resolving employee relations problems and defending employment claims.

From high-value discrimination cases to unfair dismissal claims, negotiating settlement agreements, handling redundancies and general employment advice, we will work with you to resolve the workforce issues you are experiencing. Our experienced team of employment law solicitors understand the complex ties of employment law and can help your organisation manage any you might face.

While we cover a varied range of workforce issues, two of the main areas of employment law we cover are resolving employee relations problems and defending employment claims.

Our resolving employee relations problems service

We work with social enterprises who are experiencing workforce issues ranging from issues with key individual employees to issues with multiple employees across the workforce. Our team will work in partnership with your organisation to ensure that employee-relation problems are resolved as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

This could mean reaching a settlement agreement or beginning disciplinary or grievance processes. In instances where relationships have broken down, we will work with you to devise a strategy that helps us to reach an agreement and, where appropriate, bypass trade unions.

Our defending employment claims service

At Anthony Collins Solicitors we understand that employment tribunal claims can be stressful, costly and time-consuming, which is why we work in partnership with you to ensure you are using your in-house resources to complete some of the processes, such as witness statements, and we can provide training if required – reducing the cost and time taken to defend employment claims.

If you lose a tribunal claim, you may be ordered to pay compensation to the employee or the employee could seek reinstatement. This can have a negative effect on your organisation financially and can also damage your organisation’s reputation.

We use our extensive sector knowledge and experience to guide you through each stage of the tribunal process, from the initial response to a tribunal claim, through to support with preparing witness statements and strategic advice on handling the tribunal.

Our employment law team will also undertake a professional review of your procedures to identify any measures you could implement to minimise and manage the risk of future tribunal claims. Our commercial and sector-focus approach allows us to see the wider issues when defending employment claims and helps you protect your organisation.

Unlike some other providers, at Anthony Collins Solicitors all of our work about employment tribunal claims is completed by qualified solicitors, who are committed to getting the best result for your organisation, as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

We have been recognised for the work we do

Chambers and Partners Ranking 2018

Chambers and Partners UK 2017 – Ranked Practice Areas

Shortlisted: Employment Law Firm of the Year – Personnel Today Awards

Winner: Employment Law Firm of the Year

ADA: National College for Digital Skills

We supported ADA, a social enterprise, with education issues, and law advice on procurement, construction, property and funding.

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Sector Lead

Anna Dabek


Partner in the employment and pensions team