As an employer, do you know that you’re abiding by the employment contract obligations? At Jefferies, we offer specialist legal advice to support you with a variety of employment matters to protect you and your employees.

Employment Law in Essex

Employment Law is constantly changing and developing, making it difficult for employers to keep up with their contractual obligations. It is important for employers to ensure that contracts and procedures comply with the law. Jefferies can highlight problem areas before they arise and provide effective solutions and advice to help avoid disputes or tribunals in the future.

It is also important from an employee’s perspective, and to ensure that their rights at work are protected. All too often people or procedures can negatively impact working lives and should this happen you need to be assured that the problem can be addressed with professional legal advice.

Our expert Employment Law Team here at jefferies can bring or defend claims on behalf of both employers and employees and can advise on all aspects of Employment Law, including:

  • Contracts of employment
  • Compromise agreements
  • Disciplinary, grievance, and discrimination procedures
  • Tribunals claims – including unfair and constructive dismissal, sex, race, and disability discrimination claims
  • Employment termination, including Redundancy
  • Employee handbooks, including sickness and maternity leave
  • Flexible working requests
  • Equal pay claims
  • Director’s service contracts
  • Agent’s contracts
  • TUPE transfers
Our prices and services
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  • Mediation

    Mediation aims to solve any disputes quickly, cheaply, and with minimum stress. We have over 20 years of experience in helping businesses and individuals settle their disputes and during that time over 90% of our mediated disputes settle in just one day.

    Our mediators have an in-depth knowledge of the law and of the skills necessary to help parties reach an agreement. We offer a friendly, approachable, and responsive mediation service based on confidentiality and resolution.

    We have both highly experienced and qualified mediators who can mediate your disputes and exceptional solicitors who can represent you at mediation. We offer fixed fee options if you instruct us to mediate, or act for you at mediation.

    We can help you resolve issues or disputes in the following areas:


    • Boundary / Property
    • Construction
    • Contract Disputes
    • Franchising
    • Insolvency
    • Professional Services
    • Professional Negligence
    • Vehicle Disputes

    Employment / Workplace

    • Grievances
    • Performance Related Disputes
    • Disciplinary Issues
    • Bullying or Harassment
    • Pay
    • Redundancy

Meet Our Employment Team

Our Employment Team have over 15 years’ experience of dealing with employment disputes.

Jefferies Law Southend Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott

Jefferies Law Southend Duncan Bennington

Duncan Bennington

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