Employment Tribunal representation

An employment tribunal claim will often be brought against an employer when all other resolutions have been exhausted.

If one of your current or former employees has chosen to take a dispute before an employment tribunal, Linder Myers has a team of highly trained solicitors who can help to defend your business and protect the reputation you have worked so hard to build.

All our employment tribunal solicitors belong to the Employment Lawyers Association, meaning that you are guaranteed to get a superior standard of legal advice and assistance.

The team are experienced in providing support to many different types of businesses. So whether you are part of an owner-managed company or professional business such as an accountancy firm, legal company and GP practice, our solicitors will be able to handle proceedings in an entirely competent manner.

Highly trained in supporting employers through all types of events, from unfair dismissal and constructive dismissal claims to discrimination complaints

Our comprehensive legal service

The employment tribunal solicitors can guide you from start to finish, providing quality legal assistance with the following:

  • Drafting and submitting a response
  • Dealing with case management directions
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Handling the settlement or withdrawal of negotiations
  • Representing you at the final hearing

Throughout proceedings, our employment tribunal solicitors always give extensive thought to matters likely to have a material effect on the outcome. Meanwhile, they are also able to take steps to negotiate a settlement through ACAS and provide you with clear advice on all your options.

Looking after your best interests

An unfair dismissal award can cost you over £100,000 and there is no limit to compensation for race, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation or religious discrimination.

An employment tribunal can therefore have a serious impact on your business and employee morale if handled incorrectly. Whether we believe it is best to fight your case or agree upon a settlement, you can rely on Linder Myers solicitors to work through the process with your interests in mind, making sure that the outcome is right for your busi

Great Defense I came across Amy Salim by chance but what a chance. She got to grips with my case quickly and fully. She took me through my options and strategy and I felt comfortable instantly. Her written communication is second to none. Very powerful writing and litigating skills without having to go to court. She is fierce and I felt I had a real tiger in my corner. She worked with me and all decisions were mine. This was my first experience of settlement agreements and she explained everything plainly and made things simply to follow. I could wax lyrical all day. I would totally recommend Amy to anyone needing an employment lawyer. Thank you Amy I will not forget what you did for me.
Employment

"I engaged Linder Myers to assist me with a very difficult matter relating to unpaid bonuses. Sensitivity was required as I remain employed by the firm that I needed to take action against. Alan could not have been more helpful, efficient, attentive or ultimately effective. The desired outcome was achieved with there being no long term damage to my relationship with my employer. In fact, if anything I now have a stronger relationship. I have no hesitation in recommending Linder Myers."
Employment

"Linder Myers has provided the Company with trusted employment law advice for a number of years. Alan and the team have taken the time to understand our business, how we operate and have provided us with expert advice and support when needed. Easily contactable offering a friendly, reliable and professional service at all times. Highly recommend Alan and Linder Myers." RMS International
Employment

“I have used Linder Myers a number of times for employment and property work and have never been disappointed.
In particular, Alan Lewis in the Employment Department is a most experienced subject expert; friendly but always to the point and unfailingly across the issues. He and the team are always available and demonstrate the flexibility required when dealing with complex issues”. J Baldwin
"Alan Lewis at Linder Myers helped me when I left my previous employer. From managing their legal letters, negotiating on my behalf and protecting me in ways I didn't know I needed protecting, this was all the more remarkable given it all took place during Lockdown 1.
I was kept informed during every stage, and Alan was always at the end of the phone if I needed to call. From start to finish Alan was extremely helpful, friendly and professional, and in honesty, I'm not sure I'd have come out the other side of 2020 had it not been for his help and guidance.
I have already recommended Alan to some contacts and will not hesitate to do so again in the future."

Employment

“Alan and his team dealt with my claim both efficiently and very quickly, they identified the areas where my Employer had been completely unreasonable and made sure that I achieved an equitable and fair solution for the way I have been treated and the stress that this caused.
They are to be highly recommended”

Employment

"I just want to express our thanks on this case. We are both happy with the result which was a bit of a tough nut to crack but you did it.
It is always a pleasure dealing with you and we always get a warm reception and feel supported...My partner nearly had a breakdown on this and felt very low but with your support it carried her through this tough time. We felt very isolated until she had your backing..."


Employment

"Can I just say thank you for your help its great having direct communication with a solicitor rather than a call centre"
Employment

"Alan Lewis heads the team at Linder Myers and has considerable experience of representing employers and senior employees on a wide range of employment tribunal and High Court disputes. The team routinely acts for SMEs especially in the medical and legal sectors."
Employment

"Linder Myers has an ‘impressive practice that specialises in complex employment cases’. It has a particular expertise in ‘complicated employee discrimination cases’ and ‘is now emerging to compete way above its relative size’. Department head is the ‘very approachable’ Alan Lewis, who has a ‘wealth of experience coupled with an ability to master the facts in heavy cases and a great legal insight into the key points’. Lewis has a strong reputation for acting on behalf of directors, senior executives and individual solicitors in employment disputes. He regularly advises on diverse areas such as restrictive covenants and breaches of confidentiality, redundancy, dismissals of directors and senior executives as well as drafting directors’ service agreements and contracts of employment."
Employment

"Mr Alan Lewis advised me with regards to my application for voluntary severance of my employment. He explained carefully the offer made to me by my employer, and negotiated two improvements to the offer made to me.
I found his attention to detail extraordinary and feel that he looked after my best interests during the whole process. I strongly recommend Mr Alan Lewis as an employment lawyer" E.Marandi

Employment


“Very many thanks to Alan Lewis who represented me in a voluntary redundancy settlement agreement with my employer. He provided a no-nonsense professional service, reassuring me by talking me through the legal jargon and negotiating with my employer on my behalf to get a better settlement agreement."

Employment

“I have been a client of Linder Myers, in its current and former incarnations, for over 30 years – in that time the standard of service which they have provided has never been anything less than outstanding. As my business has expanded over the last few years I have had to deal with some very challenging HR issues – Alan Lewis, head of Employment, has provided consistently first-class, reliable advice, always delivered in the supportive and reassuring manner that was needed."
Employment

"He is as professional as you can get - he is superb."
Employment


"I turned to Alan after he was recommended to me and I couldn’t have been more impressed. Up against an urgent deadline, Alan responded quickly with advice that made all the difference to my redundancy situation. Not only was he responsive, but he also listened and spent time to figure out the best approach for my particular situation. He also explained everything in plain English. I’d recommend anyone who needs a top employment lawyer to contact Alan."

Employment

"I would like to thank you for the prompt and efficient way in which you have dealt with my friend. Redundancy at any age comes as a blow and at his time of life, combined with the health issue, only compounded his dismay. He has told me how pleased he is with the uplift in settlement you secured on his behalf which makes a significant difference to his financial situation."
Employment

“At Linder Myers, Alan Lewis is skilled at advising directors, senior executives and individual solicitors in employment disputes. William O’Neill regularly conducts cases in the Employment Appeals Tribunal.”
Employment

“Linder Myers has particular expertise in the medical and legal sectors and counts the Medical Defence Shield and the National Association of Retired Police Officers as clients. Alan Lewis and William O’Neill are recommended.”
Employment

"Just a quick note to say thank you for helping me in my dispute. I couldn’t have had a successful outcome without your help. It was very much appreciated. Thank you so very much."
Employment

"Team head Alan Lewis is ‘excellent’, and has ‘a down-to-earth approach."
Employment

"Linder Myers LLP’s ‘knowledgeable’ (employment) team is appreciated for its ‘quick responses’ and ‘solid advice’, acting for a range of senior individuals and directors."
Employment

"Linder Myers LLP’s (employment) team is particularly experienced in the medical sector. Practice head Alan Lewis and William O’Neill are recommended."
Employment

"I contacted Alan at Linder Myers in relation to my compromise agreement with a Greater Manchester Police. From the initial contact I received a very prompt, friendly and professional service, being kept up to date every step of the way. Upon meeting Alan the day after our first communication, he was very friendly and thorough. In essence I would recommend Alan to anyone in the same position as I was if you want a friendly professional service." Martin Williamson
Employment

“Alan Lewis has provided employment law support to our Company for a number of years. He has made it his business to understand the nuances of our work environment and culture and the advice he gives is practical and within context for our business. He is a great sounding board and always provides relevant and meaningful case law examples to help us find the right solution for us.” Helen Christie, Rayburn Trading Limited
Employment

“I used the Law Society website to contact a number recommended solicitors and Alan Lewis was quick to respond, I was comfortable immediately that he was the right choice. He was able to explain my legal position clearly as well as showing compassion for my personal situation which gave me the confidence to tackle my case with my employer. As the case unravelled it became more complicated but Alan was able to engage members of his team resulting in a settlement at the maximum level. I am grateful to Alan and his team for being immediately available throughout and the professional way they conducted themselves, I would not hesitate to recommend their service.”
Employment

“Alan Lewis always goes the extra mile”
Employment

“He is an amazing lawyer whose phone is on all the time!”
Employment

“He has provided us with first-class support. We have always found his advice to be clear and concise.”
Employment

"I would like to give a personal thank you to all the staff who had involvement with this case and the professional approach in which has been dealt with. The Tribunal was a day I will remember for the rest of my life. The professionalism shown by the appointed barrister was outstanding, as has been all the efforts leading up to the grand finale. The other solicitor never stood a chance, I watched in disbelief as he was systematically torn to pieces in what I can only describe as a comedy show. If this scene was ever to be put on stage I would pay to go and see it again, it really was quality. Once again Linder Myers have been 100% successful in winning the case for me, and I am very happy with the financial outcome. Once again Alan, thank you for everything." Neil Goldsmith
Employment

"Alan was recommended to myself to act on my behalf when seeking ill health retirement from the Police. He made myself and my wife feel at ease immediately, and fully explained the legal implications of the settlement agreement I was signing. I would not hesitate in recommending Alan or his team to anyone."
Employment

“Linder Myers LLP has been representing a number of managing directors in discrimination claims. Department head Alan Lewis is conscientious, knows the law and has a very practical approach to litigation settlement.”
Employment

"Linder Myers LLP's practice is led by the 'first class' Alan Lewis."
Employment

"The ‘highly competent’ Alan Lewis heads the [employment] team."
Employment

"Thank you for the way you dealt with [my] claim for unfair dismissal. I would highly recommend you in the future for your efficiency, promptness and compassion."
Employment

"Alan Lewis heads the practice at Linder Myers, which receives regular referrals from other solicitors, counsel and accountants. Lewis also specialises in advice to commercial agents."
Employment

“Alan has provided the RMS business with a first class support on all aspects of our HR requirements for very many years. We have always found his advice to be clear and concise and provided with a thorough understanding of RMS and its objectives. Alan has successfully defended Employment Tribunal claims, protected the business in matters related to grievances & redundancies and given good quality support service to our in-house HR, exactly what our business needs and relies upon.” Jon Hammond - RMS International PLC - Group Finance Director
Employment

"The employment team at Linder Myers LLP is headed by Alan Lewis who has considerable experience and a good grasp of the commercial realities of respondent litigation."
Employment

Able to speak informally to a solicitor who provided guidance for work related problems.
Employment

I required a solicitor at short notice when I was made redundant. Emma was brilliant. At very short notice she responded to my email, supported and advised me, and turned around the documents to meet the company’s deadline. She even rang me on her day off to ask if I had any issues with the issues she had highlighted in our email exchange. Excellent service.
Employment

I needed to update my will and my daughter advised me to speak to Emma Channon. Even with all the COVID restrictions it was a pleasure to meet Emma and get advice on my will. I was kept informed and appointments were made for me to go into the office to sign the paperwork. Emma and Catherine were both very professional but also very friendly and put me at ease.
Employment

I made contact with Linder Myers in regard to an employment law matter and the service I received has been first class throughout. The help and advice given has been Invaluable in helping me through the first stages of my case.
Employment

I engaged Ben Williams at Linder Myers recently to assist me in an employment contract matter to discuss and approve a settlement agreement, Ben provided me with some excellent advice and helped me negotiate some important amendments to the agreement. I have to say Ben's attention to detail was exceptional and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending his work.
Employment

I’ve had a great experience working with two brilliant solicitors at Linder Myers on a personal case. They were kind, transparent and efficient and I managed to get the outcome I desired. I would definitely recommend them to friends and family.
Employment

Ben was fantastic to work with from start to finish when assisting on an employment issue recently. He enabled the deadline to be hit through his quick yet thorough email correspondence and explained all technical queries with confidence. I would highly recommend.
Employment

Protecting you from employment tribunals in the future

At Linder Myers, we believe that prevention is always better than cure. Therefore, our employment law solicitors can also look into reviewing and drafting your policies and procedures. This audit can help to keep your business up-to-date with legislation and prevent the occurrence of further legal concerns as well as time-consuming and costly employment tribunals.

What to expect from our employment tribunal solicitors

Many businesses turn to Linder Myers when in need of employment law help and support as our solicitors are well-known for providing:

Invaluable support: Our employment tribunal solicitors will always make sure that a business is completely protected, while also offering additional support to your Human Resources Manager if necessary.

Peace of mind: We aim to take away a lot of the stress and worry that you would expect to feel throughout an Employment Tribunal, helping to save you money and also free up your time so that you can concentrate on managing your business.

Best possible result: Our employment law team pride themselves on making every effort to keep proceedings quick, smooth and straightforward, while taking every possible step to achieve the best result for you and your business.

Contact us for employment tribunal representation and support

If you are facing a legal dispute or employment tribunal, get in contact with Linder Myers on 0800 042 0700.

A specialist employment tribunal solicitor or legal specialist will call you back to find out more about your situation. We will also discuss the options available to you, helping you to resolve any concern or issue that you are currently dealing with.

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