Civil » Employment
When things go wrong at work, it’s our job to make things right.
Have you been dismissed or believe that you have been treated unfairly or discriminated against? Are you owed wages or notice pay? Are you being disciplined or do you want to make a grievance?
How we can help you
Let Howells expert team of employment lawyers help you sort things out. We know that people sometimes worry about contacting solicitors but you’ll find us approachable and easy to talk to. We are committed to understanding each client’s unique needs and achieving practical and effective solutions
We can help you with:
- Disciplinary hearings
- Employment Tribunal proceedings
- Settlement / Compromise Agreements
We have specific expertise in bringing claims for discrimination under the Equality Act.
There are a range of payment options depending on your case. To discuss your case and the payment options available to you, Howells offers every client a free initial telephone consultation.
Further free legal advice is also available if you have either:
• Legal Expenses Insurance or
• You have a discrimination claim and are entitled to free legal aid or
• Your employer will pay for advice on a compromise agreement to terminate your employment
(subject to such payment covering our fees)
For those who are not eligible for free advice, Howells provides services with a range of fixed fees or hourly rates.
If your case is suitable and has good merits we can also offer a damages based agreement (also known as ‘no win, no fee’), at 25% of damages received so you don’t have to worry about costs.
We offer fixed fees for a range of services including an initial interview, review of documents, and preparation of an employment tribunal claim (ET1). For further details, see our Fixed Fees page.
Advice by telephone
We appreciate that it’s not always possible or easy to visit a solicitor in person. That’s why we offer a national telephone service – it’s the same high quality advice from the same experienced lawyers, but with the added convenience of not having to make and attend appointments. We simply take your instructions and advise you over the telephone.
Drop in sessions
We operate a drop-in service one day a week at each of our offices. These are held from 10.00am – 4.00pm on:
- Mondays – Barnsley Office
- Wednesdays – Sheffield Office
- Thursdays – Rotherham Office
Our Employment team, is renowned for its no-nonsense, energetic and pragmatic approach. Its success isn’t just down to its extensive knowledge of the law. It’s the desire to see rights upheld, injustices punished and disrupted lives put back on track. Either way, these are people you want working for you.
Contact us today or request a call back from one of our expert team.
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