Employment

Field Court offers specialist advice and representation to employees and employers in all areas of employment law. Our Employment Group’s competitive advantage lies in its cost-effective, highly skilled team of talented practitioners who give excellent commercial advice at all levels of call.  Members are sought-after for their client-friendly, flexible, competitive and practical approach to all manner of employment disputes.

Our notable successes cover a broad range of employment law and related cases that include:

  • Bonus disputes
  • Benefits (such as health insurance and phantom share schemes)
  • Compromise agreements
  • Contract claims
  • Directors’ duties and disputes
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Discrimination claims (including age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation)
  • Dismissal
    • Unfair
    • Wrongful
  • Drafting service agreements
  • Employment agencies
  • Employment status
  • Equality and equal pay
  • European Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Injunctions (inc restrictive covenants, issues of confidentiality)
  • Parental rights
  • Pensions
  • Quasi employment relationships such as those under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.
  • References
  • Redundancies
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Trade Union Law
  • TUPE
  • Vicarious Liability (employer)
  • Whistleblowing
  • Working Time Regulation

Many team members are qualified Direct Public Access barristers.

The Employment Group also includes outstanding accredited mediators with experience in conducting mediations across a wide range of disputes.

Our CPD-accredited training courses, workshops and seminar programmes are highly regarded and well attended. Members of the Employment Group can deliver bespoke in-house training to law firms and professional bodies at their premises.

If you are interested in discussing our training programmes please email seminars.

The Employment Group produces a quarterly e-bulletin – The Employment Law Newsletter – that provides updates on key cases, legislation, members’ news and Chambers’ upcoming seminars and events. For a free subscription please contact Adam Lewis

Notable cases