In the cases of dismissal, we act for both employers and employees. For employers, we provide legal opinion on the consequences of dismissing an employee. For employees we can provide both support and practical legal advice when faced with the risk of redundancy, or worse. As experienced experts we can explain to you the nuances of employment law and, importantly, how best to settle the matter amicably and in a legally effective way.
The differences between wrongful dismissal and unfair dismissal can often cause confusion. Wrongful dismissal derives from the agreement between the employer and employee, whereas unfair dismissal is a statutory remedy provided by the Employment Act. We can explain these and other common pitfalls and lead you to the best result in relation to any employment disputes you may be facing as either an employer or employee.
Whether you are an employer or employee we can advise you on all aspects of dismissal please contact a member of our Employment team.