The most valuable asset in any organisation is its people, but with the value comes risk. All businesses need help navigating the potential pitfalls set by UK and EU employment law and, when problems do occur, finding solutions.  That’s where our employment law specialists come in.

We deal with all employment matters including:

  • Discrimination at Work
  • Grievance and Disciplinary Hearings
  • Team Moves
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Redundancy
  • Whistleblowing
  • Bonus Disputes
  • Bullying and Harassment
  • Outsourcing

Acting for Senior Executives

We also work with senior employees, so if you are experiencing problems at work, need advice on starting a new job, or just have concerns about leaving your employer, then Kingsley Napley can help.

Whether you are a business or a senior employee, when you become a client of KN’s Employment Law Team you can expect the highest standards of care and a service tailored to your needs.  Our lawyers are well known for giving pragmatic and commercial advice underpinned by comprehensive legal knowledge and experience. Our expertise is combined with valuable perspective which comes from acting for employers as well as senior employees in a variety of industries.  We have a strong record in dealing with disputes arising out of the financial services industry.

You can expect a service that is proactive, prompt and cost-effective.

We have clients from across all business sectors, including law, finance, banking, information technology, oil, market research and recruitment and our individual clients include hedge fund managers, brokers, senior investment bankers and city lawyers.

"Their ability to put themselves in their clients' shoes sets them apart."  

Chambers UK

Employment law updates

We produce monthly Employment Heads Up e-bulletins to keep you posted on the latest changes and cases. Click on the following link to subscribe to receive these. 

For more information or to speak to our employment lawyers please contact Richard Fox at

"They are an outstanding firm and provide superb service; they are a genuine class act."

Chambers UK 2016, The Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"They understand the realities facing their clients, and the advice they give is practical."

Chambers UK 2016, The Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

They are quick to turn around work, very thorough...they are also able to be commercial in their approach to the advice they give rather than simply quoting the law."

Chambers UK 2015, The Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession