Employment Disputes and Litigation

At Kingsley Napley, litigation and disputes are fundamental to what we do. We have years of experience acting in the most complex and challenging employment disputes.

An employment dispute of any nature can be a stressful and fraught process.  The depth of our experience means that we have an acute understanding of the pressures involved on both sides. We ensure the appropriate approach is taken to employment disputes and litigation in order to achieve the best outcome.

We represent clients in the full range of employment disputes including breach of contract, unfair and wrongful dismissal, discrimination, bullying, harassment, work related stress, non-compete restrictions and team moves, whistleblowing and bonus claims.

You do not necessarily need to prepare for a great battle in court, but of course it is sometimes unavoidable. Where possible our aim is to resolve disputes without recourse to the Employment Tribunal or High Court. When litigation is unavoidable, we bring and defend claims with complete determination, leaving no stone unturned. 

We will take great care to understand every aspect of your case, where necessary advising on any urgent action that needs to be taken to protect your position, such as injunctive relief. Critically, we need to understand what the best outcome means to you, and we will provide you with the strategy to help you achieve it.

Our team will be with you every step of the way, guiding you through the process, whether you are bringing or defending an employment law claim.

We can respond swiftly to a dispute or claim as soon as it arises, and often advise at the early stages of employment disputes to ensure their early resolution. If the case raises other issues besides pure employment ones, we can call on litigation specialists across the firm from a broad range of legal disciplines including criminal and public law, regulatory and professional discipline, fraud, media and reputation management. 

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

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

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