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Employment Law For Businesses

CWJ's team of employment solicitors in Kent is led by Laura Claridge and consists of experienced lawyers, all specialists in employment law.

Why should businesses use our employment law team?

Our employment team is made up of specialist employment lawyers who take the time to get to know you and the needs of your business. Our lawyers strive to find practical, cost effective and common sense solutions to employment issues and employee disputes your business is dealing with.

As part of our employment law service, we offer advice and support through the full employment cycle from recruitment of employees, through to dismissal and termination of employment. We are experienced and trusted in providing strategic advice on exiting senior employees or making changes at senior management level as well as guiding your business through mergers and acquisitions. 

If you don’t have an in-house HR team, or have one but still need specialist advice for the more technical employment law problems outside your experience, our employment solicitors in Kent can help you.

Many of our solicitors at CWJ have been collectively and individually recognised by Chambers UK, the independent guide to the legal profession, as leaders in their field.

Our Value Added Employment Law Services

As a CWJ client, we will provide you with free employment law updates, seminars, webinars and workshops to ensure you are able to keep up to date with the ever-changing world of employment law.

If you do not have your own dedicated HR Manager or your HR team needs to use external resources and expertise to maintain confidentiality and independence in dealing with complaints or disputes involving employees, our outsourced HR consultancy services can help you. To find out more, take a look at our Virtual HR Director Service

We offer the following:

We can offer you the following employment law services:

  • Specialist HR support
  • Employment disputes 
  • Corporate support
  • Business immigration
  • Employment contracts, consultancy agreements and company handbooks 
  • Complex investigations and external HR support
  • Strategic advice to senior management 
  • Data and GDPR
  • Pensions
  • Grievance and disciplinary 
  • Discrimination
  • Senior executive severance and compensation
  • Advising on TUPE and corporate transactions
  • Advising on redundancy and business reorganisations
  • Pre-termination conversations and dismissal of employees
  • Specialist medical partnerships and practices advice

If you need assistance with these or any other employment issue, please contact

Employment Law Training For Businesses

Our employment team currently provides employment law training to various organisations, including all medical practice surgeries in Kent. If you have a specific training need, we can provide bespoke training either at our offices, or at your premises. For more information on training sessions, please click here or email

Who are our employment law clients?

The team acts mainly for small and medium sized businesses and owner managed businesses in the South East as well as PLCs, including construction, printing companies, garden centres, media businesses, commercial cleaning companies and medical partnerships.

What are our employment law costs?

As well as advising on an hourly rate basis (for which we provide estimates of our overall costs), we also advise on a fixed rate basis for certain work. Costs can be confirmed from the start and are based more on the value of the task rather than the time it has taken to do and gives the peace of mind of knowing exactly what overall legal costs will be from the start.

This applies to our employment documentation review and training as well as our unique Employment Retainer Scheme which costs as little as £640 per year plus VAT (£768) and gives you your first 2 hours of advice free-of-charge along with a host of other benefits and discounts. Our Retainer Plus Scheme goes one step further, providing you with employment dispute insurance to cover the costs of defending Tribunal claims and, if you wish, Awards and settlements. 

Some Examples of Work We Have Done

Speak to our employment law solicitors for your business now

For expert employment law advice for you business, please call us now on 01689 887 887 or use our enquiry form.

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