Employment Tribunals

Receipt of a claim to the employment tribunal represents a considerable risk for any organisation. In addition to the financial implications of any litigation, there is the added threat of reputational damage and a substantial drain on your resources.

More about Employment Tribunals

Forbes has many years' experience of successfully representing clients at employment tribunals, employment appeal tribunals and at the High Court. Tribunal cases form a core element of the day-to-day work dealt with by our Employment and HR Team and, as a result, we have extremely experienced tribunal advocates within the team.

As a result, you will have a dedicated case handler and team who will see the claim through from start to finish, up to and including conducting the advocacy at any consequent hearing. We have a strong track record of representing employers' at tribunal includes claims for discrimination, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, and unlawful deductions from wages.

Expert advice and preparation are fundamental when it comes to making sure your business is in the best possible position to defend a claim in court. At the outset of the claim, we will meet with you to discuss the prospects and the strategy for the claim, so that you are able to plan appropriately.

We can agree fixed fees for tribunal cases based on the stages involved in a case right through to the hearing and we will keep these regularly under review.

Our dedicated Employment & HR team

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Partner and National Head of Employment & Education, Employment & HR

Jonathan Holden

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Partner and Head of Commercial Employment, Employment & HR

Emma Swan

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Partner and Head of Public Sector Employment, Employment & HR

Ruth Rule-Mullen

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Partner, Employment & HR

Andrew Halpin

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