Are you in dispute with your employee / employer?

Employment law needs to be adhered to when terminating the employment of an employee. Settlement agreements in particular are often used by employers in these situations. It will usually involve the employer making a compensation payment to the employee in exchange for a guarantee that they will be safe from future claims. Whether you're the employee or the employer, Blacks Legal can help provide guidance when it comes to an agreement of this kind. We work with clients across London and Essex.

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Expert legal assistance

  • Advising you on whether any claims arise on the termination of employment
  • If so, advise you what those claims might be worth
  • In the light of that information, advise you whether the sum offered is reasonable in the circumstances
  • Explain the meaning and effect of the agreement to you and advise you whether anything needs to be amended or changed
  • Negotiate on your behalf as required

On the wrong side of a claim?

Final settlement of employment dispute

Do you feel that you've been unfairly dismissed? Do not hesitate to fight for your rights. Most employment related issues are easily resolved by the court through compromise agreements. Contact Blacks Legal in Ilford to find out how we can help you.

For a settlement agreement to be binding, you must take legal advice regarding the terms and effects of the agreement. Once a settlement agreement has been signed it is almost impossible to unravel it, even if it turns out to be a bad deal. The cost of advice under a settlement agreement will in the majority of cases be covered by your employer, meaning that you may not have to pay anything for this advice personally.

A settlement agreement is a contract between an individual and their employer by which the individual contracts out of some or all of their legal rights. We will assess your potential claims against your employer and advise you on whether you are getting what you deserve. Your employer may not offer you satisfactory terms and any offer you are presented with will often not be set in stone. We can help you renegotiate the terms to make sure that you are properly compensated and that your interests are well protected.

The advantage to the employer of getting a settlement agreement is that the employer can be sure the employee will accept the settlement and not seek further compensation. The advantage of a settlement agreement to the employee is that they receive a guaranteed amount of compensation in return for settling their claims.

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Our highly experienced lawyers will ensure that your matter is dealt with as efficiently as possible, in order to facilitate a smooth process. We aim to help you every step of the way, making sure you're always aware of what's going on with your case and what still needs to be done, without any jargon. Call us today to book an appointment.

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