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Employment Litigation

We recognise the upheaval that litigation can cause to businesses, from the financial and resource implications to the impact upon morale and reputation.

At Square One Law we concentrate on gaining a thorough understanding of our clients’ business and its objectives. We will provide you with pragmatic, strategic advice on the merits of a claim and the options available to you. Our employment lawyers have extensive knowledge in negotiating and resolving disputes, without the need for a hearing.

Where settlement is not achievable, we provide peace of mind for clients by ensuring that the same lawyer manages the claim every step of the way including, where appropriate, representation at any hearings.

We regularly:

  • advise on pre-claim conciliation discussions with ACAS
  • conduct case management and prepare the case for hearing – drafting the response, compiling the bundle of documents; preparing witnesses statements
  • represent at the final hearing together with any preliminary hearings
  • conduct settlement negotiations on our clients’ behalf

We work with Jean-Pierre and Square One Law as part of our people management strategy because they provide us with very pragmatic, responsive resolution to some of those tricky people issues. We always know that we can talk things through, get insightful feed-back and work through to a solution that creates the classic win-win situation. We always find them available to help us develop our thinking and add hugely beneficial advice and supportive actions where appropriate.

Brian Tench, A-Belco Group


We always deliver a high quality of service to all our clients. We believe thats why our clients love to work with us.


Our Work

Please see below examples of the matters Square One Law LLP has been instructed on in the last twelve months:

  • Acted for a national security company in defending claims alleging race and sex discrimination together with whistle-blowing detriment allegations which culminated in a multi-day hearing
  • Acted for a global oil company in defending claims arising across its sites including claims involving disability discrimination, race discrimination, sex discrimination, part-time working detriment, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and TUPE;
  • Acted for a financial services business in defending proceedings commenced by a director alleging discrimination, whistle-blowing and unfair dismissal
  • Acted for a construction company alleging disability discrimination and unfair dismissal following an employee’s dismissal for long-term sickness absence
  • Represented a North-East based company in respect of the dismissal of a senior executive alleging unfair dismissal