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Employment law advice you can trust

Dedicated legal advisors personally assigned to help you handle your ER cases – no matter how complex.

Practical, Commercial, Solutions-Based ER Advice and Representation

ESP Solicitors delivers practical, commercial, and solutions-based employee relations advice that brings peace of mind while saving you time and money. Our extensive experience spans a diverse clientele, including large public sector organisations, publicly listed companies, independent schools, charities, and privately-owned businesses across various industries. 

As a preferred supplier for employment law on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Wider Public Sector Legal Services Panel, ESP Solicitors has consistently demonstrated excellence. We are proud to continue this commitment with our recent appointment to the successor agreement, the Public Sector Legal Services agreement (RM6240), ensuring our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise until 2026. 

Advisory services: Empowering employers

At ESP Solicitors, we strive to be more than just legal advisors; we are your effective, commercial, trusted, and critical partner. As first-class lawyers, our focus is on offering solutions to whatever ER challenges you face. Explore our comprehensive advisory services tailored to meet your unique employment law needs: 

Personal legal advisory team allocated

With at least two highly-qualified employment lawyers allocated to each HR customer, we deliver specialist employment law advice to assist you in effectively managing even the most complex ER cases.

Unlimited commercially-focused advice

Our modern pricing model means you pay a fixed annual subscription and receive unlimited, highly commercial, and strategic advice which is tailored to your business needs – giving you budget certainty.

Direct contact and market-leading response times

Providing real-time, personalised support, our experienced advisors are dedicated to understanding your business priorities and work at pace to respond when you need swift and direct assistance.

Representation at Employment Tribunals

From complex cases involving multiple witnesses and lengthy hearings to more straightforward one or two-day proceedings, we assist clients in defending Employment Tribunal claims. Our representation extends to the Employment Appeal Tribunal, the Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court for appealed cases. We offer transparent fees for unfair and wrongful dismissal employment tribunal claims. View our prices.

More information about our Employment Tribunal support can be found here.

Dynamically upskilling HR teams

Our advisors deliver guidance via phone, emails, video, MyHRCases, live events, and webinars, offering accessible ways to transform your HR team’s capability and ensure they are legally robust. 

Expert advice on a range of employment law issues

We provide expert advice on a comprehensive range of employment law issues, including but not limited to: 

  • Board and executive level appointments and terminations 
  • Commercial agents 
  • Data protection issues relating to employment 
  • Discrimination and equal pay 
  • Drafting employment contracts and policy documents 
  • Handling grievances, disciplinaries, and performance management processes 
  • Immigration employment law 
  • Injunctions and interim relief 
  • Managing sickness and disability 
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Outsourcing 
  • Restrictive covenants 
  • Restructuring 
  • Trade unions, European Works Councils, UK Works Councils, and other employee forums 
  • TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings) 
  • Unfair dismissal and termination of employment 
  • Whistleblowing 

Transparent fees for unfair and wrongful dismissal employment tribunal claims

What sets us apart?

Award-winning legal team 

MyHRCases platform 

High-quality specialist advice 

Crown Commercial Service Supplier 

Employment law advice

Receive unlimited, specialist employment law advice via your own dedicated legal advisory team – helping you to tackle every ER matter, no matter how complex.

Specialist immigration employment law support

We’re here to help you spend less time tackling extensive immigration legislation and more time prioritising projects to drive meaningful change.

Employment tribunal support

When presented with a claim against your business, it’s vital that you have access to specialist, expert advice and employment law support to help ensure the best outcome for your business.

Online HR resources

Access an extensive online HR resources portal containing hundreds of compliance and best practice documents, templates, alongside learning and development tools.

ER case management

Log and manage all ER cases – as well as escalate matters to your personal legal advisors – all in one place via our market-leading, cloud-based ER case management system, MyHRCases.

E-learning platform

Complete our online CPD-accredited courses to upskill your line managers in subjects including unauthorised absence, discrimination and appraisals.

Latest news and updates

For employment law news, HR guidance and industry trends – we have you covered. Stay up to date with the latest advice and relevant insight designed to further upskill HR and ER professionals.

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