Defending employment tribunal claims

How DAS Law can help

Whether you are in early conciliation or an ex-employee has brought employment tribunal proceedings against your business, you need to take tailored advice and gain support quickly.

We understand that being faced with an employment tribunal claim is daunting, time-consuming and you may worry about the cost and reputational damage to your business.

We appreciate that no two businesses are the same. We take the time to understand our client’s position, the unique culture of their business, and their approach to resolving the dispute.

We will provide quick, practical and commercially sound advice to help you to resolve the dispute in a way that you are comfortable with.

Outcomes we can achieve for you

These are some of the possible outcomes we can achieve for you:

  • Specialist expert advice
  • Settlement
  • Resolution by mediation.
  • Important things to consider

    Here are some important things you should be aware of if you need defending at an employment tribunal.

    • Employment law is fast-paced, diverse and ever-changing, so you need a specialist.
    • You will need commercially-focused advice that is consistent with the culture and values of your business.
    • The process is complicated. Our experienced lawyers will walk you through it in a way that you can understand.
    • When it is your business, you need to take the emotion out of the process. Our specialist team will take the burden so you can get back to running your business.

    How much will it cost?

    If you would like DAS Law to help defend you at an employment tribunal, there are a number of ways of funding your legal costs, including:

    Legal Expenses Insurance

    If you have a commercial insurance policy which includes Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI) cover, your legal costs may be covered by your policy (subject to the terms and conditions of the policy). If you are unsure if your insurance policy includes LEI cover, we will check this for you.

    Commercial LEI

    No Legal Expenses Insurance

    If you do not have this cover, we offer fixed fees and discounted hourly rates. Our employment law specialists will be happy to explain these options to you. Our employment law specialists will be happy to explain all of these options to you.

    Our fixed fees

    What to do next

    If you would like to speak to an employment expert about this problem, please contact us by calling 0345 604 7298, or email enquiries@daslaw.co.uk.

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    Kimberley Whalen-Blake

    Acting Head of Employment, Solicitor

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    Principal Associate (Acting), Solicitor

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    Hayley Marles

    Senior Associate, Solicitor

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    Defending a tribunal claim is incredibly draining, particularly if you are forced to step away from the day job and deal with it yourself. Taking practical advice quickly is key to getting the matter resolved with minimal disruption to your business.

    Kimberly Whalen-Blake

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