Disputes over my contract of employment

How DAS Law can help you

Our highly experienced team of over 30 employment lawyers can provide you with practical legal advice and representation if you have a contractual disagreement with your employer.

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

  • Review your contract of employment to help you understand what your rights and obligations are between you and your employer
  • If your personal circumstances change and you would like to propose a new contractual term to your employer, such as a flexible working request we can draft the terms unique to your personal.
  • For Senior Employees we can review and draft Service Level agreements.
  • We can engage with your employer to resolve any dispute regarding your contract of employment.
  • Important things to consider

    Here are some important things you should be aware of regarding your legal problem:

    • The contract of employment does not have to be written, but an employee is entitled to a written statement of employment particulars within two months of starting work.
    • If you believe your employer is breaching the contract, you should try to settle the matter internally. If this doesn’t work, you can contact the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Services (ACAS) for advice and assistance. You could also seek help from a representative trade union official.
    • Disagreements or problems with contracts could eventually lead to a claim to the County Court or an employment tribunal.

    How much will it cost?

    If you would like DAS Law to help you with your dispute over a contract of employment, there are a number of ways of funding your legal costs, including:

    Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI)

    If you have a motor or home 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 with you.

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    Personal Funds

    If you do not have LEI cover, we can still deal with your dispute on a fixed fee basis, offering you clarity on your legal costs.

    Our employment law specialists will be happy to explain all of these options to you.

    What should you do next?

    If you would like to speak to an employment expert about your dispute over an employment contract, 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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