Employment law is constantly evolving and with it comes a growing raft of legislation and regulations that employers have to meet. From issues such as discrimination, to grievance and disciplinary issues, or executive severance, there are rules that have to be adhered to.
This poses a real risk to your business, as failure to comply with employment law can carry a heavy financial penalty, as well as the capacity to dent your business reputation. So, if you find yourself worrying that your business may be exposed, or juggling the responsibilities of the human resources director as well as a business leader, it could be time to speak to our employment lawyers.
By ensuring you have the correct policies and procedures in place, Poole Alcock can help protect your business from employee claims, such as unfair dismissal. They can save resources that would be consumed by having to defend your company, leaving you to focus on your business without the prospect of fines and lost management time.
We understand the complex world of employment law and we focus on providing a solution for your business. We work with employers throughout Cheshire and nationwide, providing you with accurate, clear advice, working with you to ensure your systems comply with the latest developments in this fast-moving area.
Chris joined the firm in 2006, having previously studied Law with Criminology at Keele University and the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in York. Chris carried out a training contract with the firm, in 2009.
Chris is a qualified Duty Solicitor and Police Station Accredited Representative. He became an experienced and confident trial advocate with a great reputation amongst his clients and peers.
Chris is responsible for digital marketing within the firm, overseeing the firms content marketing, SEO and social media strategy.
Chris provides representation to both employers and employees in relation to a wide range of disputes and workplace issues, bringing a wealth of experience and his exceptional client care skills to each case.
Jamie has been with Poole Alcock since 2017, qualifying in September 2019.
Jamie is based at our Nantwich office and he deals with a wide variety of employment matters relating to both employer and employee, advising both businesses and individuals. Jamie provides clear and pragmatic advice to assist clients on all areas of employment law.
He advises on a range of transactions, including:
In 2017 Emily completed her Law (LLB) degree at Keele University.
She then went onto complete her LPC LLM in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law in Birmingham in 2018.
Emily joined Poole Alcock as a Trainee Solicitor in July 2019, qualifying in 2021. She works within the Employment Department assisting with a variety of employment matters relating to both employer and employee, advising both businesses and individuals.
Emily advises on a range of transactions, including: