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Employment Solicitors in Guildford

advice for employers and employees

The life of an employer has never been more difficult. Many companies are forced to spend more time and money than ever before ensuring they are “compliant” with all the ever changing employment law regulations. Whether your business has one employee or many, England Palmer's employment solicitors can assist. We tailor our advice to the commercial needs of your business. Not only will we be able to advise you on the law but they will also give their view on what they consider the best commercial step to move the matter forward. Our firm advises both employers and employees, which provides us with a wider perception of the working environment.

Our first advice to any employer is to put in place preventative action that ensures managers follow the law

Our experience in Employment Law allows us to concentrate straight to the legal issues in hand. We act for a wide variety of businesses including restaurants, public houses, professional practices, building and property developers, hairdressers and independent businesses, to name but a few.

Areas of Employment Law that we regularly advise upon include:

  • Compromise Agreements
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Service Agreements
  • Unfair and Wrongful dismissal issues
  • Restructuring and Redundancy
  • Maternity Procedure
  • Family friendly working issues
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Managing Capability and Poor Performance
  • Termination of Employment and Severance Terms
  • Disciplinary, dismissal and grievance procedures
  • Issues relating to mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing and TUPE.
  • Discrimination issues, equal opportunities and harassment
  • Drafting and enforcing Restrictive Covenants
  • Employment Tribunals and Appeals
  • Appraisal System
  • Human Rights

If you are either thinking of making changes or just want to check that your procedures are compliant we are happy to assist.


At England Palmer Solicitors, we pride ourselves on giving as much information to our clients regarding fees and costs as possible. Please feel free to contact us for more information about our pricing structures.

  • Simple case: £1,000-£10,000 (plus VAT)
  • Medium complexity case: £10,000-£35,000 (plus VAT)
  • High complexity case: >£35,000 (plus VAT)
  • There are many factors that can make your case more complex. We will be happy to discuss these with you at the telephone and we can provide you with a more accurate fee structure once we understand your matter.


    Our quotes include a complete breakdown of our costs, including our fees and all associated disbursements. The likely disbursements incurred will include Counsel’s fees and Court fees. We will discuss any likely disbursements with you prior to them being incurred and can provide a more specific quote once we have further detail.

    Key stages

    We will discuss the anticipated stages with you at first meeting, and will keep you updated as the matter progresses.

    How long will my matter take?

    The time it takes to conclude your matter will depend on the complexity of your case.

    If your claim proceeds to a Final Hearing then your case can take several months. However, if we are able to settle your case prior to Final Hearing, then it can be concluded much earlier A clear estimate will be provided once we have further details of your matter and we will keep you closely updated as your matter progresses.

    Our team

    The individuals who will deal with your matter with your matter will be Adrian England (Partner). The hourly rate is £250.00 (plus VAT). Adrian will be assisted by a Paralegal with an hourly rate of £180.00 (plus VAT).

    "We do solutions, not problems"

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    Litigation/Dispute Resolution in Surrey, London and Hampshire, Family law in Surrey, London and Hampshire, Residential Conveyancing in Surrey, London and Hampshire, Employment law in Surrey, London and Hampshire, Probate in Surrey, London and Hampshire, Wills in Surrey, London and Hampshire.
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