Legal advice for unfair dismissal

If you have been unfairly dismissed from your job, our team of expert unfair dismissal solicitors may be able to help you claim compensation from your former employer.

Your employer must have a good reason for dismissing you and has to show that the reason is genuine and justified. There are five potentially fair reasons for dismissing an employee:

  • Your conduct
  • Your capability
  • Redundancy
  • A statutory restriction
  • Another substantial reason

Unfair dismissal rights

If you have been dismissed, you have a right to a written statement explaining why and whatever the reason, your employer has to act fairly in the dismissal procedure. If they don’t, the dismissal may be automatically unfair.

If your employer won’t give you the reason for your dismissal, or if you dispute the reason given, you can make a complaint either through your company’s grievance procedure or to an employment tribunal. You normally need at least two year’s service before you can claim unfair dismissal.

How our team of employment law solicitors can help with unfair dismissal claims

We have a team of expert employment solicitors who specialise in representing employees in unfair dismissal claims and are happy to discuss your situation.

Contact us today with a no obligation enquiry and we will be able to discuss your issue with you in more detail. We won’t charge you for talking through your initial enquiry over the phone and we also offer a fixed fee one hour appointment which is charged at £200 + VAT.

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