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Employment Tribunal Claims: Advice and Representation

We specialise in representing employees in the employment tribunals. If you have been unfairly dismissed or discriminated against at work and wish to bring an employment tribunal claim we can give you the best chance of winning. Our clients come from all walks of life, jobs and professions, and they live and work throughout the UK.

Speak with Simon Quantrill to discuss how we can help you win your case.

Ensuring you get the best representation –
for you and us, it’s personal

Benefit from our systematic and winning approach

Our  highly  experienced  employment  tribunal  solicitors  follow a  systematic  approach  that  ensures nothing is missed and legal costs are not wasted when handling your employment tribunal claim. From the start, we will judge carefully the merits and estimated value of your case so that these can be balanced against your likely legal costs.

Our initial conclusions allow us to have meaningful discussions with you about your case options, tactics and risks so that you can make an informed decision about how you wish to proceed at each stage of our case. If you decide to bring a claim we will agree with you a case plan which is then kept under review as your case is progressed.

Case preparation by expert tribunal solicitors

A key  objective  for  us  is  to  present  your  claim  in  the  clearest  and  most  confident  way.  This  gives your claim the best possible chance of succeeding at a hearing but also to encourage settlement on the  most  favourable  terms,  as  quickly  as  possible.

Settling  your  claim  can  save  you  considerable legal  costs,  not  to  mention  the  possible  stress and anxiety  that  an  employment  tribunal  claim  can cause. If settlement is not possible, we also know that a case is often won or lost by the quality of the case preparation.  This  is  why  we  conduct  our  tribunal  litigation  so  that  each  case  is  suitably  well organised and presented.

Questions and Answers about Employment Tribunal Claims

We deal with all types of employment tribunal cases including claims for:

  • unfair dismissal
  • disability discrimination
  • whistle blowing
  • sex discrimination
  • race discrimination
  • age discrimination
  • sexual orientation discrimination
  • religious belief discrimination
  • all forms of harassment claims
  • unlawful/unauthorised deductions from wages/pay
  • breach of contract claims
  • equal pay claims

Your case would be handled by an experienced employment tribunal litigation solicitor. We don’t use trainees, paralegals or other unqualified staff to do our legal work. This means you can be assured your case will be dealt with by an expert solicitor. For details about our team of solicitors please see Our People page here.

Yes, we act for many employees who have the benefit of legal expenses insurance. You will need to discuss this option with us, ideally before you make your application to your insurer. Don’t be put off if your insurer tries to tell you that you must use a solicitor appointed by them. In most cases you have the right to use the solicitor of your choice.

No, it is possible for you to represent yourself through all stages of a tribunal case. If your case is of a low value or is relatively uncomplicated this can be a sensible way to proceed. However, employment law and the tribunal procedures can be complicated so many people opt to appoint a solicitor to represent them professionally especially in high-value and complicated cases. Using experienced and specialist employment tribunal solicitors like Quantrills also helps to minimise the stress and anxiety of bringing a claim. As specialist employment law solicitors we will always make sure your case is presented and argued in the most legally advantageous way.

We will discuss and agree with you how much your legal fees are likely to be throughout your case. We normally work to agreed budgets for each stage of a claim and we check the value of your claim against the estimated legal costs. Your legal costs will ultimately depend on how much work we will need to do before your case is settled or heard at the employment tribunal. We will always strive to keep your legal costs as low as possible. We can do as little or as much of the case preparation work as you decide.

No, following a decision of the Supreme Court in July 2017, there are currently no issue or hearing fees payable by anyone who wishes to bring a case in the employment tribunals.

We will do our best to ensure your legal fees always fall inside any cost estimate or budget agreed with you.

Please see our pages on How to keep your legal fees under control and How we charge employees for our services for more details.

Yes, without any doubt we can. We routinely act for employee clients who are not local to Ipswich. Our clients come from all over the country. We are organised so that you can easily contact and instruct us online, by email and by phone, and there is always the post! You can book telephone meetings with us and email has made it so easy to correspond with us. By instructing Quantrills you will benefit from our truly personal service and expertise even if we don’t meet face­-to-­face.

Help and Representation for Discrimination Claims

Becoming our client is a straightforward process. However, before choosing Quantrills as your employment law solicitors you and us will want to be completely sure we are the right people to help you achieve your objectives. Having looked at our web site, if you like our approach and would like to discuss how we can help you, getting started is easy.

Step 1

Get in touch

Tell us briefly about your problem and the help you are looking for.

Step 2

We’ll contact you

We’ll follow up with a free no obligation initial telephone call to discuss your case, how we can help and explain our fees. Read more...

Step 3

Invitation to become our client

If we can help you, we’ll invite you to become our client by sending you a Client Care letter confirming the work we’ll do for you, our terms of business, and fees.

Step 4

You instruct us

If you want to go ahead and instruct us, you confirm this by email or letter.

Step 5

We’ll start to act for you

Congratulations! You are now a client of Quantrills and we can start work on your instructions and give you our advice.

At Quantrills we are flexible in how we work with you and how we progress your case...

By Telephone

We welcome calls from our clients. Call us any time between 08.30AM to 5.30PM Monday to Friday to discuss your case. We will do our best to speak with you when you call, or if we can’t, you will get a call back as soon as possible.

01473 688 100

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In Person

If it’s more convenient for you do come and see us. We do an excellent coffee. Whilst many of our clients don’t visit us, our offices are easy to find being just off junction 56 on the A14. Client meetings are by appointment and there is free car parking in front of our reception.

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By Email

We love emails; they help save time and avoid delays. Our case management system is set up to make the best use of them.

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Making sure you get the right advice

- for you and us, it's personal.

Simon Quantrill, Principal Solicitor

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01473 688 100

Making sure you get the right advice

- for you and us, it's personal.

Simon Quantrill, Principal Solicitor

Contact me on

01473 688 100

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