"They are always very quick to respond and their advice is always clear, pragmatic and tactically smart."
At Quantrills all types and sizes of employers benefit from Simon Quantrill’s methodical and efficient approach that makes sure nothing is missed to maximise the best possible outcome for your organisation and to help keep legal costs under control.
Simon represents employers in the employment tribunals across the UK. You can ask him to defend all types of tribunal claims including for unfair dismissal, disability discrimination, sex, race and age discrimination, whistleblowing, TUPE, breach of contract and wrongful deductions from pay disputes. Simon’s expertise and success is based on over 25 years of representing employers and employees in the employment tribunals.
Helping you to make informed decisions
From the outset, and as your case develops, Simon will assess the merits of your defence and discuss with you your options and his recommended tactics. He will advise you about any litigation risks and your estimated legal costs so that an agreed case plan can be followed. This approach allows you to make informed decisions at each stage about how you want to react to the claim being made against your business or organisation.
Negotiated terms of settlement
Regardless of the merits of any case, management time is lost and legal costs incurred if a case proceeds to a full tribunal hearing. Often there is uncertainty about what the outcome will be notwithstanding how strong your defence is.
If your preferred approach is to reach negotiated terms of settlement we can help. We are skillful and experienced negotiators who can seek to settle a case on best possible terms for your organisation. You may decide to seek a negotiated outcome if the merits of your defence are weak or because you wish to avoid the time, costs and uncertainty associated with dealing with a tribunal case that proceeds to a full hearing.
Robust case preparation
If you elect to fight an employment tribunal claim you need to make sure the preparation of your defence is first-class. A poorly or late prepared case can easily harm your prospects of defending successfully the claim against you. This is why our tribunal cases are carefully prepared and organised by us in good time before any hearing, to avoid last minute panics and unexpected problems.
Our approach ensures your defence is robustly and persuasively argued and presented to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome, as quickly as possible to save the loss of management time and to minimise your legal costs.
You can be assured that if your case proceeds to a tribunal hearing it will be argued by a specialist and experienced advocate so that nothing will be left to chance or over looked.
At Quantrills we are practised and regular advocates in the employment tribunals. However, we regularly use barristers from leading employment law chambers to represent our clients, especially for full merit hearings involving the complex or high value cases we deal with.
Appeals to the Employment Appeal Tribunal
Thankfully very few of our cases end up in the Employment Appeal Tribunal but we do handle all aspects of appeals including representation.
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