The Specialization of Employment Law Solicitors

In the intricate realm of employment law, the guidance and support of skilled professionals are paramount. Employment law solicitors play a pivotal role in ensuring that both employees and businesses navigate the complexities of workplace regulations, disputes, and discrimination issues. This article explores the significance of employment law solicitors, particularly in the context of handling employment disputes, providing legal counsel for businesses, and addressing discrimination at work.

Guardians of Workplace Rights:

Employment law solicitors serve as guardians of workplace rights, offering expertise to individuals facing legal challenges in the employment domain. Whether employees are dealing with unfair treatment, wrongful dismissal, or contractual disputes, the role of employment law solicitors is to provide legal guidance and representation. Their comprehensive understanding of employment legislation empowers individuals to assert their rights and seek fair resolutions.

Employment Dispute Solicitors: 

When workplace conflicts escalate into disputes, the services of employment dispute solicitors become indispensable. These legal professionals specialize in resolving conflicts through mediation, negotiation, or, if necessary, litigation. Whether the dispute revolves around unfair dismissal, breach of contract, or workplace harassment, employment dispute solicitors bring a wealth of legal expertise to the table.

Their role includes assessing the merits of a case, advising clients on potential courses of action, and representing them in legal proceedings. The objective is to achieve just and equitable resolutions while minimizing the adversarial impact on all parties involved.

Employment Law Solicitors for Businesses: 

Businesses grappling with employment-related legal issues benefit immensely from the services of employment law solicitors for businesses. These solicitors act as strategic advisors, guiding employers through the intricacies of employment law to ensure compliance and mitigate legal risks. From drafting employment contracts and company policies to navigating disciplinary matters, employment law solicitors for businesses play a crucial role in fostering a legally sound and harmonious work environment.Read the rest

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Howard Levitt: Why a good lawyer never ignores the court of public opinion

Choosing to not respond to media inquiries should be a deliberate decision rather than one of invariable policy, otherwise, the media will define your case and your client to the public

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What role can the media play in courtroom strategy play? Or, to put it differently, how best can counsel advocate outside of the courtroom, particularly in publicly prominent trials?

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Having had the good fortune of acting as counsel on many high-profile Canadian cases during my career, starting conspicuously with acting for the chief prosecution witness before the Patti Starr Commission of Inquiry, aka the Houlden Commission, in 1989, I have had a front -row seat to the interplay between media and counsel in such disputes.

Ignoring the media is not an option. Not a good one anyway. Choosing to not respond to media inquiries should be a deliberate decision rather than one of invariable policy. Otherwise, the media will define your case and your client to the public. That other court — the court of public opinion — must always be kept in mind.

Dan Abrams, the chief legal analyst for ABC News, once told a story about a friend working on a high-profile case who was concerned about being seen as a “media whore.” Abrams joked in response that, “There’s got to be something between whoring and abstinence.”

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Judges, however skilled and neutral, are not immune to arguments that are made about a case outside of the courtroom, particularly when public policy is a factor in determining the law itself. That occurs more often

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