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Unlike some employment specialists, our settlement agreement solicitors are pleased to represent both individuals and businesses. It means that we maintain an excellent working knowledge of the tactical, legal and commercial considerations which are important on both sides of the table. It is this rounded expertise which means we are formidable advisers to both employer and employee.
Our settlement agreement lawyers are proud to have advised thousands of individuals on their employer’s proposal of settlement, whether that’s simply advising on the terms or negotiating better ones.
We know that it can be a confusing process and one which most will have never experienced before. Accordingly, we always take the time to explain how it works before understanding the background and advising on how your legal rights compare to the terms proposed.
Call us now or read our complete guide for employees on settlement agreements
You can call or email one of our specialist settlement agreement solicitors now with any questions and our details are below.
You might also find useful this blog on 10 answers for employees who have been offered a settlement agreement or our complete guide to settlement agreements for employees which is . It includes a video of one of our settlement agreement lawyers answering some common questions.
Settlement agreement: what to expect from Waterfront
When you contact us about your settlement agreement, you can expect the following:
When it comes to settlement agreements (or compromise agreements as they used to be known) we have years of experience and we look forward to sharing it with you.
With expert advice from a settlement agreement solicitor, employers can use settlement agreements effectively to both progress and protect their business.
A settlement agreement can be used to bring the employment relationship to an end by mutual consent, resolve a dispute or simply as a condition of an enhanced severance or redundancy package.
In particular, settlement agreements can be used:
We advise employers on all aspects of settlement agreements, from the underlying legal framework, to making an offer, to any negotiation and even enforcement if an agreement is breached. Our experienced settlement agreement solicitors can help you at every stage.
The negotiation of a settlement agreement – both the financial and non-financial elements – can be difficult for those without the relevant experience and that’s exactly what our settlement agreement solicitors offer: over 20 years of getting the right resolutions for our clients.
We always advise with the best commercial interests of the business in mind, which usually means balancing the costs against the benefits.
Of course, settlement agreements mean some cost, for example in respect of the agreed payment to the employee and the legal advice required. But in the right cases – and with guidance from a settlement agreement solicitor – they can offer benefits which far outweigh those costs, including the certainty that there won’t be a claim against the business, as well as confidentiality.
Call us now or see our complete guide to settlement agreements for employers
To find out more, you can contact one of our settlement agreement lawyers today using the details below.
We have also prepared a complete guide to settlement agreements for employers , which includes a video from one of our specialists answering some of the most commonly asked questions.
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