Employment | Dismissals & Settlement Agreements

We have extensive experience of the issues relating to the termination of employment, whether by dismissal, expiry of a fixed-term contact, resignation or by mutual agreement.


We regularly assist clients with:

  • planning and implementing proposals to dismiss

  • assessing and managing potential liability

  • tax-efficient structuring of termination payments

  • addressing issues such as post-termination restrictions, confidentiality and intellectual property

  • drafting and negotiating settlement agreements

Work includes:

  • acting for a long-serving senior executive of a global insurance brand on his exit from the business

  • advising an international technology company on a high-value claim for wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal and sex discrimination

  • Successfully pursuing a claim of unfair dismissal on behalf of a Managing Director (and former owner) of a leading software company



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