Employment Law

Employment law is fast-changing and complex. Our solicitors have experience advising all types of employers, from owner-managed businesses to plc’s, covering a wide range of business types.

We can assist with:

Employment documentation, including contracts and handbooks

Discipline, grievance and capability issues

Termination of employment and settlement agreements


Redundancies and restructure

Employment Tribunal proceedings

Restrictive covenants/restraint of trade


General HR advice and guidance

Lawyers in focus

James Wilkes

James Wilkes – Director

James has a robust, commercial and results orientated approach to cases which is ideally aligned to Setfords’ core values of clear communication, timely delivery and value for money.

James primarily acts for regional SME’s and high net worth private individuals although often acts for national PLCs as part of a larger project team.

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"Thank you so much for all your help over a rather long time! I've always found you to be professional but kind, with a brilliantly speedy response time, and above all, particularly at the beginning of our association, patient with my emotional state and the many silly questions which came out of it."...