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“Having a child is stressful enough without  problems at work because of your maternity or paternity. Our expert employment lawyers offer concise and clear advice on your rights and options”

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Experts in Maternity and Paternity Law

Having a child is a stressful enough experience without your having to experience problems at work as a result of your child. These problems may involve the failure to carry out proper and reasonable health and safety checks for pregnant employees, restructuring or redundancy during maternity leave, or the failure to grant flexible working to parents.

If you’re experiencing maternity or paternity-related issues at work then you will want and need expert advice on the potential consequences and how you should approach your employment law problem. Maternity and paternity-related issues can be extremely stressful and you’ll want expert advice on your options. Our expert employment lawyers can provide you with the advice you need and will explain clearly and concisely your options and the potential consequences of your legal problem.

How our employment lawyers will deal with your maternity issue

Pregnancy and maternity issues at work are unfortunately a common occurrence. Women are often sidelined by their employers because of the pregnancy itself or because of the exercising of rights relating to pregnancy or maternity rights. This can extend to the pregnant woman being unfairly selected for redundancy by their employer or to other detriments such as the provision of unequal pay, the failure to promote the pregnant woman or even dismissal. Employers also have duties relating to the health and safety of pregnant employees which they must accord with. Further, employers often mistreat mothers whilst they’re on maternity leave and the return from maternity leave can be a difficult one in some circumstances.

Our expert employment lawyers will help you prepare for and deal with your maternity-related legal issues. This could involve a simple telephone conversation with you or the provision of detailed written advice on the legal issues you should expect from your maternity, how to exercise your maternity-related rights, and clear and concise advice on your options. Choosing the right lawyer to handle your maternity-related issues for you can have a significant impact on achieving the outcome you want.

How our employment lawyers will deal with your paternity issue

Our employment law team can help you deal with your paternity-related issue. Our approach to paternity-related issues is a conciliatory one and we have found informal engagement with your employer through a solicitor is a highly effective means of resolve paternity-related disputes. However, if negotiation with your employer should not succeed then we will guide you through the related litigation, should you wish to take the matter that far. Our expert employment solicitors offer advice and representation in the Employment Tribunal, from issuing of a claim form to representation at your Employment Tribunal hearing.

New fathers (both natural and adoptive) or the mother’s partner (both female and male) are entitled to take two weeks’ paternity leave. They are entitled to be paid at the statutory rate during this time period. New fathers/partners may also be entitled to take up to 26 weeks additional paternity leave and can apply for flexible work.

Expert advice based in Richmond on maternity or paternity law for you

Our solicitors are responsive, sympathetic, practical, and expert in their field. Our expert employment lawyers provide concise and clear advice on maternity and paternity-related issues in the workplace to employees and workers. We practice in all areas of employment law but our employment lawyers are also specialists in particular individual practice areas.

We treat everyone we represent equally. That means that you’ll receive exactly the same service as any other client when it comes to your maternity or paternity-related issues – from CEO’s to cleaners, department heads to receptionists. You will receive the best employment law advice and representation at all times and the highest level of client care we can offer. We also believe that we offer an extremely competitive fee structure for our employment law services which means that costs are kept low for you, the client

Call Redmans today to discuss your employment law matter

Call Redmans on 020 3397 3603 or email us at enquiries@redmans.co.uk to discuss your employment law matter.

Alternatively, you can call Chris Hadrill, the partner responsible for the employment department, on 020 3397 3601 or email him at chadrill@redmans.co.uk.

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    Chris L

    It was a very efficient and effective service - Would recommend.

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    Exceeded my expectations. Very professional and proactive. I highly recommend them.

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    Anonymous

    The service provided to me by Redmans Solicitors was excellent and I would have no hesitation in recommending Chris. While I cannot get into the detail of the matter, it was very emotionally difficult for me and Chris was sensitive throughout and was clear that his motivation was arriving at a solution that helped me while I am unwell - and less about his own fee. His emotional intelligence was coupled with a very sharp and quick understanding of the complex facts of the matter and the legal arguments and he quickly formed a strong case working with me the whole way. Chris was particularly patient with me at what I found a stressful time, and I want to thank him personally for everything he did.

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    A lovely, friendly and professional service. They advised me through my employment change. They where very responsive, keeping me updated and explaining everything in layman’s terms. No hidden charges. I would highly recommend them.

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    I was advised well and had a good experience using Redmans Solicitors.

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    Professional in approach and give good advice all the time during my settlement agreement with the Company. Fee wise slightly expensive compare to the initial estimates.

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    Very grateful to Mel who was brilliant kept me informed and was really helpful when I needed her

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    The team at Redmans we're always professional and helpful throughout my case. The team were open to listening to me, understanding my situation and being clear about what they can support with.

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    So glad I chose Redmans to assist with my emplyment issue. From start to finish I received excellent service. Mel Chin had calm, methodical approach and she got me a far better result than I could have done on my own. Would not hesitate recommend far and wide.

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    I was extremely impressed with the support and advice that I received. The solicitors I worked with acted very quickly and were clear in their communications at every stage.

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    Anonymous

    I cannot thank Caroline enough for her empathetic help, advice and guidance in what was at times a very stressful situation. Always professional and available to answer any queries I had, I highly recommend Caroline and all the team at Redmans.

    Posted 3 weeks ago

    Robert M

    Chris Hadrill provided me with very efficient turn around of an employment offer from a US-based company. Chris reviewed the contract, identified key issues and offered sound/pragmatic advice and suggestions for improvement which I could then bring in non-legalese to my prospective employer. Employer accepted all the important changes Chris suggested and I accepted the job!! Very satisfied with the service.

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    Excellent service from Redmans, I would not hesitate to recommend this firm of solicitors. Thank you very much to the team, and especially Chris and Mel!

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    I was very happy with the work Chris did for me. I believe with his help I secured a more favourable outcome both financially and in terms of clauses contained in the legal agreement I ultimately signed. I had utmost trust and confidence in the advice Chris provided throughout. Chris kept me informed at every stage and I found him very efficient at bringing matters to a conclusion without unnecessary delay.

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    Mark M

    I found Redmans very easy to work with. Mel was very responsive, her advice led to an improved settlement. . Recommended.!

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