Legal service with the personal touch


1st November 2018

Legal Briefing


PEOPLE are at the heart of the work of specialist Employment Law Team at Tollers, the leading regional law firm.

The team's extensive legal experience gives clients the confidence to be able to seek advice across a wide range of issues affecting individuals and businesses.

Partner Rebecca List, Head of the Department, said: "We take real pride in offering a personal service to clients and being seen as the go-to team of experts for any clients looking for support with their employment needs.

"We can handle everything from the review of handbooks and contracts to representing clients at employment tribunals."

The team's priority is to ensure clients are guided clearly and practically through often complex legal processes and procedures without cutting corners while ensuring each can continue to focus on the day-to-day running of their business.

Rebecca, who has extensive experience in all areas of employment law, works closely with other members of the team including Gary Tait, an Equity Partner and Head of Commercial Services at Tollers. Both are keen advocates who have represented clients at a local, national and international level.

Rebecca, Gary and newly appointed Paralegal Jackie O'Sullivan can all handle settlement agreements for clients facing legal challenges. Jackie is Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, FILEx, which confirms her status as a qualified lawyer.

Trainee Solicitor Gabriella Sparrow, who joined Tollers in September 2017 has been able to build on her training to support the employment specialists, while PA Helen Richards brings her invaluable organisational skills and experience to support the Employment Department, having been in the team since 2001.

"It is through working together that the team is able to meet the needs of each client," said Rebecca. "We believe in giving each client the time and support to ensure they feel confident that throughout the process that we understand and have their best interests at heart."


What is Tollers HR?

A Tollers HR package is designed to help you manage the HR side of your business, in a cost effective and confident way. Tollers solicitors will provide you with a personal and dedicated service. This is the Tollers Difference. The Tollers HR package is made up of the following key elements:

* HR peace of mind for 12 months;

* Anytime employment law advice straight through to a solicitor face to face or on the phone;

* A site visit when you sign up to review your contracts and handbooks;

* To become a custodian of your handbook so that we can update it with employment law changes for you;

* Regular email updates;

* Invitations to our seminars;

* Training for staff on HR matters where required;

* Annual review meetings with you;

* Indemnity Insurance with Composite Legal; and

* No notice to cancel at the end of the 12 months.