Settlement Agreement Lawyers
Advice and assistance for both employers and employees in relation to settlement agreements.
If you need advice about a settlement agreement, our specialist solicitors here at The McKinstry Company can help. We regularly provide advice and assistance to both employers and employees in relation to settlement agreements, and we are confident we can provide you with the help you need.
Settlement agreements can be a useful means of bringing an employment dispute to an end. When done correctly, a settlement agreement can be beneficial to both the employer and the employee. It is a legal requirement that employees receive legal advice in relation to a settlement agreement, so if your employer has offered you a settlement agreement you should instruct a solicitor to look at the agreement for you. Our lawyers will ensure that the offer you are given is fair and in your best interests. Where it is not, we can negotiate on your behalf for more favourable terms.
To discuss your specific circumstances with our expert team, contact us today by calling 01292 281711 or complete our online enquiry form and we will get back to you right away. We look forward to hearing from you.
How Settlement Agreements Work
A settlement agreement is often used to bring an employment dispute or the employment relationship to an end. Normally offered by an employer, a settlement agreement allows an employee to waive certain rights to bring a claim in return for a financial award from the employer. The amount offered in a settlement agreement will greatly depend on the circumstances leading up to the offer, but an experienced solicitor will be able to advise as to whether the compensation offered is fair.
Furthermore, the settlement agreement may also include other conditions that are favourable to the employee, such as a good reference or a preferable termination date. Where these are not offered in the original settlement agreement, your lawyer can negotiate these terms on your behalf.
We also offer advice, representation and drafting services to employers looking to offer a settlement agreement to one employee, or even a group of employees. We know that letting staff members go can be difficult under any circumstances, so we strive to make the process as straightforward as possible.
Expert Settlement Agreements Lawyers in Ayrshire
To discuss the circumstances surrounding your case with an experienced employment lawyer, get in touch with The McKinstry Company today. Our clients are important to us, and we hope that The McKinstry Company becomes your law firm for life. That is our commitment to client service. We know that doing a great job for our clients is how we built our business, and so each and every element of your case will be handled by a professional with experience of that area of the law.
Contact The McKinstry Company Settlement Agreement Lawyers in Ayrshire & Dumfries and Galloway
If you need advice or assistance in relation to a settlement agreement, contact us today. We are ideally located to serve all of Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway and beyond and strive to make resolving your case as straightforward as possible for you. When you get in touch with us, we will discuss your options with you clearly and concisely – we will always be upfront about the chances of your case being successful, as well as any costs involved in bringing a case forward.
For more information or to discuss your needs, contact our Litigation team on 01292 281711 or complete our online enquiry form.
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