Averta Employment Lawyers

Employment Department

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What the team is known for Claimant-oriented firm that advises employees from both the private and public sectors across the whole spectrum of employment issues. Particular strengths include assisting with tribunal claims and settlement agreements, among other areas. Continues to advise on restrictive covenant disputes, as well as harassment and discrimination claims.

Strengths Interviewees praise them for being "pragmatic" and explain that "they are commercially sound – they're focused on getting the best deal without making it unduly expensive or acrimonious."

An impressed client says: "Everyone I spoke to was kind, polite, efficient and thorough. One thing that impressed me was that things really moved – everything got done well before I expected and was of an extremely high quality. All the communication was clear and had the right amount of detail for me to understand but not be baffled."

Another says: "What impresses me is the hands-on approach from partners at short notice and at unsociable hours. We feel like they make the effort."

Notable practitioners

Alan Jones "personifies the sensible, pragmatic and commercial approach," say peers, who add that he is "solutions-oriented and direct." He is experienced in acting for senior employees and other individuals on issues such as exit negotiations and employment status.