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Employment practices liability claims

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We have an experienced team of specialist employment lawyers undertaking a wide range of EPLI claims both as panel and claims handler advising on related policy coverage work and who have a thorough understanding of the commercial, regulatory and reputational pressures faced by our clients in the current market. Our team deal with the employment aspects of Professional Indemnity claims and when a negligence claim arises as a result of employment related procedural claims.

Our team of qualified lawyers provide advice and assistance to policyholders facing employment related claims and also provide representation in the Employment Tribunals. We also regularly provide training and know-how to insurer clients on the quick-changing regulatory employment law landscape.

What we do...

Delegated authority schemes:

  • Our clients – international specialist insurers and policyholders.
  • Specialist Services – providing bespoke delegated authority schemes, coverage issues and policy interpretation to include wordings.
  • Customer focus - excellent customer service is at the heart of what we do. At any early stage we will engage with brokers/policy holders and enhance their claims experience by seeking the earliest resolution to disputes.

Acting as panel solicitors:

  • Representation – qualified lawyers specialising in all sectors including leisure, sports, charities, I.T, manufacturing, construction, engineering, health and education.
  • Expertise – we provide training on new or anticipated employment legislation and industry developments.
  • Our experience – qualified solicitors with varying post qualification experiences and rates applicable to a client’s needs. All our solicitors are members of the employment lawyers association.

Recent experience

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