A teacher who locked a misbehaving pupil in a store cupboard, that was rumoured to be haunted, has won his claim of unfair dismissal. Mr Mohammad Basit taught maths at Pleckgate High School in Blackburn from 2012. He had an unblemished record and was known for his self-professed ‘love of his job’. However, an incident
Employment Tribunals & High Court
Where possible, our aim is to resolve disputes without the need to submit a claim to the Employment Tribunal. However, where litigation cannot be avoided, we can assist you with all aspects of the Tribunal process.
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If you believe your employer has acted unlawfully you may consider submitting a claim to the Employment Tribunal to protect and enforce your rights.
We recognise the financial and emotional cost to individuals of bringing a claim against their employer. Where possible, our aim is to resolve disputes without the need to submit a claim to the Employment Tribunal. However, where litigation cannot be avoided, we can assist you on all aspects of the Tribunal process, including:
- Your eligibility for claims;
- Tribunal jurisdictions;
- Time limits
- Drafting and submitting claims, witness evidence and making applications.
We have extensive experience in Employment Tribunals and the High Court and frequently represent employees in a variety of employment claims including unfair dismissal, discrimination, pay claims, breach of contract, bonus claims, restrictive covenants, injunctive proceedings and whistleblowing. We deal with each matter on a case-by-case basis and consider all factors before detailing the rights of action and options available to you.
In High Court proceedings we work closely with our Dispute Resolution team.
We appreciate employment law claims can be complex and it is difficult for employees to know which claims they may have against their employer. To help you identify whether your employer may have acted unlawfully, we have summarised some of the most common employment law claims in our “Guide to Employment Rights”.
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Many employees are not aware of the many rights they have that regulate the relationship between them and their employer. To help you identify whether your employer may have acted unlawfully, we have summarised some of the most common employment law claims in this guide.