You’ll be able to call on us for help, advice and guidance throughout the employment relationship from recruitment and selection through to discipline and dismissal – and everything in-between.
Our team of specialist employment lawyers work with a mix of small to medium-sized, owner-managed businesses and large, household names.
As a result, we are used to dealing with, and tailoring our approach to meet the needs of both growing businesses and large organisations, dealing with managers, business owners and HR professionals.
Defended claim at employment tribunal for unfair dismissal
August 29, 2018
Education organisation avoided employment tribunal proceedings
July 29, 2018
Helped organisation avoid employment tribunal proceedings.
June 29, 2018
National retailer secures low value settlement of tribunal claim
May 29, 2018
Successfully defended employment tribunal claim for food manufacturer
April 29, 2018
"Actons have worked with Leicester College on employment matters for a number of years. They have a good understanding of our needs as an employer, the work we do and the environment within which we operate. The advice they provide is unfailingly prompt, practical and clear about the actions we need to take and the potential risks for the College. When needed Actons have successfully and effectively represented the College in dealing with Employment Tribunal and other claims."Rod Wood, Director of Human Resources at Leicester College
“Nic understands our business objectives and works to help me achieve them. It’s great working together and he and the team at Actons are responsive and genuinely commercial in their approach. They come highly recommended by me!”Nimira Kassam: Head of HR – Commify
"‘Very personable’ practice head Nic Elliott, also leads the employee investigation team which handles large-scale investigations, in particular regarding fraud, whistleblowing and harassment."The Legal 500 2018 (Employment)
The Legal 500 2021: EmploymentActons advise on a wide range of employment and HR issues for owner-managed businesses and SMEs, as well as household name clients such as Iceland Foods and Bistrot Pierre. The team's key strengths include advising on Employment Tribunals, absence management and providing training. James Symons, who was promoted to director, is 'friendly, calm and incredibly knowledgeable'. Practice head Nic Elliott is an 'engaging partner' and maintains a strong 'rapport' with his clients.
"Team are excellent – very responsive; knowledgeable and explain the law in plain English. Practice has an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of employment law and make good use of technology that helps to speed up processes. Team all interact well and seem to know what is going on whoever you speak to."The Legal 500 2023: Employment