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Employment law

Hero Aberdeen Lighthouse

Our employment lawyers in Aberdeen, Inverness and Edinburgh expertly manage human resources legalities and workplace contractual matters.

With a unique geographical spread throughout north and north east Scotland, our employment lawyers in Aberdeen, Inverness and Edinburgh have the experience to expertly manage human resources legalities and workplace contractual matters.

Partner Kirk Tudhope is the only Law Society accredited specialist in employment law based in the Highland and Islands area while John Lee is one of only three solicitor advocates in the country to be accredited by the Law Society of Scotland in both employment and discrimination law.

We provide tailored in-house training, seminars and skill building, and general advisory services.

Including draft and review of employment contracts, restrictive covenants, discrimination advice, disciplinary and capability hearings, redundancy, consultation, claims and business transfer matters. We also provide a telephone hotline for quick access to invaluable expertise.

What our clients and peers say

Our employment law work is commended by clients within research carried out by international legal directory Chambers and Partners:

Clients report that the team is "very easy to work with, responsive and has an excellent breadth of subject matter experts."

"They are a professional business that tailors their service to suit the company that they are working with," according to sources.

Interviewees remark: "They combine consummate professionalism with good humour and approachability. For many this is not an easy mix and it speaks well of the firm that they employ and retain people with these skills."

Worldwide research publication Legal 500 also commends our employment work:

The 'friendly, knowledgeable and flexible' team at Ledingham Chalmers LLP is noted for its 'practical and professional approach'. Led by the "professional, calm and outcome-focused" Kirk Tudhope, other client feedback describes team strengths as:

'Always tells the client where they stand.'

'Extremely commercially aware.'

'Very quick response times to queries.'