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Professional advice in employment law


Bermans specialist Employment team provides hands-on, professional advice to assist businesses and employees in all areas of employment law.

Our team takes a comprehensive approach to solving employment issues. We provide employers with a range of bespoke services and employee relationship advice. We pride ourselves on our ability to build long-term relationships with our clients, which allow us an in-depth understanding of their business and employment issues.

Our fixed-fee employment law package and HR website Praesidium Employment Law Protection helps our clients to reduce or eliminate the risk of expensive Employment Tribunal claims.

Clients we work with

  • Businesses
  • Employees

Key Services

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    • Business Immigration
    • Disciplinary
    • Grievances
    • Redundancy
    • Termination packages
    • Protected Conversations
    • Restrictive Covenants
    • TUPE
    • Variation of terms and conditions
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    Preparation of:

    • Service Agreements
    • Policies and procedures
    • Settlement Agreements
    • Contracts of Employment
    • Consultancy Agreements
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    Representation in Employment Tribunals:

    • Discrimination
    • Whistle-blowing
    • Unfair dismissal
    • TUPE
    • Agency
    Employment tribunal: Range of costs

Key Contacts


Adrian Fryer

Adrian Fryer qualified in 1997 and has specialised in employment law since then. He has a particular interest in TUPE, collective consultation issues and trade union recognition.


Nicky Benson

Nicky Benson joined Bermans in May 2007 to lead the firm’s growing employment team. With a degree in law from the University of Liverpool, she then qualified in 1988, and has spent over 30 years specialising in employment work.


Neil Gouldson

Neil joined Bermans in February 2019 and is a senior associate in our employment team. He has a strong track record in the legal services industry specialising in all areas of general employment law advice across a wide range of sectors.

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