Sankofa Legal Services

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Employment Law
We provide help and expertise in all areas of employment law, whether you need a fully outsourced employment law solution or help for a particular project we are able to assist.

Employment law is growing ever more complex, with new rights and protection for employees, and new duties on employers. It is important to save time and expense by engaging employment law experts who can quickly assist.
We pride ourselves on keeping up-to-date with the barrage of changes in employment law and on offering high-quality, pragmatic, and cost-effective advice. Our expertise and experience in this area is second to none.

Our service is streamlined and efficient - you pay for the timely legal advice you need, rather than add-ons that you don’t need.

We act for both employers and employees and therefore understand the tactics often adopted by your opponent. Whether you are an employer who wants to make sure your internal disciplinary procedures are up to scratch; or an employee who has been unfairly dismissed. Our approach is to handle employment cases sensitively because they involve disputes between people who have worked together. We will act robustly on our client’s behalf to achieve the best possible outcome.

We have expertise in dealing with:

▪ Breach of contract claims
▪ Variations of contract
▪ Part Time Worker Regulations
▪ Large-scale redundancies
▪ Variations of employment conditions
▪ Discrimination 
▪ Unfair dismissal
▪ Transfer of undertakings
▪ Mergers
▪ Collective agreements
▪ Workplace stress and bullying claims
▪ Breach of contract and unlawful deduction from wages claims
▪ Commercial agency agreements
▪ Restraint of trade and confidentiality
▪ Maternity and parental leave
▪ National Minimum Wage
▪ Equal pay claims
▪ Pay and benefits
▪ Pension rights
▪ Whistle blowing claims
▪ Health and safety claims
▪ Personal injury claims
▪ Costs

We are familiar with drafting contracts of employment and company handbooks. Sankofa Legal Services also advises on disciplinary and grievance investigations and hearings.

The employment team provides specialist expertise covering the full range of employment issues. We are able to provide a multi-disciplinary approach where employment matters overlap with other areas, including personal injury claims, commercial and business disputes, human rights and health and safety. We advise on modern working practices that often create disputes as to the employment status of workers. We provide in-house training to keep you up to date with the latest developments in employment law.

Sankofa Legal Service’s experience includes working with financial services organisations, charities, local authorities, central government, trade unions, small businesses, housing associations, schools and colleges and hospitals. Our employment team are also able to bring their expertise in other areas, such as commercial and business disputes, human rights and health and safety at work. Our experience of personal injury claims is of particular assistance in dealing with claims under the Equality Act with a personal injury element.

Sankofa Legal Services is aware of the frequent need to provide advice quickly in an employment situation.  We provide a sensitive and approachable service combined with a firm grasp of the realities of business. We offer representation before Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeals Tribunal as well as in the higher courts.

We work throughout the UK our offices are located at
180 Piccadilly London W1J 9HF
Call us on +44 (207) 096 0250

We are part of the Sankofa Group