Josiah Hincks Solicitors are local unfair dismissal solicitors in Leicester, Blaby and Coalville. Our expert employment lawyers advise daily on unfair dismissal claims.
If you have been dismissed and your employer did not have a fair reason, did not use a fair procedure and/ or didn’t consider the alternatives to dismissal you may be able to bring a claim for unfair dismissal. If you want to know “Can I sue for unfair dismissal?” then our Leicester unfair dismissal solicitors can help assess your claim.
To bring a claim for unfair dismissal you need to have been employed for at least 2 years and be an employee (i.e. the law on unfair dismissal doesn’t cover self-employed contractors or agency workers, although still speak to us as you may be able to bring other types of claims).
The employer has a duty dismiss you for a fair reason and use a fair procedure, but some dismissals will be automatically unfair dismissals and these include, but is not limited to, unfair dismissals because of:
- Pregnancy, childbirth, maternity leave, paternity leave, adoption leave or time off to care for dependents
- Participation in trade union membership or activities
- Dismissal because of a spent conviction
- Engaging in certain health and safety activities
- Engaging in official protected industrial action
With offices across Leicestershire, our employment law advisors can give you the best unfair dismissal advice possible. Our experienced and qualified leicester employment solicitors have vast experience in dealing with employment tribunal claims for unfair dismissal, usually at Leicester Employment Tribunal or Nottingham Employment Tribunal.
If you think you have been unfairly dismissed, contact our Employment Team for advice.