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Employment Law

Thompsons NI Solicitors is proud to provide employment law services to trade union members. We have a long standing relationship with trade unions, and we have continuously campaigned for improved workers’ rights.

Trusted employment solicitors in Northern Ireland

When problems at work arise, it can be difficult to know where to turn. If you are the member of a trade union, our employment law solicitors in Belfast work closely with your union to provide expert assistance, advice and, where necessary, representation.

If you are concerned about a work matter, speak to your local or regional union representative or branch manager for initial advice. They will decide if the matter should be referred to our employment law solicitors for legal advice or representation.

Our team of employment solicitors in Belfast deal with a whole range of employment issues on behalf of union members, including: contracts of employment; unfair dismissal cases; redundancy claims; equal pay disputes and compromise agreements.

How can Thompsons’ employment solicitors in Northern Ireland help you?

Thompsons NI has a long history of representing workers who have been discriminated against on the grounds of religion or political opinion, as well as disability, gender, race, age and sexual orientation discrimination claims. We have been involved in most landmark employment law and unfair dismissal cases, meaning we have helped to shape the law around employment rights.

We are ranked as Band 1 employment law firm by Chambers & Partners and Tier 3 for employment by the Legal 500 in 2017.

We understand that it is a big decision to challenge your employer and to consider bringing an employment rights case against them. Rest assured that our expert employment law solicitors in Belfast will work alongside your union to a build strong, evidenced-based case to support your claim, and will aim to resolve the issue in as short a time as possible.

If you’re a union member with an employment claim, our employment solicitors in Northern Ireland are ready to help. Simply contact your trade union for advice or speak to your union representative in the first instance and they will instruct our lawyers as part of the union’s legal service if necessary. Alternatively, visit our trade unions page to learn more about our trade union lawyers.