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Employment Law

Trusted employment rights solicitors in Northern Ireland

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.

When problems at work arise, it can be difficult to know where to turn. If you are the member of a trade union, Thompsons NI works 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 us for legal advice or representation.

We 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 NI Employment Law Specialists 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 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 solicitors 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 law solicitors in Belfast 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.