Our Employment Experience

We work for some of the best known employers in the country including national PLCs and utilities companies, large charities and nine local authorities. We advise clients across a wide range of sectors including major national utilities, engineering, manufacturing, construction, food and drink, education, local authorities, charities, financial institutions and professional bodies.

You can therefore be confident that we will be able to understand your issues, anticipate any problems and provide the best possible outcome for you and your organisation.

Our specialists within the Employment Law Group have decades of combined experience in advising employers on employment and business immigration matters.

We advise on all areas of employment law including:

  • Employment Tribunal Advocacy and EAT claims
  • TUPE and organisational restructures
  • Redundancy and/or re-organisation
  • Pay and remuneration, including equal pay and holiday pay
  • Business immigration
  • Equality and avoiding workplace discrimination
  • Handling difficult conversations
  • Settlement agreements
  • Collective bargaining
  • Employee relations
  • Discipline and grievance
  • Working time
  • Whistle blowing
  • Employment and worker status
  • Service Agreements, contracts and policies
  • Industrial relations
  • "They find workable solutions and have a calming influence. They break issues down into understandable language for the layperson."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The team has great knowledge and insight and work well together, sharing information on casework to ensure cover and advice is always available."

    Legal 500
  • "Each member of the team shows compassion and understanding and 'gets' our organisation. They have a great value-base and bring this to all their work."

    Legal 500
  • "Excellent personal service from this very busy firm. Always very supportive and very knowledgeable about our business and our policies."

    Legal 500
  • "Their particular strengths are their approachability, professionalism and industry knowledge."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They're very responsive and thorough, and build a good rapport with clients."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

Employment Law at MacRoberts

Our Employment Group is the longest established specialist team in Scotland, and our clients include some of the best known employers across Scotland and the wider UK.

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