Legal Training Employment Law Training

Employment law is fast paced and constantly evolving. With that in mind, it is vital to keep up-to-date with the latest requirements and procedures. We provide legal training sessions which can be tailored to suit you and your organisation.

Mock Employment Tribunal

MacRoberts can deliver a live mock Employment Tribunal event for your organisation, suitable for HR, in-house legal teams and managers, which replicates the new experience of litigating online.

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Equality & Diversity

A comprehensive Equal Opportunity Policy is an essential tool for every organisation. In this, the organisation sets out its commitment to supporting diversity and acknowledging equal opportunity within the organisation.

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Performance Management

There can be many reasons for poor performance – ranging from ineffective management to genuine lack of capability. It is important that managers deal with performance issues as soon as they arise.

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Absence Management

MacRoberts provides detailed training on the Equality Act and its application, as well as training on how to deal with those sickness absences which do not fall within the definition of a “disability” under the Act.

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Disciplinary & Grievance

MacRoberts provides detailed training on the Equality Act and its application, as well as training on how to deal with those sickness absences which do not fall within the definition of a “disability” under the Act.

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Transfers & Redundancies

MacRoberts offers detailed training for managers on motivating and communicating effectively with employees who find themselves within the transfer, redundancy or re-organisation process.

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Family Friendly Employment Rights

The employment lawyers within MacRoberts have considerable experience in advising organisations and in advising upon and implementing family friendly policies.

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Our Awards & Accreditations

  • In 2016, we became one of the first law firms in Scotland to become Living Wage accredited employers.

  • Winners of Corporate & Commercial Team of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2020.

  • Our Real Estate team won the Property Team of the Year Award at the British Legal Awards in 2018.

  • Winner of SME of the Year at the Scottish SME Awards 2017, hosted by Scottish Business Insider.

  • Highly Commended for Commercial Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2016.

  • We are a proud member of the Legal Sustainability Alliance, a network of law firms committed to working collaboratively to reduce our environmental impact

  • In 2019, MacRoberts achieved Cyber Essentials Plus certification, a UK Government entry-level information security standard. 

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management, the most widely recognised quality management system standard in the world.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO14001:2015 certification for Environmental Management, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to environmental awareness.

  • MacRoberts holds the ISO27001:2013 certification for Information Security, an internationally recognised security gold standard.

  • Business continuity is a critical element of the Business Management System at MacRoberts and we hold full accreditation with the ISO 22301:2012.

  • MacRoberts is a member of IP Inclusive, a network of intellectual property professionals working to make our community more equal, diverse and inclusive.

  • We are active members of the PRIME Programme – an organisation that focuses on ensuring a career in law is open to talent from all economic and social backgrounds.

  • MacRoberts supports the Scottish Business Pledge, a values-led partnership between Government and business that is based on boosting productivity and competitiveness through fairness, equality and sustainable employment.

  • We are supporters of the Partnership for Change, a network of organisations and individuals who share a common ambition to improve diversity on boards and in senior leadership.

  • MacRoberts is a Disability Confident employer, and are committed to disability equality across our firm.

  • MacRoberts fully supports flexible working practices and supports family-friendly working practices.

  • MacRoberts became a member of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme in 2018.

  • MacRoberts is a member of The Glass Network, Scotland's organisation for LGBT+ allied legal professionals.
  • MacRoberts is a longstanding member of Scotland Food & Drink, the leading trade association for Scotland's food and drink industry.