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Andrew Robinson - Employment Law

Andrew has extensive experience across a broad spectrum of Employment and HR matters. In addition to handling a wide range of contentious and non contentious employment disputes, he has particular expertise in unfair dismissal claims, redundancy, discrimination and TUPE matters. Andrew specialises in Employment Law and runs our free Employment law clinics in Leicester, Loughborough and Market Harborough.

Andrew has dealt with a number of successful employment disputes acting for both employee and employer. He has been successful both in representing clients at the Employment Tribunal and in negotiating settlements through conciliation and negotiation.

Recent successful cases include:

  • Successfully settled several discrimination matters including sex discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination.
  • Settled and successfully represented clients in a number of Unfair Dismissal claims.

Testimonials:

"Andrew is very polite and professional in his conduct throughout all of my dealings with him. He has meticulous attention to detail and is most insightful when it comes to legal knowledge. I would certainly recommend EHL and moreover Andrew Robinson to other clients of mine as I know they would be in capable and astute hands. I would like to thank Andrew for all of his hard work and efforts on my new company, Instructor Engine LTD. Andrew has been the backbone to the legal side of my company clearly outlining the legal documentation which I would require, in order to move my company to the next stage. Andrew has done a sterling job for me and I can genuinely say he is a credit to EHL. Thank you once again Andrew." - Vikesh Mistry

"Andrew is helpful and explains everything clearly and concisely. He always has time for us and responds quickly to any communications." - Private client

"EHL were quick to respond and Andrew Robinson was very helpful and has given me some sound advice. Thank you." - Lucie Oakley

"We've have been impressed with how quickly Andrew has managed to resolve our case and most impressed with being kept up to date even if there was no progression on the case." - Private Client

"I always found you so easy to communicate with, both in the office, by phone and email. You were very prompt at responding to my communications and in particular summarised the situation as we went along in a clear and easy to understand manner. I just wanted you to know how much I valued your time and expertise as a solicitor." S. Kirkpatrick

Andrew Robinson is based at our Loughborough solicitors branch.


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  • Employment Law Update October 2015

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  • Employment Law: everything you need to know about Early Conciliation

    For many years, dialogue between parties in employment disputes has been encouraged. Since April 2014 we moved to a position where it is now mandatory for the parties to conciliate. The impact and success of compulsory early conciliation can now be assessed. A claimant is required to submit an early conciliation form to ACAS, as… Learn more

  • Employment: Proposed changes to the minimum wage

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  • Paperless driving licence: How do you check penalties and endorsements?

    As a result of the Red Tape Challenge consultation road transportation, the DVLA will no longer issue the paper counterpart driving licence. The change comes as part of DVLA’s strategic plan which aims to cut costs and simplify its services. From the 8 June 2015 the paper counterpart has no legal standing, however a paper… Learn more

Education

Andrew read law at the University of East Anglia during his degree  he spent one year studying at Lund University in  Sweden. He went on to complete his Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School in 2010.

 

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