As your business grows, you will need the right employment contracts. We know from experience that a decision to have employment contracts prepared by lawyers involves cost/risk/benefit for employers.

We are a practical, cost effective, reliable choice for small businesses and growing businesses who need contracts of employment, policies and procedures.

Our employment lawyers provide specialist help with key issues relating to employment contracts including :

  • Drafting contracts of employment
  • Review and update of existing contracts
  • Restrictive covenants, garden leave and employee confidentiality
  • Social media aspects of the employment relationship
  • Contracts for directors and senior employees
  • Contracts for part-time and zero hours contracts
  • Working from home and mobile worker policies
  • GDPR, confidentiality and Data protection aspects of employing staff
  • Different employment contracts for different staff such as where some staff are paid on a commission or discretionary bonus basis
  • Advising on and drafting documents relating to flexible work and working from home.
  • Advising on employment contract issues for employees who are also shareholders.
  • Employment contract review for employees, including where employees are offered share options or other forms of incentives.


If you have been offered an employment contract and feel you need to have it reviewed by a specialist employment lawyer, please do contact us. Whether it’s a fairly quick look over to offer peace of mind or bigger concerns, our legal fees are competitive and our advice practical and sound.

Disputes and breach of employment contract claims

Our employment lawyers advise on and deal with issues including wrongful dismissal claims, bonus disputes, exit related disputes involving share options, restrictive covenants and non-competition.

Whether you are employer or employee, our employment lawyers have the experience and know how to obtain the best available outcome for you.

For further information on the issues raised, please contact Elliot Hammer at:

Branch Austin McCormick LLP
32 St James’s Street