HR & Employment Law Department
There are two leading independent guides to UK law firms. The Legal 500 and Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession. Both publications carry out extensive research to ensure that rankings and editorial comments are fair and objective.
Turbervilles is recommended in the Legal 500 and ranked in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as a leading firm for employment law. Here is what the latest editions say about Turbervilles:
Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession states
'Turbervilles delivers grounded advice on a wide range of employment disputes up to and including advocacy. The team also acts on all issues relating to TUPE agreements and is an adviser to both employers and executives in negotiating severance packages. It brings expertise in a range of sectors including education, technology and retail. Clients also benefit from updates and seminars relating to topical employment law issues.'
'Robert Dixon represents employees and respondents in discrimination, unfair dismissal and TUPE-related claims. He has a particularly keen understanding of the education sector. "Open and friendly" Marc Jones is "a strong problem solver","prompt to respond" and "always honest with his feedback." He is especially experienced in litigating tribunal claims.' (2013)
'The "on the ball and knowledgeable" team at Turbervilles advise employers on a gamut of employment law matters.'
'The “extremely competent” Robert Dixon [jointly] heads the department. Marc Jones is an employment litigation specialist with particular expertise in terminations, restrictive covenants and employment tribunal matters.' (2012)
'Part of a full-service employment firm, the team here has attracted praise for its advice on compromise agreements, contractor contracts, employee contracts, redundancies and constructive dismissal exercises. Clients appreciate the team's skills at risk analysis. Clients praise the personal touch of Marc Jones, who impresses by getting to know his clients' business needs. Robert Dixon is singled out for providing clear and precise business-related advice.' (2011)
'In a competitive market, this firm's commitment to client service has attracted a healthy client list, which includes big names in the aviation and construction industries. Most of the group's high-profile litigation is carried out by Marc Jones, whose major strengths lie in terminations, restrictive covenants and tribunal claims. Robert Dixon is also adroit in matters relating to boardroom disputes and TUPE issues. He was recently instructed in several widely reported court of appeal cases relating to unfair dismissal.' (2010)
The Legal 500 states
'Turbervilles “consistently punches above its weight”. Its department is co-led by the “very professional” Marc Jones and the “reassuring” Robert Dixon.' (2012)
'The employment group at Turbervilles is jointly headed by the “organised and intelligent” Robert Dixon and Marc Jones, who is also highly regarded and a “tenacious litigator”.' (2011)
'Jointly headed by Marc Jones and Robert Dixon, Turbervilles advises clients on dismissals, redundancies and compromise agreements, as well as in representations before employment tribunals.' (2010)
'Turbervilles has a “tenacious litigator” in former barrister Marc Jones, while the team “provides clear and concise instructions in good time”.' (2009)
'Robert Dixon and former barrister Marc Jones are recommended in a Turbervilles team, which provides “exceptional employment advice”, and is “approachable, easily available by telephone and flexible about meeting arrangements”.' (2008)
Turbervilles' employment solicitors in Uxbridge, High Wycombe, Maidenhead and Chorleywood offer a wealth of experience in all areas of employment law, including amongst others:
Compromise Agreements: please see fact sheet
Dismissal: please see fact sheet
Employment Tribunals: please see fact sheet
Redundancy: please see fact sheet
Unlawful Discrimination: please see fact sheet
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Turbervilles' reputation has been built on acting for employers and employees at all levels, including representing a number of clients in reported cases.
All Turbervilles' employment solicitors are members of the Employment Lawyers Association.
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