Commercially focussed advice on all employment issues


The members of our team are recognised for their ability to quickly identify the issues and providing pragmatic legal advice.

We provide legal advice and support for business owners, senior management and in-house HR teams on a full range of HR and regulatory compliance issues across a broad range of sectors including: agriculture and fisheries, aviation, construction, distribution, employment businesses and agencies, energy, food and beverages, healthcare, hotels and hospitality, IT, manufacturing, professional services, renewables, retail, shipping and transport. 

We primarily provide employment law advice and assistance for employers, however, we also provide employment law advice to individuals in relation to all aspects of employment law that may arise during the employment life cycle. We understand that the cost of seeking employment law legal advice is likely to be very important to the parties concerned and therefore, our Employment Law Advice Pricing Structure guide is available for review.


HR support

We provide advice and support for disciplinary and grievance procedures, capability and performance management, contracts of employment, restrictive covenants, policies and procedures

Redundancies & Business reorganisations

Settlement Agreements

We advise employer and employees ‎in relation to Settlement Agreements.

Disputes & Litigation

Regulatory Compliance

We provide advice and support on a broad range of regulatory compliance issues, including data protection, IR35, health and safety, business immigration.



Key Contacts

To make an enquiry, please contact a member of staff below or call 01224 845 845

David Chalmers

Partner, Head of Employment
T: 01224 845 817
M: 07587 034 699

Anya Duncan

Partner, Employment
T: 01224 845 907
M: 07587 034 700

Annika Neukirch

Senior Associate, Employment
T: 01224 845 822
M: 07879 519 699

Latest Employment News & Insights

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May 7, 2024

Stronachs will welcome Kerrie Machin, partner at Mitigo to its offices on Thursday, 23 May.

Employment Law Updates – April 2024

April 9, 2024

From changes to flexible working and paternity leave to holiday pay reform for individuals with irregular work hours, find out what the key employment law updates are for April 2024.

Employment Law Fact Card April 2024

April 5, 2024

During April 2024 there are a number of employment law changes. The government has announced changes to the statutory amounts for 2024. The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order contains the full list of increases. View the Employment Law Fact Card to learn more about a number of the key changes.

National Minimum Wage 2024/25

November 21, 2023

The Government has announced that the National Living Wage (NLW) and the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates will increase from 1 April 2024.