Human Resources and Employment Law

We’ll provide you with effective, approachable, experienced and competitive advice

Human Resources and Employment Law

We’ll provide you with effective, approachable, experienced and competitive advice

Human Resources & Employment Law

We’ll provide you with effective, approachable, experienced and competitive advice

Acting for regional, national and international clients

Company ethos

Employment law is a dynamic area of law and our clients need high quality advice from experts working in the field every day. Julian Taylor Solicitors is made up of experts, known for dealing with complex employment matters. People are at the heart of what we do. With us, you won’t just get a junior churning your file. Instead you can be confident that you will get an approachable, dedicated, responsive and experienced adviser with in-depth knowledge of the issues you are facing. We represent both employers (of all sizes) and employees. We also act for both LLPs and their members. This means we see both sides of the equation, and it gives us the experience needed to look after your interests and make sound judgments in your case. We are ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners as leading employment lawyers.

We operate out of offices in Weston-on-the-Green, Oxfordshire (located just off the M40 J9 / 10 minutes from Bicester Village Station, with train times to London Marylebone from just 43 minutes). We service clients locally, nationally and internationally. Many of our clients are London based. We appreciate clients need a flexible service. We are happy to work with you in whatever way suits you best, whether that be meeting up with you at our offices or an alternative location, or conducting business by phone / email.

Our services include

  • Settlement Agreements

  • HR Support

  • Service Agreements, Contracts of Employment and Staff Handbooks

  • Discrimination

  • Bullying

  • Court and Employment Tribunal Proceedings

  • Unfair Dismissal

  • Redundancy

  • Grievance Procedures

  • TUPE

  • Disciplinary / Capability Procedures

  • Whistleblowing

  • Flexible Working

  • Bonus / Commission / Pay Issues

  • Business Protection – Restrictive Covenants / Confidentiality

  • Partnership/LLP Advice

  • Parental Rights

  • Consultancy / Freelancer Arrangements

  • Commercial Agents Regulations

  • Gender Pay Gap Reporting

  • Data Protection

  • Sickness Absence

Chambers 2020 “City-style responsive service and high quality legal advice”

What the team is known for: Boutique firm which handles the full spectrum of employment work, including restructuring and TUPE issues. Also regularly advises on matters relating to employment status and senior exits. Represents national clients in the technology, legal and non-profit sectors.

Strengths Clients say: "It is a niche, focused, professional, well-managed firm with loyal clients. Its size enables the provision of very personable service and continuity of client-solicitor relationship and knowledge."

Sources report: "They provide City-style responsive service and high-quality legal advice."

Interviewees state: "They are always friendly, very supportive and focused on delivering great service and building good long-term working relationships."

Chambers 2020

Legal 500 2020

'Good, reliable, prompt and pragmatic advice. They understand the issues and have the right experience.'

'Julian Taylor is personable, always available and highly knowledgeable.'

'Nicola Wallbank is a GDPR guru, personable, polite, professional.'

Legal 500, UK "Very knowledgable, very responsive, and very good value for money"

‘Excellent niche employment practice’ Julian Taylors Solicitors is recommended as ‘very knowledgeable, very responsive, and very good value for money’. With ‘business acumen which is second to none’, name partner and ‘leading light’ Julian Taylor is ‘a delight to work with’, with ‘excellent client care and a sharp eye for detail’. Taylor is particularly strong in dealing with contentious matters in the Employment Tribunal and the High Court, and has particular expertise in dealing with cases involving restrictive covenants.

Taylor is assisted by ‘calm and commercial’ senior associate Nicola Wallbank, who is ‘a great listener’ and ‘very practical in her approach, with great client care skills’. Between them Taylor and Wallbank service employment matters for a broad range of clients including UK companies, the UK subsidiaries of international corporates, sports bodies and charities, and senior executives, including Blackwell UK and Rapid Engineering Supplies.

Legal 500, 2019 & 2020

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Legal 500, UK "Very knowledgable, very responsive, and very good value for money"

‘Excellent niche employment practice’ Julian Taylors Solicitors is recommended as ‘very knowledgeable, very responsive, and very good value for money’. With ‘business acumen which is second to none’, name partner and ‘leading light’ Julian Taylor is ‘a delight to work with’, with ‘excellent client care and a sharp eye for detail’. Taylor is particularly strong in dealing with contentious matters in the Employment Tribunal and the High Court, and has particular expertise in dealing with cases involving restrictive covenants.

Taylor is assisted by ‘calm and commercial’ senior associate Nicola Wallbank, who is ‘a great listener’ and ‘very practical in her approach, with great client care skills’. Between them Taylor and Wallbank service employment matters for a broad range of clients including UK companies, the UK subsidiaries of international corporates, sports bodies and charities, and senior executives, including Blackwell UK and Rapid Engineering Supplies.

Legal 500, 2019 & 2020

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