Human Resources and Employment Law Solicitors

“Very knowledgeable, very responsive, and very good value for money” Legal 500

Human Resources and Employment Law Solicitors

“Very knowledgeable, very responsive, and very good value for money” Legal 500

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 North Buckinghamshire (located near the M40 J9 / 20 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 by phone / email or meeting with you.

Our services include:

  • Whistleblowing

  • Business Protection – Restrictive Covenants / Confidentiality

  • Partnership/LLP Advice

  • Consultancy / Freelancer Arrangements

  • Commercial Agents Regulations

  • Gender Pay Gap Reporting

  • Data Protection

  • Sickness Absence

  • Advice to high net worth & ultra high net worth individuals on staffing issues

Chambers 2024 "Julian would always be my first choice for employment advice at any level of complexity."

What the team is known for: Julian Taylor Solicitors is a boutique firm that handles the full spectrum of employment work, including restructuring and TUPE issues. Julian Taylor Solicitors regularly advises on matters relating to employment status and senior exits. The firm represents national clients in the technology, legal and non-profit sectors.

Julian Taylor is a well-regarded employment practitioner recognised for advising his clients on an array of HR-related disputes as well as negotiating senior employee exit terms. He is additionally adept at handling unfair dismissal claims and is noted for his experience of contractual issues and post-termination restrictive covenants.

"Julian is very experienced and confident. He is pragmatic and empowers the client to make informed decisions."

Paula Rome is an employment specialist who is recognised for her expertise in employment matters involving collective consultation. She also advises on senior exits, regularly working with both employers and employees in that area.

Chambers 2022 & 2023 “Employment specialists who are very capable and experienced”

What the team is known for: Julian Taylor is a well-regarded employment practitioner recognised for advising his clients on an array of HR-related disputes as well as negotiating senior employee exit terms. He is additionally adept at handling unfair dismissal claims and is noted for his experience of contractual issues and post-termination restrictive covenants.

Sources report: "Julian is personable and has incredibly high standards of service and support."

Interviewees state: "Julian Taylor is excellent. He has huge specialist knowledge and he's a sound adviser who makes himself available and exceeds expectations."

Chambers 2021 “High standards in client care”

What the team is known for: Boutique firm that 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.

Sources report: "They set high standards in client care and punch way above their weight."

Interviewees state: "They are incredibly responsive and very pragmatic in the way they handle matters."

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.

Here at Julian Taylor HR we're a small but very experienced team of employment law solicitors. What makes us different to other firms is that you're going to be working directly with one of us - we won't pass your case off to a junior, or someone else working behind the scenes.

Our team have a huge amount of experience dealing with all areas of employment law, for both employees and employers - so don't hesitate to reach out for a chat about your own needs.

Julian Taylor Solicitor

JULIAN TAYLOR

Partner and Founder
Paula Rome

PAULA ROME

Consultant
Jayne Sinclair

JAYNE SINCLAIR

Consultant

Feedback from the Legal 500 website

Being included in the Legal 500 is a significant achievement for Julian Taylor HR, and we're delighted to have been included in the publication for the past 5 years running. You can read feedback on our employment law solicitors firm below:

“This team punches well above its weight, particularly in the high quality of legal advice, client care, responsiveness and experience. While the team is small, they provide an excellent service, on a par with some of the best London employment teams."

“Julian Taylor is a fantastic lawyer. He is knowledgeable, sensible and clear. He is usually my very first recommendation when asked for an employment solicitor."

“We instruct Julian Taylor on all of our employment issues and find them to be sensitive, commercial and practical in their advice."

Founding partner and seasoned litigator Julian Taylor heads the team.

The Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms

“Julian Taylor – highly experienced, fantastic knowledge of the field, sound and thoughtful practitioner." 

"Julian Taylor Solicitors are very personable, professional and knowledgeable. They build rapport and are very respectful of all members of our team. They support every case and every query we have with great care as well as intuition and an understanding of our values. Their advice gives us great confidence in the direction of travel we then take. They really are a pleasure to work with."
The Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms

“Julian Taylor Solicitors punch well above their weight. They offer a service which is at least as good as much larger (and more expensive) city firms. I have always been impressed by their careful legal thinking, commercial awareness and their commitment to clients.”

“Strong collaboration displayed within its team, with each one being capable of delivering beyond your expectation.”

The Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms

“JTS offers a personal, professional and tailored service to meet the needs of our company. Uniquely in our view, they care.”

“Incredibly responsive and accessible.”

“The practice is led by the 'calm, measured and pragmatic' Julian Taylor.”

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

'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.

Employment Law Solicitors

As specialists in employment law based near Oxford, we serve clients throughout the UK and cover all areas of employment law including:

  • Bonuses or Pay Disputes

  • Constructive Dismissals

  • Disciplinary & Capability Concerns

  • Discrimination & Harassment

  • Family Related Rights

  • Flexible Working

  • Grievances & Workplace Concerns

  • Job Offers & Contracts

  • Litigation

  • Moving to a Competitor

  • Settlement Agreements

  • TUPE Assistance

  • Unfair Dismissals

  • Business Infrastructure & Reducing Claims

  • Business Critical Reorganisations

  • Day-to-Day Business Advice

  • Employment Tribunals

  • Inclusion & Diversity

  • Selling Your Business

  • TUPE Assistance for Employers

  • Worker Status

Get in touch today for expert employment law advice. Fill in the form or call us.

+44 (0)1869 351833

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