Employment Tribunals Solicitors in Oxford

For Employers

Employment Tribunals Solicitors in Oxford

For Employers

If you receive a claim, or notification through ACAS of a claim, we can assist you to resolve this. We can assess the likelihood of success in defending the claim, and the potential costs of doing so, to enable you to take a view on the practicalities of fighting or settling the matter.

How much does it cost to defend an employment tribunal?

The cost of defending an employment tribunal varies significantly depending on the facts and complexity. We set out the position on costs in employment tribunal on this page.

How long does an employment tribunal take?

This varies from region to region. Proceedings can take from as little as 6 months to as much as 18 months to 2 years.

What reasons can I be taken to an employment tribunal?

The reasons an employer may be taken to employment tribunal by an employee include but are not limited to claims relating to the following:

  • Unfair dismissal

  • Discrimination

  • Holiday pay and other working time issues

  • Health and safety

  • Whistleblowing

  • Maternity, paternity and parental rights

  • Part time worker issues

  • Flexible working

  • Lower value breach of contract claims

  • Equal pay

  • Redundancy

  • Collective consultation

  • TUPE issues arising from transfer of a business

  • Trade union and collective issues

  • Unlawful deductions from wages

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


Partner and Founder
Paula Rome


Jayne Sinclair



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.

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“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.

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Speak with our Employment Tribunal Experts based in Oxford.

Here at Julian Taylor HR in Oxford we’re experts in employment tribunals and defending employers where necessary. If you would like to ask us for advice regarding your employment tribunal or about employment law in general, don’t hesitate to reach out to us to discuss your request.

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