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Employment law

  • Are you being mistreated at work? Specialist support is just a phone call away
  • As a member of Unite the Union, you are entitled to free representation at work
  • Our dedicated employment law solicitors will provide expert legal advice
  • Unite Legal Services protects members with representation at a regional and national level
  • As a Unite member, you will always keep 100% of your compensation through Unite Legal Services.

With employment law always changing, workers need protection now more than ever. As a Unite member you have access to free legal advice and representation through Unite Legal Services.

Our expert solicitors work closely with workplace representatives and fully trained Unite officers to assist you with issues from disciplinary and grievance hearings through to more complex cases. We can also provide employment tribunal representation.

Unite Legal Services guarantees that you will keep 100% of any compensation awarded to you by an employment tribunal.

Access to employment law solicitors is a key service for all Unite members. Our specialisms include:

  • Unfair dismissal claims
  • Settlement agreements
  • Redundancy and lay-off
  • Protective awards
  • Regulatory hearings
  • Discrimination claims
  • Contractual issues
  • Collective and industrial action
  • Working time issues and holidays
  • Pay and other benefits
  • TUPE

To keep up to date with the latest legislations and policies that affect employment and trade union rights, visit The Institute of Employment Rights' website

Regional contact information

As a Unite member, you will receive the best service and legal representation at both local and national level. We have staff located in a network of regional offices across the UK. If you have an employment law query, contact your Unite regional office directly on the number below and ask to speak to the officer responsible for your sector or workplace:

Scotland

John Smith House,
145/165 West Regent Street,
Glasgow
G2 4RZ
01414 045 424

North West

Jack Jones House,
2 Churchill Way,
Liverpool
L3 8EF
01512 031 907


North East, Yorkshire and Humberside

55 Call Lane,
Leeds
LS1 7BW
01132 364 830

West Midlands

Transport House,
9-17 Victoria Street,
West Bromwich
B70 8HX
01215 536 051


East Midlands

Unit 2, Pride Point Drive,
Pride Park,
Derby
DE24 8BX
01332 548 400

London and Eastern

33-37 Moreland Street,
Islington,
London
EC1V 8BB
02088 004 281


South East

South East Regional Centre,
Chalvey Road East,
Slough
SL1 2LS
01753 313 820

Wales

1 Cathedral Road,
Cardiff
CF11 9SD
02920 394 521


South West

Tony Benn House,
Victoria Street,
Bristol
BS1 6AY
01179 230 555

Belfast

26-34 Antrim Road,
Belfast
BT15 2AA
02890 020 418
(04890 when calling from the ROI)


Dublin

55-56 Middle Abbey Street,
Dublin 1
01 873 4577