Employment Solicitors in Chelmsford

If you are experiencing issues at work, such as facing redundancy, understanding your maternity and parental rights or problems involving absence through sickness, then it’s important to seek legal advice. Based at our New London Road office, Ellisons’ team of Employment Solicitors in Chelmsford can provide timely guidance on where you stand and your available options.

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Julian Outen

Partner & Head of Employment

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Put your trust in our expert Employment Law Solicitors

We appreciate that problems at work may mean you are faced with some difficult decisions. Understanding your rights on where you stand will allow you to make the right choices. Our Employment Law Solicitors can give you the clarity you need on your situation by providing timely advice to resolve any situation as quickly and efficiently as possible.

You are always in control with our transparent pricing structure, with the option of fixed fees, hourly rates and capped fees.


Meet our Employment Law Partners

Our Employment department is headed up by Partner, Julian Outen. With over two decades of experience in the sector, Julian is renowned for his methodical approach by his clients. He is a longstanding member of the Employment Lawyers Association and is recognised as a leading Employment Lawyer in the Legal 500. Experienced in all aspects of the subject, he has particular interest in complex litigation, boardroom contention and discrimination.

Working alongside Julian is Frances Barker, who joined us when Ellisons merged with Blocks Solicitors in April 2020. Known for her hands-on approach, Frances has been helping clients to achieve the best possible outcome by keeping them abreast of their options at all stages of any dispute, grievance, or settlement. Frances has over 30 years’ experience across a huge array of working environments, including local government, education, and the health service.

Contact our Employment team today to get advice on your current predicament or any employment needs via [email protected] or by phone on 01245 847636.


Ellisons’ ‘very professional’ Employment team (ranked Tier 2) provides ‘a high level of expertise’, with team head Julian Outen noted for his ‘exemplary knowledge, customer service and communication with clients’.

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Areas of specialism include

  • Raising a grievance at work
  • Facing disciplinary or capability proceedings
  • Pursuing a claim in the Employment Tribunal
  • Sickness and absence and disability cases
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Maternity and Parental rights
  • Company Directors & Senior Executives
  • Advice and assistance with all Employment law matters

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If you have any enquiries please contact any one of our specialist team who would be pleased to advise you on your options. You can also contact your lawyer individually from ‘Our People’ using the link below.

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Julian Outen

Partner & Head of Employment

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