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.

Lead Contacts

Julian Outen

Julian Outen

Partner & Head of Employment

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Tina Maxey

Associate Solicitor

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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. More specific information about cost associated with pursuing certain claims in the Employment Tribunal can be found here: Service Information.

Meet our experienced Employment Solicitors in Chelmsford

Our Employment team is led by Partner, Julian Outen. Julian has over 30 years of experience in the law and more than 20 of those specialising in Employment Law. Julian is an accredited Workplace and Employment Mediator as well as a general Commercial Mediator and a member of the Employment Lawyers Association. His work includes representing clients from across the UK, throughout Europe and also in the USA, with Julian consistently ranked as a Leading Individual Lawyer for Employment Law in the UK Legal 500.

Working alongside Julian is Associate Solicitor, Tina Maxey. Tina is a very experienced employment solicitor with extensive experience advising individuals, companies, charities and senior executives on all aspects of employment law. Tina also regularly represents clients at the Employment Tribunal. As a member of the Employment Lawyer’s Association, Tina also delivers in-house training to business to cover a broad spectrum of employment issues such as conducting disciplinaries, sickness absence and performance management.

What are my rights regarding redundancy?

Finding yourself at risk of redundancy can naturally be a very unsettling time. To ensure you retain clarity around your situation and the options available to you, it is a great benefit to have the support and advice of an Employment Law specialist in your corner. All employees faced with redundancy have the right to be consulted about the potential redundancy and to have access to an unbiased decision process around the redundancy. Each employee’s circumstances are always unique, and with expert Employment legal advice you can quickly establish a clear understanding of your position in terms of your contract, length of service with your employer and your personal situation to gain a full understanding in relation to what the best next steps are.


If you would like to discuss how we can help you with your Settlement Agreement or any other employment issues,  please get in touch.

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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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