Employment and Partnership

At Forsters, our employment and partnership practice is full-service. We advise employers, partnerships and individuals across multiple sectors, in relation to contentious and non-contentious matters.

We are trusted advisors to employers in managing and resolving workplace challenges. Our diverse experience ranges from large-scale reorganisations and urgent litigation in the High Court and Tribunals, through to dealing with day-to-day issues, contracts and policies. We advise senior individuals on all areas of their employee / employer relationship, from joining through to exit. Because we work with employers, partnerships and individuals, we sit on all sides of the table. We have a wealth of expertise and experience, which means we bring a rounded, balanced perspective and advice that is both holistic and strategic.

The world of employment law is being impacted by powerful forces such as reputational management, workplace well-being, ESG and artificial intelligence. It is becoming increasingly complex to navigate. Whatever your challenge, we bring together the right experience, skills and approach, to help you address it. What makes us different is how we work with our clients. We listen carefully, start with the desired outcome and work our way back. We are client-driven, empathetic and respectful. We are resolutions-focused, robust yet reasonable, measured yet sensible. We are always by your side throughout what is often a challenging and emotionally testing process, going that extra mile to make a difference.

Together, our technical expertise, deep experience, unique approach and proven track record mean we can help you navigate whatever the increasingly complex world of employment and partnership law presents you with.

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Lifecycle of a Business

Setting up and running your own business is an amazing achievement. It requires vision, creativity, motivation and stamina. On occasion, it can even bring you fame, riches and fortune. But it can also result in reams of paperwork and cause sleepless nights. And as someone once said to me about children “It doesn’t get easier, it just changes”, so the same can be said for your business throughout its lifecycle.

Lifecycle of a Business


Moving to the UK - Everything you need to know

Moving to the UK is an exciting life event whether it be a short-term move for work to explore business prospects or a more permanent relocation with the whole family; the UK offers an eclectic range of options to live, work and learn, from the cityscapes of London to vineyards in the English countryside and historic university towns in-between. Setting up life in a new country can feel daunting too and it can be difficult to know where to start.

Moving to the UK


Vineyards & Wineries

Forsters are delighted to be launching our Vineyards & Wineries practice. The cross-departmental team draws upon our strengths from across the firm, a combination of expertise that is rare if not unique in the market. The increasing number of vineyards we look after complements our exceptional book of landed estates, and is testament to our ability to look after landowning clients, whatever their business and whatever challenges they face.

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Employment Law: Looking Back on 2023 and the Forecast for 2024

With 2024 underway, we reflect on the key employment law developments of 2023 and highlight some anticipated changes for you to look out for in 2024.

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