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Need an employment lawyer in Bristol? We’re here to help. WorkNest’s lawyers operate across the country offering expert employment law advice while saving on cost. With traditional law firms, the bills mount up quickly, our fixed-fee option aims to change that.

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Who we are | Employment lawyers in Bristol 

Legal support from local experts

Here at WorkNest, we offer high-quality, fixed-fee employment law support to employers in Bristol and across the UK. Our team of legal experts aim to ensure that you can manage any and all workforce challenges quickly and compliantly through our advice and support.

Bristol has always been a major hub on Britain’s west coast, and our team are proud to offer employment law support for Bristolian businesses. No matter where you’re located, our employment lawyers are there to offer you all the advice you need, taking on a role as a high-quality extension of your team.

By working with us, you’ll be assigned a small team of fully-qualified employment lawyers in Bristol who are there to provide you with ongoing support. From general advice and guidance to dealing with compliance issues and producing necessary documentation, our support team is there for you.

From independent retailers to large firms and manufacturing operations, we are proud to be giving Bristol’s businesses the support they need. Our diverse skill set ensures that we can offer you the bespoke support your business needs.

We have employment
lawyers based in Bristol 

 

Email us | enquires@elliswhittam.com

Call us | 0345 225 8396 

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From our highly-qualified advisory teams that deliver dedicated support to our clients, to our back-office teams that ensure a smooth service, we’re exceptionally proud of the team we have.

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At Ellis Whittam, we’re known for our bespoke service and the quality of our support. Not only is our expertise unmatched, but we take the time to know you so that we can function as a true extension of your team.

  • Your own small team of dedicated experts
  • Commercial, pragmatic advice tailored to you
  • Bespoke contracts, policies and handbooks
  • Trusted by over 40,000 organisations
  • Recognised as a leading firm by The Legal 500 
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