Employment lawyers in Edinburgh
You’re facing a difficult employee dilemma and want to know where you stand legally. You might think your only option is to consult a traditional law firm, but there is a better solution.
Ellis Whittam is a different kind of Employment Law support. We offer the same qualified Employment Lawyers and personalised service with the reassurance of fixed costs rather than hourly fees. That way, you can pick up the phone to an expert as often as you need – with document drafting and other tools included – without worrying about the bill.
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Who we are | Employment lawyers in Edinburgh
Legal support from local experts
Ellis Whittam provides exceptional Employment Law support to Scottish businesses. Our fixed-fee service empowers employers to manage their employees in line with the law.
Based right in the heart of Edinburgh New Town, our team of local Employment Lawyers are experienced in all kinds of employment-related matters, from common employee relations issues such as misconduct and performance problems to complex challenges such as discrimination, redundancy and TUPE.
We’re not just here for when things go wrong; with unlimited access to your own small team of dedicated Employment Lawyers, you can speak to a specialist whenever you have a workforce query, need to adapt to changes in the law, or just want a second opinion. And with more qualified solicitors than any of our fixed-fee competitors, you can be sure you’re getting good advice.
Whether you’re an independent retailer or school, work in financial services or in the tourism trade, our combination of local knowledge, sector experience and legal expertise makes us the smart option for Edinburgh businesses looking for employment law support.
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Meet the team
Our people are the most important part of our service.
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.
Who you’ll be working with
Executive Director, Privacy International
WorkNest supports our 280 staff members with Employment Law and Health & Safety and has provided quality management training too.”
Head of Service Delivery, Catalyst Choice
We get a great deal of comfort and satisfaction knowing that we have support as and when we need it, in a decisive and responsive way.”
Group HR Director, Culina Group
We moved our legal support to WorkNest (formerly Law at Work) having previously used a time and line law firm. It was important, though, that an all-inclusive fee structure did not come at the expense of quality. Thankfully we’ve been delighted with the service we’ve received from WorkNest.”
What we recognised in WorkNest is the background that they have. They are able to supply knowledge and experience in a number of disciplines, which enables us to develop our business in a way that’s safe, to do it on time and with a quality to it.”
Director of Human Resources and Health & Safety,
Bluestone National Park Resort
Chief Executive, The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT)
As the company started to get larger, we knew we had to protect our employees and our contractors both onsite and in the offices. WorkNest is exactly what we needed to move the company forward.”
Operations Director, Beaverfit
Pineapple have worked with the team at WorkNest (formerly Law at Work) since 2003, and we have built a trusted partnership together. We particularly like WorkNest’s concise and practical advice concerning employment law/HR issues and also appreciate their totally supportive approach in all areas of health and safety.”
Pineapple Dance Studios
I’ve taken WorkNest into every organisation that I’ve worked with. I’ve introduced them to many teams and many colleagues and referred them with absolute pleasure because I genuinely trust in the service that we get.”
People Director, The Works
What we can help with
Being Employment Law Compliant
If you often find that you’re not sure of the best course of action when faced with difficult employee dilemmas, or you’re conscious that your policies and procedures might not comply with best practice, Ellis Whittam can reduce your risk of claims through dedicated, expert support.
95% Client satisfaction rate
97% Client retention rate
Why choose us?
Experts in Employment Law & HR
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