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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.

Your workforce issues solved with complete peace of mind.


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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.

We have employment
lawyers based in Edinburgh

Email us | enquires@elliswhittam.com

Call us | 0345 225 8396 

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Why choose us?

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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