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We have one of the largest, best-qualified and most experienced teams of employment law specialists in the north and north-east of Scotland, providing expert, pragmatic and innovative solutions.

The team works with businesses and senior individuals to manage all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues in sectors including energy, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, agriculture, higher education, IT, professional services and the Third Sector.

With extensive credentials including acting for major employers and valuable in-house experience our employment team has a detailed understanding of the issues facing business and how they might best be addressed in order to manage risk and achieve your objectives.

Tailoring practical solutions which directly address what matters our employment team has an enviable track record of success for corporate and senior individual clients, and continues to grow to support the needs of our clients in a rapidly changing work environment.

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To make an enquiry, please contact a member of staff below or call 01224 845 845

Eric Gilligan

Eric Gilligan

Partner, Head of Employment

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linkedin contactT:01224 845 981
E:eric.gilligan@stronachs.com

Anya Duncan

Anya Duncan

Partner, Employment

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linkedin contactT:01224 845 907
E:anya.duncan@stronachs.com

David Chalmers

David Chalmers

Partner, Employment

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linkedin contactT:01224 845 817
E:david.chalmers@stronachs.com
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Wednesday 14th February 2018

The European Court o Human Rights (ECtHR) recently heard the case of Lopez Ribalda & Other v. Spain, concerning five workers in a supermarket chain who raised concerns regarding covert...

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Friday 2nd February 2018

The news in the past week has been dominated by stories about the gender pay gap and the differences in what men and women have been earning for the same...

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Friday 26th January 2018

Revelations about the behaviour of  (all male) guest at the Presidents Club charity event held last week at the exclusive Dorchester hotel in London have been met with outrage and...

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Mental Health in the Work Place

Friday 19th January 2018

In the week of “Blue Monday”, reportedly the most depressing day of the year, and with the NHS allegedly “haemorrhaging” nurses due to work related stress, the need for mental...

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Wednesday 10th January 2018

  2017 was a big year for employment law and HR issues. In July 2017, the Supreme Court held that tribunal fees are unlawful. Since then, the official employment tribunal statistics...

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Friday 15th December 2017

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Friday 8th December 2017

On 29 November the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) issued an important and  uncompromising decision in the case of King v The Sash Window Worship  Ltd  which will have significant...

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Friday 1st December 2017

Allegations made against Harvey Weinstein and the subsequent #metoo campaign have highlighted the continued prevalence of the problem of sexual harassment in workforces throughout the world. Whilst not the first...

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Thursday 23rd November 2017

Although most recent news cycles have been dominated by the Brexit negotiations, it has also been an interesting month for anyone following developments in relation to the gig economy. Uber...

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Tuesday 14th November 2017

Maternity Action, a charity working to end inequality and improving the health and well-being of pregnant women, has recently produced a report on the increased risk of redundancy during pregnancy...

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Friday 3rd November 2017

It is well known that workers who make “protected disclosures” (i.e. “blow the whistle”) must not suffer any detrimental treatment from their employer because they have made such disclosure. If...

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Compassionate and Bereavement Leave

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Friday 20th October 2017

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Monday 16th October 2017

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Friday 29th September 2017

The ‘gig economy’ model was dealt another blow earlier this week after yet another tribunal ruling that the so-called “self-employed” were in fact workers.

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Thursday 21st September 2017

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