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Employment Law Solicitors for Employees

With offices in Reading and Henley-on-Thames, we are one of the most experienced teams of Employment Law solicitors in the Thames Valley. As an employee, we can provide you with specialist legal advice on all aspects of Employment Law.

Employment Law Solicitors in Reading & Henley-on-Thames

We recognise that, as an employee, any workplace issue can be difficult. A solicitor in our dedicated Employment Law team will listen and help to assess your situation and provide practical and cost-effective advice on a way forward which will achieve the best outcome for you.

Advising on areas including your employment contract and rights as an employee, making a claim against your employer, whistleblowing, TUPE & transferring your employment, redundancy and negotiating a settlement agreement and exit package, we will provide you with clear and effective legal advice, an understanding and supportive service and, crucially, value for money.

Funding your case

We will always examine all available funding options with you, including the possibility that you may have legal expenses insurance as part of an existing policy. Our solicitors will always provide clear and up to date information on the anticipated timescales and costs and help to carefully manage both aspects on your behalf. 

Representing you

Our clients range from board level executives and senior directors/managers, through to more junior employees and those working part-time or on zero-hours contracts.

While a significant part of our work has always involved acting for employees, we also advise employers of all sizes, resulting in a crucial and often time and cost saving understanding of matters from both sides. We regularly come up against national or City firms on the 'other side' but the depth and diversity of our expertise and experience means there are very few situations that we have not seen before and we have an excellent track record of securing successful outcomes for our clients.

Unlike many firms of solicitors, we routinely represent our clients at Employment Tribunals, working closely with barristers when required. Experience has shown that end to end conduct of an employment dispute results in a more favourable result.

Further, we understand that it is not always easy to meet with an Employment Law solicitor during normal working hours so offer a flexible and approachable service to suit your needs. 

Our expertise in Employment Law

We are members of the Employment Lawyers Association and recognised as a top tier firm of Employment Law solicitors in the UK’s leading guides to law firms, Chambers UK and The Legal 500. Our successful approach is also reflected in the excellent client feedback we continue to receive. 

While our offices in Reading and Henley-on-Thames are centrally and conveniently located, don’t necessarily limit yourself to firms within your local area. We are experienced in working with our clients remotely and adept at dealing with matters in this way, meaning that you can expect the same expert legal advice and excellent client care on which our leading reputation is based, however you decide to work with us.  

For further information or legal advice, please contact our Employment Law team below.

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Why Choose Us?


We are widely acknowledged as one of the Thames Valley’s leading firms of Employment Law solicitors, with conveniently located offices in Reading, Henley-on-Thames and London.


Listening carefully to your needs and aims, we are committed to providing clear, practical and effective legal advice, a responsive and highly personal Employment Law service and, crucially, value for money.


You can be reassured that in our recent annual survey, 99% of clients said that they would recommend our firm to others, while 100% rated their experience as either ‘good’ or ‘excellent’.


From helping to examine the available funding options with you (including legal expenses insurance), to arranging a time to meet that fits around your needs, we aim to offer a flexible and approachable Employment Law service.


You can rely on our specialist expertise areas other than Employment Law, ranging from wills and estate planning to property, if needed.

Our Employment Law Solicitors

For expert legal advice call our Employment Law team
Reading 0118 951 6800 or Henley-on-Thames 01491 572 323

Tim Clark

Tim Clark

Joint Managing Partner, Employment Law

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Sue Dowling

Sue Dowling

Partner, Employment Law & Venue Licensing

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Andrea Corr

Andrea Corr

Senior Solicitor, Employment Law

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Imogen Parker

Imogen Parker

Solicitor, Employment Law

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Louise Low

Louise Low

Trainee Solicitor

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“Blandy & Blandy has an excellent reputation in the Thames Valley.”

“Well-established practice known for representing employers, including large private companies, SMEs and charities, as well as senior employees.”

“A strong team with excellent knowledge, that support each other well to give clients a high-quality service.”

“I spoke with another firm of solicitors before speaking to you and engaging you. I was clear and knew what I needed, and that was someone who was calm, confident and would tell me clearly, what the position was and their recommendations, rather than just telling me what I wanted to hear. You delivered exactly as I needed and required.”

“The quality of service was of the very highest level and I would recommend this firm to anyone.”

“Blandly and Blandy were recommended to me and I very pleased with the level of service and advice that they provided. The advice I received was both informative and realistic in terms of settling an employment dispute.”

“Great service. Professional and efficient. I would highly recommend Blandy & Blandy. ”

“They were incredibly impressive - very quick to respond and there was an excellent continuity of communication across the team.”

“Invaluable help and extensive experience in Employment Law. I would highly recommend Blandy & Blandy and I would like to work with them again in the future.”

“Highly professional, very experienced, understanding, non-judgemental, sympathetic and above all very human. ”

“Really incredible service.”

“The firm appears to be full of highly professional, well-motivated individuals who are genuinely concerned about our issues and determined to provide the best advice possible at a reasonable cost and on an acceptable timescale.”

“The Employment Law team at Blandy & Blandy provided me with a professional, efficient service and supported me through to resolution of a difficult matter. A good result was achieved, one which I couldn't have obtained without their help. I highly recommend their services.”

“Thanks so much for your support, advice and guidance, it has been a pleasure working with you. I always felt informed and up to date.”

“Thank you very much. It has been a pleasure working with you and should I ever find myself or anyone close to me in this unfortunate situation again I know exactly where to come.”

“Thank you - I'll be sure to recommend you if any of my friends find themselves in a similar position.”

Awards & Accreditations

Recommended, Chambers UK

Recommended, Chambers UK

Recommended, The Legal 500

Recommended, The Legal 500

Members, Employment Lawyers Association

Members, Employment Lawyers Association