Nottingham
0115 987 6790
London
0203 478 1260

Leading Employment Law Solicitors

Employment lawyers for business and senior employees
Specialist Employment Lawyers
London Office
Employment law. Plain and simple
With offices in Nottingham and London, we help businesses, senior executives and employees with settlement agreements across the UK. We pride ourselves on being straightforward, practical and providing great service. We know our clients don’t want legal jargon, they want results and that is what we love to give them. We are upfront about costs and like to give our clients value for money.
Specialist offering
Our Services
Employment lawyers for business
We like to get to know our clients and help them to get on with running their businesses by giving straightforward commercial advice. Our solicitors regularly help our clients with employment law advice and support across the full range of issues including:
  • Employment contracts, policies and consultancy agreements
  • Business change including acquisitions and sales, redundancy exercises and implementing new terms and conditions
  • Discrimination and family friendly issues
  • Disciplinary and grievance cases
  • Restrictive covenants and restraint of trade
  • Senior executive terminations and settlement agreements
Retainer Packages
Integra’s retainers give your business the reassurance of having a solicitor on hand to provide commercial employment advice on day-to-day issues. For a fixed monthly price your business has access to:
  • Advice from an experienced solicitor who knows your business
  • Assistance with letters and correspondence
  • Annual reviews of contracts of employment and employee handbooks
  • Up to date employment policies and procedures
  • Seminars and updates on legal changes affecting your business
Employment Tribunal Representation
We represent companies across the United Kingdom providing support at every stage of an employee dispute or claim. If a dispute arises we provide strategic advice on
  • Handling the claim and whether you should fight or settle
  • Alternative methods of dispute resolution
  • An upfront assessment of chances of success
  • Potential levels of compensation and costs
We have extensive experience of defending multi-claimant Tribunal claims and will guide you through the tribunal maze to get the best outcome for your business.
Multiple Settlement Agreements
Major organisational change or restructuring is a difficult time for business and affected employees. Integra’s settlement agreement service is a useful tool for streamlining the reorganisation process and reassuring affected employees with straightforward impartial advice:
  • Saving time – groups of employees and individual can be advised in a matter of days.
  • Saving costs – competitive rates are possible with multiple instructions.
  • Reducing disruption – we advise on employer premises, at an off site location or on the telephone.
  • Quality service –employees receive impartial advice on the terms offered from an experienced solicitor.
Employment lawyers for people
We advise and act for senior executives with a range of issues including:
  • Threatened disciplinary proceedings
  • Grievance processes
  • Issues arising from shareholdings and shareholder agreements
  • Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation
Our specialist employment solicitors also advise employees in relation to settlement agreements giving straightforward advice on the terms of the agreement itself, the deal offered and whether to take it as well as negotiating on the employee’s behalf to achieve the best outcome for them.
Employment law training
We provide employers with a full range of bespoke and off the shelf employment law training including:
  • Training business owners, managers and HR professionals on a wide range of employment and HR law issues
  • Bespoke training sessions for board members, management and HR teams
  • Employment law updates
  • Employment Tribunal preparation
All training is delivered by experienced solicitors and is tailored to meet the needs of business to give managers the tools to deal with issues with confidence.
Get in touch for more details of the services we provide.
Testimonial
“Integra has worked with Sumo Digital for many years. They provide an invaluable service and have a clear understanding of our business needs and the environment in which we operate.”
Karen McLoughlin - HR Manager
Sumo Digital Limited
Our Clients
Our Specialisms
While we have experience of getting results for all kinds of employer, we have particular expertise in the following industries:
Automotive
Our clients include the full range of employers in the automotive sector, from national chain dealerships to independent local garages.
Retail
At Integra we understand the particular needs of employers in the retail sector. We act for global retailing giants with household name brands as well as smaller independent retail chains.
Hospitality
We have substantial experience of advising brewers, hotels and health clubs as well as national pub and restaurant chains in relation the full range of employment law issues.
Media & Creative
We have extensive experience in advising clients in the media and creative sectors including games developers, film and TV companies, record labels, design and digital media agencies
Specialist Team
Mike Butler
Partner
A respected employment lawyer having practiced in the Midlands for many years, Mike has a wealth of experience advising clients ranging from small partnerships to PLCs with over 100,000 employees. Mike has been a part-time Employment Judge since 1995 and is an accredited mediator. Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 have commented that Mike is “respected by peers”, “approachable and user-friendly”,“has a reputation for saying it how it is” and “doesn’t panic in tricky situations”.
Sally Laughton
Partner
Previously a Partner in an East Midlands firm, Sally represents businesses nationwide ranging from owner managers to PLCs, principally in the leisure, retail, pub and restaurant sector; providing straightforward, practical and consistent advice and Employment Tribunal representation. Sally tutors students at Leicester University and Nottingham Trent University and in her spare time she enjoys watching cricket in the sunshine and trips to the South of France …
Wayne Smith
Managing Partner
Qualifying as a solicitor in 1999, Wayne had a previous career in the brewing industry. This experience of managing people in a commercial environment gives him a client’s eye perspective on employee relations and employment issues. Before founding Integra in 2010, Wayne worked for large law firms in the City of London and across the UK. He is also a visiting lecturer in employment law at the University of Westminster and a Governor of Carlton Le Willows Academy in Nottingham.
Lorraine Teague
Partner
Born and bred in the Midlands, Lorraine qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and was a partner of a leading Midlands firms for 12 years. Lorraine is a CEDR accredited mediator and is noted in Chambers legal directory as someone who “develops strong client relationships and is tenacious on their behalf” (Chambers 2012) and who is “is an experienced employment lawyer who is noted for her professionalism” (Chambers 2013). Lorraine is a Trustee of the North Warwickshire Citizen’s Advice Bureau, enjoys a round a golf and is trying to learn to play the guitar.
Georgeen Carney
Operations Manager
Frighteningly efficient, Georgeen ensures everything runs like clockwork. She previously worked in recruitment and ran her own business recruiting for the creative industry Georgeen has lived in London, Hong Kong and Malaysia. She is a big sports fan and former distance runner, but now spends most of her spare time running around after her two small children.
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Working with us
We’re always on the lookout for top-notch solicitors to work with us on a consultancy basis.
Working as a self-employed part of the Integra team is the perfect way to service your clients whilst adding freedom and flexibility to your working life. We take care of all the back office functions on your behalf, including compliance and SRA regulation, IT infrastructure, invoicing and credit control and marketing support

For a confidential chat about how we could work together, please call Wayne Smith on 0115 987 6790 or 0203 478 1260.

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