We provide advice on the full range of employment law matters including:

  • Termination of Employment and Settlement Agreements
  • Board Room Disputes
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Absence and Performance Management
  • Discipline and Conduct
  • Disputes in the High Court (Breach of Contract)
  • Employment Tribunal claims (Unfair Dismissal and Discrimination)
  • TUPE
  • Restructuring and Redundancy
  • Data Protection (GDPR)
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Pensions and Benefits

Using our membership of the Abacus Worldwide network we are also able to assist on cross border and international employment law issues.


We offer a range of legal services across the UK. Speak to one of our Litigation Solicitors in Leicester, Cambridge, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton, and Norwich today!

What people say about us

'Howes Percival LLP offers a full service to its employment clients, frequently handling TUPE martters, enforcement of restrictive covenants, tribunal claims and the employment aspects of high-value acquisitions, among others. Practice head Paula Bailey ‘runs a brilliant team’ that has particular experience in the automotive, food and drink, manufacturing and education sectors and includes director Alex Payton, who is commended for his ‘responsiveness and wrap around support’. Graham Irons acts on all contentious and non-contentious employment matters and is noted for being ‘extremely knowledgeable and very approachable’. Hannah Pryce is experienced in contentious senior executive exits and gives ‘good, down to earth advice’.'

'Howes Percival LLP is highly regarded for its advice to employer clients in key sectors such as the manufacturing, technology, financial services and food industries. It has a substantial respondent-based Employment Tribunal practice that handles more than 50 claims each year. Matthew Potter who is 'extremely knowledgeable, very practical and pragmatic in how knowledge and law translates into practical actions', leads the practice from Cambridge. He brings more than 25 years' experience to board-level disputes and exits. Associates Jonathan Mumby and, in Norwich, Kate Melton are increasingly involved in HR matters and dismissal claims.'

'The Milton Keynes employment team at Howes Percival LLP has expertise in the further education and automotive sectors, advising clients on matters including acquisitions, disposals, and restructuring, as well as TUPE, exit strategies, restrictive covenants and tribunal claims relating to whistleblowing and discrimination issues. Practice leader Simon deMaid deals with large scale redundancies, restructures and disability discrimination claims, while director Hannah Pryce is an employment tribunal advocate and advises clients in the education and manufacturing sectors.'

- The Legal 500 (Ranked Tier 1 for Employment)

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