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When are Settlement Agreements used?

Settlement agreements are useful tools for an employer to terminate an employee’s employment without worrying about having to face a future claim. They are often used where the employer and/or employee agree a termination in exchange for a termination payment or some other benefit to be given to the employee, eg a reference.

Our employment team has years of expertise helping with drafting settlement agreements and are professionals in their sector. We provide practical legal advice so you may make the best choice for you and your circumstances.

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What are the legal requirements which make Settlement Agreements binding and enforceable?

Settlement agreements must comply with a number of conditions. Most importantly settlement agreements must be in writing and the employee must have received independent legal advice as to the implications of the proposed agreement and the effect the agreement will have on an employee’s ability to pursue their rights before an Employment Tribunal.

What will my employee be advised when taking legal advice?

There are many things to consider when seeking advice on a settlement agreement, but some of the most frequent issues which require consideration are listed below:

We can help you negotiate and draft a settlement agreement if you are an employer, to get the best outcome for your business.

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