Legal Expenses Insurance

Our team of Employment solicitors consists of dedicated specialists and lawyers who deal exclusively with employment law. The team have over 30 years’ experience collectively and know how difficult it can be when you are facing a claim against your employer (such as unfair dismissal or discrimination), without having the additional worry about how you will afford to pursue your employment claim.

You can be assured Lawson-West’s solicitors keep up to date with the latest legal developments and changes to bring you the best advice.

Lawson-West’s expert employment solicitors and lawyers have significant experience in funding via Legal Expenses Insurance.

Many individuals may not be aware of Legal Expenses Insurance which is part of your home buildings and contents policies.  This insurance can protect an individual against the costs of instructing a solicitor and can provide funding of up-to £50,000 to your nominated employment solicitor if it becomes necessary to lodge a claim. 

If you have Legal Expenses Insurance on your policy you are able to choose Lawson-West to represent you in your employment claim as we simply recover our fees from your insurer.

Legal Expenses Insurance can provide funding security for individuals looking to present claims for:

  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Constructive Unfair Dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • Discrimination
  • Whistle Blowing
  • Health and Safety Matters
  • Equal Pay
  • Victimisation
  • Harassment

We have extensive knowledge of such insurance products and are able to manage the application for Legal Expenses Insurance cover from the outset to ensure you have the best chance of obtaining cover.

Our experts are able to assist you with checking your insurance policies to find out exactly what you are covered for and how to make a claim. Please remember there are strict time limits in Employment claims and you should take good free legal advice as soon as possible.

With offices in Leicester, Wigston and Market Harborough our employment solicitors and lawyers can discuss your employment law claim at any of our branches. In addition, we are a national provider of expert employment law advice and welcome a free discussion with you regarding your circumstances and potential claim.

If you believe you have a situation where you require free legal advice, please contact us on 0116 212 1000 or 01858 445 480. Alternatively, you can fill in the free Contact Us form and we will get in touch as soon as possible.