CORONAVIRUS:   Lawson-West is ‘Open for Business’ and here to help you with your legal needs.

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Ashley Hunt

Employment and HR Services, Employment, Coronavirus News: Legal News Updates for Employers

Qualified: 2000.

Joined Lawson West: 1998.

Ashley brings extensive experience of employment law to the firm and is the director overseeing our specialist employment department. With significant knowledge and exposure to a variety of employment matters, Ashley has represented numerous clients in cases ranging from unfair dismissal to complex discrimination claims involving smaller employers up to significant blue-chip corporations and public sector employers.

With a very high success rate, Ashley advises employees of small businesses up to large corporations and government sectors particularly in relation to discrimination and unfair dismissal. He also specialises in Employment Tribunal claims relating to:


Unfair dismissal,

Constructive Unfair Dismissal,


Performance management issues,

Breach of contract,

Restrictive covenants,


Settlement Agreements

He comments: “I have a determined commitment to establish the issue of fairness in employment matters whether it be at tribunal level, appeals tribunal or through early conciliation and settlement agreements where appropriate. Understanding what a client wishes to achieve as an outcome is the most important aspect of our work. My task is to make it happen.”

For over 10 years Ashley has presented numerous claims to the Employment Tribunal on behalf of clients with the aim of achieving a successful outcome to resolve their situation. With a number of reported cases and precedents set particularly in relation to discrimination Ashley also represents clients at Appeal tribunal and Judicial Mediation.

Being one of the predominant Employment advice firms in the region, Ashley has an active relationship with a variety of not for profit enterprises include the Citizens Advice Bureau to provide free and confidential advice on employment issues.

“I recognise from experience that access to justice is very difficult in this day and age. Providing advice to clients so that they can make an informed decision is part and parcel of giving something back to the Community and helping people navigate the minefield of the legal process. If we can help, we will.”

Client testimonials:

“Ashley, you have always been extremely professional, provided good advice and always acted in my best interests. I have found your understanding of all issues to be exact and your speed of response to be excellent”. Mr R Thrussington, Leicestershire.

"Everything was exceptional, especially the client care from Ashley." Mr H, Market Harborough.

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Coronavirus: It is ‘Business As Usual’ at Lawson-West

We’ve made plans to continue to deliver the best service during the pandemic and we’re committed to helping clients over the coming weeks and months.

From time to time, we will be posting updates about our business operational response to the implications of the virus on our website and on our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For now, you can be assured that we are ‘Open for Business’ and here to help you with your legal needs. You can email your regular contact at Lawson-West and we will respond, alternatively, email or continue to browse our website at for more information about our services and how to contact us.

We are driven by our commitment to help others.
We are here. For you.

Lawson-West Directors

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