Employment Law

Are you an employer? Need legal advice on employment issues?

Having in place correct employment or employee policies and procedures minimises your risk as a business. We are proud to assist entrepreneurs and businesses of any size in all of their employment needs. Contact us on 02890 231770 or email employment@rgsinclair.co.uk

Employment For Businesses: We will provide you with a suite of documents to include drafting and executing contracts, handbooks and procedures, assistance with disciplinary procedures and meetings or help defending claims and tribunal proceedings.

Our Employment For Business Services include:

  • Drafting employment documents
  • Drafting business specific policies
  • Disciplinary procedures and hearings
  • Redundancy
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Bringing and defending tribunal cases.
  • Administration, receivership and liquidation employment issues
  • TUPE issues (Transfer of Undertaking and Protection of Employment)
  • Kathy Sinclair is a trained workplace mediator.
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    Kathy Sinclair LL.B

Whatever your needs we will make employment for business legal matters clear.

Contact Matthew Fitzpatrick for a free, no obligation consultation on 028 90231770 or complete the enquiry form and we will call you back.

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    Matthew Fitzpatrick LL.B
    Associate Solicitor
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Kathy Sinclair LL.B

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Kathy was educated at Queen’s University Belfast and Manchester University. In addition to this Kathy has lectured at University of Ulster for 34 years.  Most recently she was lecturing in Equity and Trusts and Mediation.

Kathy has built a wealth of experience and expertise in banking litigation for a variety of lenders. Kathy has successfully dealt with a significant number of complex defended lender actions and has acted in a series of high profile Intellectual Property Litigation cases. She has extensive expertise in both personal injury and commercial litigation.

Kathy is an Accredited Mediator and is a member of the Law Society’s Mediation Service.

Matthew Fitzpatrick LL.B
Associate Solicitor

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Matthew is Head of Litigation and has a vast range of expertise in litigation having obtained over 10 years’ experience in a large national practice based in the North of England. Before taking up his position with Robert G. Sinclair Matthew worked for a litigation firm in Belfast.

During his time in England Matthew dealt with all aspects of litigation ranging from standard whiplash claims through to claims that settled in excess of £1 million. He has provided advice and training to various insurance companies and dealt with numerous complex insurance disputes. During his time in England Matthew managed a large team of Solicitors.

As well as this Matthew has represented individuals that have been involved in a range of accidents and has a particular interest in the psychological injuries that are suffered and the treatment that is required. Matthew is a strong advocate for treatment such as CBT and EMDR as opposed to simply medication, and has and will continue to try and make the Northern Ireland Judiciary share this viewpoint.

Matthew leads our Litigation Team servicing clients from large corporate institutions to local businesses and individuals, ensuring that their best interests are protected no matter the size of case.

Matthew has a strong desire to get the best results for his clients and is keen to use alternative forms of dispute resolution to keep both costs and stress to a minimum.

Matthew was the solicitor that dealt with one of the largest ever Clinical Negligence cases in Northern Irelands history, it was commented at the time that the proactive approach along with modern techniques that Matthew used meant that the settlement achieved was one of the largest ever in this jurisdiction. Matthew has dealt with all types of litigation from road traffic accidents to large clinical negligence cases and always puts the client’s needs first.