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Employment For Business

Need legal advice on employment issues?

Employment For Business

Need legal advice on employment issues?

Are you an employer?

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. Kathy Sinclair is a trained workplace mediator. Contact us on 028 9023 1770 or email info@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:

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Drafting employment documents

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Drafting business specific policies

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Disciplinary procedures and hearings

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Redundancy

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Discrimination

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Unfair dismissal

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Constructive dismissal

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Bringing and defending tribunal cases

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Administration, receivership and liquidation employment issues

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TUPE issues (Transfer of Undertaking and Protection of Employment)

Need a quick response?

Ask one of our solicitors today.

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

Contact us for a quick, no obligation quote, on 028 90231770 or complete the enquiry form and we will call you back. At your free initial consultation our legal expert will make everything clear from the costs involved to what to expect along the way. We’ll work to get you the best possible result and promise to keep you up-to-date at every stage.

employment for business

Robert Sinclair LL.B

Managing Director

Robert Sinclair was educated at Queen’s University Belfast and after graduating, he completed his apprenticeship at L’Estrange and Brett.

Robert took the decision to set up his own practice and founded Robert G Sinclair & Co in 1983. Robert has acted for leading corporate and commercial clients and is well known in this field of work. He has acted in many high profile cases in these areas including tax cases, VAT cases, fraud cases and restructuring of major companies. Robert has acted for many major banks who have set up in Northern Ireland. He has drafted much of the security documentation used by major lenders and continues to review these. At present Robert is involved in re-drafting security documentation for major lender clients to comply with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requirements specifically related to Northern Ireland.

Robert has been involved in advising companies and lenders involved in administrations, receiverships and liquidations and schemes of arrangement. Robert holds practising certificates in Northern Ireland, England & Wales and the Republic of Ireland and carries out transactions in all jurisdictions. Day to day, Robert’s primary role is in relation to the strategy of the firm and cementing relationships with key existing clients and developing relationships with new clients. Further, Robert’s role involves cultivating and maintaining relationships with English and Irish solicitors and accountants who lead their fields within areas in which our firm operates.

In the office, Robert runs a specialist caseload involving banking, insurance and property related matters at all levels.

Robert has been appointed to the advisory board of several leading companies by the government. He has also been appointed by the Northern Ireland Department of Education as a governor of Our Lady of St Patrick’s Grammar School, Knock. He is a trustee of several leading Northern Ireland Companies as well as a non-executive Director.

Robert is well known in national hunt horse racing circles. He has owned a number of Cheltenham festival winners and winners of national hunt races in Ireland. He is a keen runner having completed events such as the New York Marathon and is a member of several golf clubs including the K-Club, Helen’s Bay where he has been Captain, Clandeboye, Aloha (Marbella) and Dunham Forest (Cheshire). As Managing Partner in the firm for over 20 years he oversees each specialist department.

With his vast commercial and legal experience and as a Queen’s Law Graduate, Robert was delighted to be appointed to the Queen’s University Foundation Board where he helps advance the strategic goals and objectives of the University. He was actively involved in the second fund raising campaign for the University and has been appointed to the committee of Health Sciences as led by Professor Paddy Johnston (Professor Johnston is now vice-chancellor of Queens University). Professor Johnston spearheaded the centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology which was supported by the Queen’s Foundation Board.
Robert is also a member of the Marie Curie Development Board for Northern Ireland which, among other duties works to promote the development of the Marie Curie Hospice in Belfast. Robert has run charity events for cancer research and raised substantial sums for charity.

employment for business

Kathy Sinclair LL.B

Director

Kathy Sinclair 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.

Gavin Cumiskey

Gavin Cumiskey LL.B

Solicitor

Gavin Cumiskey was educated at Abbey Grammar CBS in Newry and read law at the Queens University of Belfast.

Having worked in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland Gavin brings a wealth of experience to the firm and has worked in numerous areas of the law, most specifically personal injury cases. He has been involved in numerous large settlements for clients who have suffered serious injuries and has an excellent insight specifically into claims arising out of injuries received as a result of motorcycle and bicycle accidents.

Outside of his professional life Gavin is heavily involved in sport, with Gaelic football being his great passion. After playing at a high level for many years and gaining national titles he now focuses on supporting the younger players through coaching at underage level.

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