Employment Law Business

Rutherfords provides advice and support on all aspects of employment law and HR issues relating to the employment, engagement and management of individuals including:

  • Settlement agreements
  • Contracts of employment, handbooks and policies
  • Director and senior workforce issues
  • Absence, sickness and performance issues
  • TUPE, redundancies and business change
  • Collective matters
  • Intellectual property rights and restrictive covenants
  • Employment tribunals and court claims
  • Investigations
  • Advising on disciplinary and grievance processes
  • Dispute resolution and mediation
  • Bespoke training on a variety of HR and employment law matters

For your business to run correctly, it needs to have expert employment law advice. We can support your business to provide advice on matters ranging from essential day to day administration such as starters, leavers, contracts and handbooks, through to complex employee relations issues, strategic change management and everything in between.

For further advice and assistance please call us on 01827 311411 or complete our enquiry form.

Meet the Team

Steve Wengraf
Partner

Steve Wengraf

Natalie Mellors
Solicitor

Natalie Mellors

Steve Wengraf

Partner

Steve Wengraf

Head of Litigation

Steve qualified in 1993 and became a Partner at Rutherfords in 2003.

Steve has wide litigation experience. He advises both individuals and business clients on various types of litigation and dispute resolution matters. These include professional negligence, business disputes of all types, landlord and tenant disputes, property disputes and general contractual disputes. He frequently attends in the County Court and High Court.

Steve also undertakes Claimant personal injury work. He became a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel in 1997. Steve deals with all types of  personal injury work (particularly catastrophic injury claims) including representing client’s interests in the Coroners Court.

In addition, Steve supervises Rutherfords’ Debt Recovery Department and Employment Department in his capacity as Litigation Partner.

Steve acts as the firm`s Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA) and Money Laundering reporting Officer (MLRO).

Natalie Mellors

Solicitor

Natalie Mellors

Assistant Head of Corporate and Commercial

Natalie joined Rutherfords in 2019, as part of our expansion of our Corporate and Commercial Department.

Natalie started her career as a Trainee Solicitor in 2005 and qualified with a 2.1 law degree, with honours from Sheffield University in 2007.

With over 10 years’ experience, Natalie has been a fantastic addition to the team and brings with her over 10 years’ experience in all aspects of Commercial & Corporate Law.

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