Employment agencies and businesses

Employment agencies and businesses

Our Employment team includes specialists in the law relating to employment agencies.

The recruitment sector has evolved at a fast pace over recent years, and is still a fast-changing legal landscape.

The dedicated team at Sherrards manages the full breadth of contentious and non-contentious employment law for our employment agency clients; from ad hoc queries and day-to-day HR advice to re-organisations and redundancies, dispute resolution, and business mergers and acquisitions (including the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (‘TUPE’).

We act for recruitment agencies of all types and sizes, from small independent agencies to large and specialist firms.

With our thorough understanding of the recruitment sector, and many years of dealing with all of the challenges that you are likely to face, we are best placed to advise your business.

Our expertise

  • Drafting and enforcement of restrictive covenants for consultants
  • Resolution of fee disputes and breaches of terms in hiring candidates
  • Contractual disputes
  • Data theft
  • Intellectual property rights protection and enforcement, including social media and databases
  • Use of “Swedish Derogation” contracts
  • Obligations under Agency Worker Regulations and Employment Business Conduct Regulations