Employment & HR Legal Outsourcing

Employment & HR Legal Outsourcing

Flexible, Scalable & Bespoke

Employers are confronted daily with a range of human resource issues. the main range from needing access to TUPE Lawyers, assisting with employment tribunal claims, harassment and discrimination investigations, or you may just be looking for Employment & HR outsourcing services. For employers with cross-border operations, these issues become even more complex. Managing the commercial pressures of running a business and getting the people part of the business right can be a delicate balance.

Our flexible membership packages are a cost-effective way to manage your legal spend. Through our ACS Employment & HR membership, we can help provide pragmatic and commercial support on all employment and HR issues at every stage of the employment lifecycle. We can review policies, provide strategic advice and work proactively to avoid repeat workplace issues, becoming your trusted advisor for your day-to-day Employment law and HR queries.

What's Included?

Review, drafting and advising on legal documents including:

  • GDPR-compliant policies, contracts, policies and procedures including employment contracts, handbooks, staff privacy notices and contractual documentation
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Partnership documents
  • Consultancy and independent contractor agreements

Advising on day-to-day Employment Law and HR issues including:

  • Investigations, grievance & disciplinary procedures
  • Redundancies, settlement agreements and voluntary early severance agreements
  • GDPR and data protection compliance
  • Discrimination and equal opportunities
  • Employee relations and HR support
  • Changes to terms and conditions, working time regulations
  • Breach of contract
  • Sickness absence management and ill-health dismissals and retirements

As an Acuity Counsel Service client you will also have access to a library of legal know how documents available via the Client Portal. Our vast library of documents includes useful guidance on a variety of topics including working time regulations, flexible working and subject access requests.

Claire’s practice spans all aspects of employment advisory, transactional and litigation matters. She works closely with employers and HR teams on their people and organisational development strategies by implementing effective workplace solutions.

With an international and national top tier law firm background, Claire has extensive experience advising employers on managing complex employee relations, implementing cultural change programmes and employment tribunal litigation.

With an ILM Level 7 qualification, Claire mixes leadership development, executive coaching and management skills with the purely legal aspects of her work.

She delivers training on a range of employment law issues and she is also a regular speaker at external networks.

Claire Knowles

Employment & HR Partner

Business Support

In 3 Key Areas

Employment & HR

Utilise our expert employment team and gain access to the vast array of documents at your disposal in our knowledge bank. 

Employment & HR

  • Access to our knowledge bank
  • Vast array of documents available
  • Utilise an expert employment team
  • Reduce HR workload
  • Improve HR processes and policies

Business Support

Our Acuity Counsel Service provides support to businesses with a regular requirement for routine legal advice.

Business Support

  • Commercial contracts
  • Data and privacy advice 
  • Disputes and settlements 
  • Real estate advice
  • Corporate advice and documents
  • No need for an in-house lawyer


Expert, gives you the ability to leverage in-depth, hands on, Partner-led support for extraordinary legal matters.


  • Highly specialist work
  • Partner led support
  • Project led approach
  • Leverage in-depth support
  • 24/7 expert support

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