What is a Settlement Agreement?

A Settlement Agreement (or Compromise Agreement as it was previously known) is a legally binding agreement between an employer and employee. Usually the employee receives a payment in exchange for agreeing not to bring certain claims against their employer. The employer would generally pay the employee’s legal fees.

Why instruct our employment solicitors?

A settlement agreement will not be legally binding unless the employee receives independent legal advice.

Our settlement agreement solicitors will:

It is vital that you act quickly and take strategic advice as early as possible if you would like to obtain a settlement agreement or have already been offered one.

We have offices across South Essex and London. If you receive a settlement agreement, contact one of our employment law solicitors to answer any queries or arrange an appointment.

Fiona McAnaw

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

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Employment & HR

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