Employment Investigations

Workplace disputes are increasing. Our Employment Investigations Team can help you minimise the risk to your business by undertaking timely and effective investigations into these disputes.

As an employer, you’re increasingly likely to have to deal with workplace investigations. We understand that conducting these investigations can place a significant strain on resources and they need to be undertaken with sensitivity and skill.

We have a dedicated Employment Investigations team consisting of experienced employment lawyers and HR specialists who have significant experience in supporting employers with all types of workplace investigations. They are available to you to ensure your investigations are handled expertly and impartially with full regard to the employment law and people issues involved.

We are experienced in handling sensitive, complex, and often high-profile investigations. Our team regularly conduct workplace investigations involving:

  • disciplinary and grievance matters
  • bullying and harassment
  • whistleblowing concerns
  • dignity at work
  • organisational cultural issues
  • regulatory and compliance issues and
  • corruption and bribery.

Whatever the subject matter of the investigation, we will ensure it is conducted systematically, objectively, and fairly to help minimise legal, financial, and reputational risk.


  • Trustee/Board disputes
  • Dignity at work and Discrimination
  • Disciplinary
  • Equal Pay
  • Grievance
  • Management and Employee disputes
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • Reviews/inquiries
  • Safeguarding/child protection
  • Whistleblowing

How we support you

Our specialist investigators will take ownership of an investigation and undertake it with minimal disruption to your business.

We will:

  • identify the key issues
  • plan the investigation
  • collate relevant documents and other evidence
  • conduct the investigation and interview witnesses and
  • prepare meeting notes.

On conclusion of the investigation, we will present our findings in a comprehensive report on which you can confidently rely when deciding on the next steps. Our reports include recommendations on legal, HR, organisational or cultural issues that may require consideration, assisting you to deal confidently and effectively with the issues involved.