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    Employment Law Solicitors in Reading

    Established in 2010, DPH Legal Solicitors are expert employment law solicitors in Reading. Our qualified lawyers practice and specialise in employment law. We provide legal counsel to businesses and individuals, like yourself, throughout the UK.

    Employment Law Advice

    Our firm of solicitors is committed to providing you with a higher level of employment law advice than is available at larger known solicitor firms. Our ethos and approach is a commitment to you to provide an exceptional, personal client experience at an affordable rate.

    We have formed many long-lasting relationships by listening to feedback and understanding our clients’ needs. Our employment law advice provides exceptional care and tailored support.

    Employment Law Specialists

    Our employment law specialists offer a range of outstanding services, solutions and knowledge in order to achieve the very best outcome for our clientele.

    The firm’s founder and managing partner, David Philip Harris, is regularly interviewed by BBC Berkshire. He talks frequently on developing news stories in the field of employment law advice. See our ‘News‘ section for the latest updates and interviews.

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority authorises DPH Legal. SRA is also a long-established member of The Law Society.

    For employment law advice, call us or contact our team to discuss.

    If you wish to visit our offices for face-to-face consultation, please contact us beforehand for more information. Please note that our office has disabled access facilities.

    Reading law firm

    DPH are employment law specialists for employees and employers. We can also draft employment documentation and help with dispute resolution. We are not family law solicitors.

    Settlement agreement service

    Our team of attorneys can guide and provide support. We’ve successfully negotiated increases in payments made to executives and employees.

    Employment tribunal

    Our experienced people have extensive expertise in this area enabling us to act on contentious matters in the Employment Tribunal and legal cases in the High/County Court.

    Range of legal expertise and knowlege

    All of the advisers at DPH have an extensive range of experience (over 30 years) advising on issues. The firm has a leading reputation with over 140 client reviews on Review Solicitors and other portals.

    Legal help for employers, employees and individuals

    No matter the situation, an attorney from our firm, can advise on contentious and non-contentious matters in Reading, The Thames Valley and Henley-on-Thames.

    Why use our team?

    DPH can offer you equivalent or higher levels of expertise than larger law firms at a reduced cost.

    No win no fee

    No win, no fee where applicable.

    Flexible pricing

    One of our company objectives is to offer flexible pricing to our client base, including the option of paying on a rolling month-to-month basis with no lock-in period applicable.

    Telephone support

    Access to one of our senior solicitors for immediate telephone support.

    Our Team

    David Philip Harris

    David Philip Harris


    0118 208 2001

    Solicitors for employment law, Mark Gerard Stephen Lafferty is one of the partners at DPH Legal, you can contact Mark on 0118 467 9384

    Mark Lafferty


    0118 208 2002

    John McConkey - Solicitor at DPH Legal

    John McConkey


    0118 208 2003

    Sarah Ann Wilkinson - one DPH Legal's employment solicitors Reading

    Sarah Wilkinson


    0118 208 2005

    Rachel Evans Employment Solicitor at DPH Legal

    Rachel Evans


    0118 208 1370

    Charlotte Grew Employment Solicitor at DPH Legal

    Charlotte Grew


    0118 208 2006

    Nicholas Febrer Employment Solicitor at DPH Legal

    Nicholas Febrer


    0118 208 2004

    Stevyn Allan Jackson, an employment solicitor at DPH Legal

    Stevyn Jackson


    0118 208 2012

    Jennifer Al-Janabi


    0118 208 2009

    Marie Brittenden Employment Solicitor at DPH Legal

    Marie Brittenden




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    Why Choose Our Employment Solicitors in Reading

    Our employment solicitors in Reading offer clear advice, help and services to a growing number of individuals and organisations on work-related issues. You will find us located a short walk away from Reading town centre.

    We advise businesses, executives and employees on employment-related affairs. We can support you, wherever your location, with casework and answer any questions remotely from our main office.

    DPH legal employment solicitors in Reading predominantly practice employment law. However, we also have expertise in and advise on corporate law and commercial law as well as civil and commercial litigation in the High Court.

    Employment Lawyers

    We are employment lawyers, not family lawyers, property solicitors or law solicitors. Therefore, we do not practice or offer services or deal with cases relating to family law and divorce, debt, probate, negligence, accident compensation, estate planning, landlord and tenant, wills, tax or trusts, property, immigration matters, criminal defence, a personal injury claim or civil litigation.

    As employment lawyers, we do not have a conveyancing team.

    Get in Touch with the Team

    Contact DPH Legal today to discuss your needs with our specialist employment lawyers and ensure your rights and interests are expertly represented

    Legal Regulation

    DPH Legal Solicitors Limited is registered in England and Wales and is authorised and regulated by the SRA. All of our solicitors are all established members of the Law Society.

    To make an enquiry, call us or contact us using our contact form for your free consultation.

    Who Our Team Works With:

    • Senior executives
    • Individual employees
    • Groups of employees
    • Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
    • Large corporate entities
    • World-renowned private schools and universities.
    • Formula 1 racing teams
    • Professional Football and Rugby clubs

    We can be contacted 24 hours a day.
    Our Reading Head Office address is:

    Davidson House
    Forbury Square
    RG1 3EU
    0118 914 5622
    07850 952245