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    Solicitors Reading : DPH Legal Employment Solicitors

    DPH Legal Solicitors are a well-established Reading law firm in Berkshire. The firm’s qualified lawyers practice and specialise in employment law for private clients, individuals and the business community. The firm provides legal counsel to businesses and individuals throughout the UK since it was established in 2010.

    Our firm of solicitors is committed to providing you with a higher level of legal expertise than is available at larger known solicitor firms. The ethos and approach at our law firm is a commitment to 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 and providing exceptional care and tailored support.

    Our firm’s Reading solicitors offer a range of outstanding services, solutions and knowledge in order to achieve the very best outcome for our clientele.

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

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

    For expert support on your situation, call us or contact our team using the simple contact form.

    Covid 19: We have measures in place so our offices and business services continue to operate normally and safely at this time. If you wish to visit our offices for face-to-face consultation, please contact us beforehand for more information. Our office building 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

    Yasmin Awan

    Yasmin Awan


    0118 208 2007

    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


    UK Government publishes draft legislation on holiday entitlement and pay

    The UK Government has published draft legislation to implement important changes to holiday entitlement and pay under the Working Time Regulations. The draft Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023 follow the Government’s response to two consultations covering a raft of holiday pay issues generated by EU law and domestic case law. The […]

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    Why Choose Our Law Firm For Legal Advice?

    Our firm offers clear advice, help and services to a growing number of individuals and organisations on work-related issues. Our law firm is located in Reading RG1 3EU, a short walk from Reading town centre

    We advise businesses, executives, and employees on employment-related affairs. We can deal with casework and answer any questions remotely from our main office location by telephone for individuals in London, England, Wales and the UK.

    DPH legal practices predominately in employment law. However, the lawyers at the practice also have expertise in and advise on corporate law and commercial law as well as civil and commercial litigation in the High Court.

    We are not family lawyers, property solicitors or business 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. We are not conveyancing solicitors therefore we do not have a conveyancing team.

    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