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About DPH Legal

DPH Legal is a niche employment law practice whose Head Office is located in Berkshire. We also have offices across the UK and act for employers and individuals on a full range of employment law issues.

Our firm consists of seven qualified solicitors as well as support staff. All our lawyers practice employment law exclusively.

We act on contentious matters in the Employment Tribunal and the High/County Court as well as advising employers on non-contentious employment matters. All of the lawyers at DPH Legal solicitors act for both employers and individuals providing the full range of employment law advice.

What are DPH Legal’s Services?

As a law firm, we frequently advise executives on severance agreements and on disputes concerning the full range of employment law issues. These include:

  • Settlement Agreements
  • Employment Tribunal Claims
  • Redundancy Advice
  • Performance Management, Grievances
  • Unfair Dismissal
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Holiday Pay, Dismissals
  • Whistleblowing
  • Disciplinaries
  • Sickness Absence
  • Working Time Disputes
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employer Advice
  • TUPE Transfers
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave & Flexible Working

We can provide bespoke training for both HR professionals and managers and have represented numerous clients in Employment Tribunal proceedings.

You’ll benefit from advice for employers and senior executives on exit packages. These come in the form of settlement agreements, tribunal litigation and the enforceability of restrictive covenants.

Who are DPH Legal’s Clients?

Our clients are based in Berkshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and throughout the UK.

We act for employees and employers including but not restricted to:

  • Small and medium owner-managed businesses
  • Educational establishments: world-renowned private schools and universities
  • PLCs: public limited companies
  • Sports teams: professional football and rugby clubs and Formula 1 racing teams
  • Foof manufacturers

For more information on some of our cases, visit our news page

DPH Legal’s Founder

David Philip Harris

DPH Legal was founded by David Harris in January 2011. David was previously a partner in the employment team at Darbys Solicitors LLP in Oxford. Prior to this David practised at Manches LLP, a leading commercial law firm.

He is recognised as an expert in the field of employment law in the leading directory of lawyers, The Legal 500. This directory bases its criteria on lawyers who are;

  • providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel
  • completing complex of the work cases
  • offering excellement client service
  • offer an overall contribution to their practice

Read DPH Legal’s Testimonials

The Legal 500, the market-leading directory for lawyers, has said the following about the firm’s managing partner David Harris:

“David Harris rates for his sound mind, concise language and ability to work well with clients to provide a solution”

DPH Legal is registered with the SRA, The Law Society and the ELA. DPH Legal on LinkedIn

3 Best Employment Law Solicitors in Reading, UK

We have been consistently ranked in the top three employment law solicitors in Reading.

To be ranked, our lawyers faced a 50-Point Inspection, including local reviews, history, business standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their trading excellence.

For more information on our services, get in touch.

For any information relating to our services please give us a call and we will be very happy to help.

For any information relating to our services please give us a call and we will be very happy to help.

We can be contacted 24 hours a day.

Our Head Office address is:

Davidson House
Forbury Square,
Reading, Berkshire,
0118 914 5622

Bristol Tel: 0117 321 7700
High Wycombe Tel: 01494 611236
Oxford Tel: 01865 565325
Swindon Tel: 01793 467124
Kingston Tel: 02080 176207
Richmond Tel: 01748 883585
Chelsea Tel: 02080 176205
Guildford Tel: 01483 958228
Mayfair Tel: 02080 176208
Basingstoke Tel: 01256 675124
Harrow Tel: 02080 176206
Slough Tel: 0175 3911813
Watford Tel: 01923 923161
Twickenham Tel: 02080 176209
Fax:  0118 900 1656

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    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