We recognise the critical role that recruitment and talent management play in the success of organisations across all sectors. We specialise in providing tailored legal services to recruitment agencies, payroll and umbrella solution providers and HR departments across various sectors.
We represent both bricks and mortar establishments and platform-based enterprises. Regardless of their business model, we tailor our services to meet their specific requirements, enabling them to navigate the intricate landscape of recruitment and talent management.
Our focus for our clients in this sector is on key practice areas, including:
Corporate & Commercial
We aim to protect your interests and help you foster successful business relationships focusing in the following areas:
Our clients benefit from our expertise in drafting and negotiating client agreements that outline terms, expectations, and responsibilities between recruitment agencies and their clients. These agreements establish a strong foundation for successful collaborations.
Joint Venture and Shareholder Agreements
In the dynamic world of recruitment and talent management, our clients often explore joint ventures and partnerships to tap into complementary strengths. We assist in drafting and negotiating joint venture and shareholder agreements, outlining roles, contributions, decision-making processes, profit-sharing, and exit strategies. These agreements provide a solid framework for collaboration, fostering successful ventures that leverage the strengths of multiple stakeholders.
We assist our clients in negotiating contracts with vendors that provide essential services, such as background checks or recruitment software, ensuring seamless operations.
Our legal support extends to facilitating partnership agreements between recruitment agencies and educational institutions or industry associations, fostering valuable alliances that benefit both parties.
We offer strategic counsel on all employment matters for clients in this space including:
We help our clients draft employment contracts that outline roles, responsibilities, compensation, and benefits clearly, setting the stage for a positive employer-employee relationship particularly where there are complicated or bespoke commission arrangements.
HR Policies and Procedures
Our legal team guides clients in developing comprehensive HR policies and procedures that are compliant with employment laws and promote a healthy work environment.
Disciplinary and Termination Matters
When challenges arise, we provide strategic advice on disciplinary actions and terminations, ensuring our clients follow due process while mitigating legal risks.
We strive to find swift and effective solutions to protect your reputation and business interests often in the following areas:
Breach of Contract/Theft Cases
Our clients rely on our expertise to handle cases involving breaches of employment contracts or theft of confidential information, swiftly protecting their interests and proprietary information.
Unfair Dismissal and Discrimination Claims
We represent our clients in unfair dismissal and discrimination cases, seeking effective resolutions and preserving their reputation.
Data Protection & Privacy
Managing employee and candidate data properly and in compliance with data protection laws is a crucial aspect of businesses in this sector. We understand that maintaining a harmonious and legally compliant workplace is essential to your success. We can assist you in achieving compliance with data protection laws. We provide guidance on a range of areas including:
Subject access requests
subject access requests are often made by disgruntled ex or current employees. Responding to these requests can be time-consuming and expensive. We can guide you through the requirements of responding to a subject access request and whether any exceptions apply which would allow you to withhold information requested by the maker of the request.
Policies and procedures
We will advise you on what policies and procedures you need to have in place to be legally compliant with legislative requirements.
Visa and Work Permit Support
Our clients entrust us with obtaining visas and work permits for their foreign employees, facilitating smooth cross-border hiring that complies with immigration regulations.
We guide our clients in maintaining compliance with evolving immigration laws, helping them navigate the complexities of hiring international talent while staying within legal boundaries.
We understand that businesses in these sectors can grow very quickly. We are excellently placed to guide you through this rapid expansion and our collaborative and multidisciplinary approach ensures that we are well-equipped to address the challenges and opportunities presented by the dynamic world of recruitment and talent management.
Get in touch
If you have an enquiry or would like to work with Quastels
you can phone us or use our online enquiry form to contact us.