Raworths LLP
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Employment & HR


We act for businesses as well as the people who create, own and invest in them, building long term relationships with our clients to understand the unique challenges and opportunities they face. Our depth of experience and knowledge is focussed on providing practical advice designed to meet all our clients’ business needs.

Individuals & Families

We understand how important your case is, our experienced teams are on hand to provide practical and effective legal advice. With one of the largest teams of lawyers in North Yorkshire we work for wealthy individuals and their families, trusts and family businesses - your needs are at the heart of what we do.


Our Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property teams have the expertise to help you deal with the opportunities and challenges of the freehold and leasehold real estate market. We have substantial depth of experience of the property world and its demands which gives us the crucial ability to help you achieve your aims.

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are an unavoidable fact of life, but when they happen it is essential to find a quick, effective and practical solution to the situation. Whether your issues are commercial or business related, family or personal, we have the depth of experience, imagination and expertise to help you solve your problems.

Sally Togher

Head of Employment

Deborah Boylan


Liz Pollock

Senior Associate

Harjeet Nangla


Employment Law for Employers

Most businesses need employees. However, over recent years the burden of employment regulation and legislation has consistently increased to the extent that every prudent business must now actively manage the resulting risks, or pay a high price when things go wrong.

You did not go into business to spend all of your time and energy on matters that distract you away from what you do best. And yet these distractions have multiplied and continue to grow as an ever increasing number of rules, regulations and procedures covering the complex area of employment law come into force, creating difficult employment problems that you need to solve.

We can navigate the way through these complexities for you, finding the right route for you through the quagmire of legislation.

We are specialist employment lawyers and experienced solution providers who attune ourselves to your needs. We take the time to understand your business and what matters to you, to achieve the right solution for you.

We consult with businesses to put in place proactive HR strategies that develop your people and reduce your risk, whilst also helping you to spot and learn from problems or difficulties so that you can move your business forward with confidence.

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The Employment team is ranked Band 1 in Chambers UK 2024, an independent guide to the legal profession:

“Raworths provide thorough advice with a commercial approach. Their customer service is excellent.”  

Chambers UK 2024

“This firm provides a fantastic service in employment law with a strong team of knowledgeable solicitors.”

Legal 500 UK 2024

Our Employment team specialise solely in employment law.  If you would like further information please contact our Employment team (see team details above).


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