Monaco Solicitors are experts in the management of all aspects of settlement agreements. These range from consultation, to the rights you may have, to negotiating an agreement on your behalf, to consulting an agreement that may have already been proposed to you. Is that really all I need to know about agreements? All of our lawyers are labour law specialists with extensive experience in managing transaction contracts. If you seek advice from a lawyer on a transaction agreement, but decide not to accept the proposed terms, you may still have to pay all legal fees. Your employer`s obligation to participate in your legal fees is only valid if you sign the transaction agreement. Your lawyer will explain the consequences. Confidentiality clauses are common in transaction agreements. They generally mean that the parties promise not to make prejudicial statements about each other. This would prevent you from making damaging comments in the press or on social media about your employer, even if you are telling the truth. It could also prevent you from reporting abuse as whistleblowers. Your lawyer should explain the consequences carefully. Who are the ACAS and what is their role in the transaction agreements? For a transaction contract to be valid against you, it must refer to certain sections of labour law.

It must also contain clauses that say you are waiving some (or all) of your labour rights. . Many of the terms used have specific meanings that are necessary to give the transaction agreement its intended effect. In order to make the transaction contract legally applicable, the worker should receive independent legal advice on the agreement. This means that the worker must have the agreement declared by an independent lawyer. As a general rule, the employer pays the costs of the worker who explains the transaction contract. Legal rights that can be settled by reaching an agreement include claims for wrongful termination, infringement, illegal wage deductions and discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.