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For a compromise agreement to be binding an employee must obtain advice from someone who is a "Relevant Independent Adviser" or "Relevant Adviser" for purposes of the employment legislation which deals with compromise agreements. Although many employees look for a solicitor to provide this service barristers too are "Relevant Independent Advisers" for purposes of the employment legislation concerned with compromise agreements.

As a Direct Public Access Barrister Erich Suter is a "qualified Lawyer" and "Relevant Independent Adviser" authorised by statute to advise on, and to provide an adviser's certificate in respect of, compromise agreements for employees. He also has vast experience in drawing up and negotiating compromise agreements for employers.


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Compromise agreements

A compromise agreement in an employment case is a written agreement setlling employment claims. It can be an agreement under which an employee's employment is terminated; or an agreement which settles specific employment claims.

Compromise agreements are governed by Statute and require an employee to obtain advice from a "relevant independent adviser". These agreements apply to settlements of all types of statutory employment rights claims such as unfair dismissal, sex discrimination, race discrimination, disability discrimination, non-payment of wages, minimum wage claims, holidays and holiday pay claims and other statutory employment rights from time off for reasons such as maternity and paternity leave to issues about Sunday working.

Erich Suter has been involved in drafting and negotiating compromise agreements (and general employment settlements) on behalf of both employers and employees in all sectors from investment banking, insurance  and financial services companies, professional firms, public and and government bodies and major plc's to companies with only a few employees. He has represented individual employees from senior directors, professionals and managers at all levels to shop and manual employees. From MDs of public companies to cleaners.

Each organisation and each employee has their own individual interests and needs in arriving at a compromise and it is important that each achieves a result in the final settlement of their employment issues which is appropriate for them in their particular circumstances. This can be a last chance for both sides to reach an amicable resolution or an agreed termination of employment on agreed terms.

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At Park Chambers we can advise on UK employment compromise agreements for both employers and employees. We can also advise on UK commercial compromise agreements. We work in a wide range of areas including: Middlesex, Middx, Berkshire, Berks, Buckinghamshire, Bucks, Surrey, West Sussex, Kent and the South East, London, South West London,  Central London, Greater London, the City (City of London), Addlestone, Ascot, Ashford, Ashtead, Bagshot, Barnes, Bisley, Bookham, Bracknell, Brentford, Brookwood, Burpham, Burrowhill, Byfleet,  Camberley, Cartbridge, Castle Green, Cheapside, Chertsey, Chessington, Clandon, Claygate, Cobham, Chobham, Clonbrook, Cranford, Crawley, Croydon, Datchett, Donkey Town, Downside, Ealing, East  Bedfont, East Clandon, East Croydon,  East Horseley, East Molesey, Effingham, Egham, Elmbridge, Englesfield Green, Epsom, Epsom Downs, Esher, Eton, Feltham, Felthamhill, Fetcham, Gatwick, Gatwick Airport, Great Bookham, Guildford, Halliford,  Ham, Hampton, Hampton Court, Hanworth, Harlington, Hatton, Heathrow, Heathrow Airport, Hersham, Heston, Hook, Horsell, Hounslow, Hythe End, Isleworth, Jacobswell, Kingston, Kingston on Thames, Kingston-on-Thames, Knaphill,  Laleham, Leatherhead, Lightwater, Littleton, Little Bookham, Longcross, Long Ditton, Lower Halliford,  Lyne, Maidenhead, Maiden Rushett, Martyr's Green, Mayford, Merrow, Micleham. Mimbrdge, Molesey, New Haw, New Malden, Ockham, Ottershaw, Oxshott, Pachesham, Pirbright, Pitchplace, Putney, Pyrford, Raynes Park, Richmond, Ripley, Row Town, Saint Margaret's, Saint Margarets, Send, Send Marsh, Sheen, Sheerwater, Shepperton, Slough, Spelthorne, St Margaret's, St Margarets, Staines, Stanwell, Stanwell Moore,  Stoke D'Abernon, Stoughton, Stawberry Hill, Sunbury, Sunninghill, Sunningdale, Surbiton, Sutton Green, Tadworth, Teddington, Thames Ditton, Thorpe, Tolworth, Twickenham, Upper Halliford, Valley End, Virginia Water, Walton, Walton on Thames, Walton-on-Thames, Wandsworth, West Byfleet,  West Clandon, West Drayton, West End, West Horseley, West Humble, West Molesey, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor,  Wisley, Woking, Woodham, Worcester Park, Worpleston, Wraysbury.


If you need to draft compromise agreements or have a compromise agreement on which you need advice from London or the City (City of London) or elsewhere we can help.


If you are looking for a solicitor or an employment solicitor or an employment law solicitor contact Park Chambers where you can instruct an employment barrister under the direct public access provisions. This is normally cheaper than using a solicitor and we are able to draft compromise agreements or to advise you on your compromise agreement. We can also provide a valid "adviser's certificate" or "independent adviser's certificate" in respect of a compromise agreement.