Testimonials

Testimonials

“Can’t recommend Workwise highly enough. My case was resolved quickly, efficiently, with great professionalism and the minimum of fuss.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was extremely competent at listening, assimilating information, evaluating legal documents, and providing clear advice. The service I received really exceeded my expectations. In fact, not only would I recommend Madeleine, I have since instructed her again on a separate issue. The advice and assistance I received on both issues was excellent. Thank you.”

Employee client

“I felt fully informed about my case from start to finish. Pritti provided me with a very professional service and always went the extra mile.”

Employee client

“Alison was exceptional when dealing with my case during a very stressful time. I would have no hesitation to recommend her to other clients.Thank you for believing in my case and for the outcome.”

Employee client

“Claire was absolutely fantastic, she was thorough and very professional. I would recommend her to anyone. I was extremely impressed.”

Employee client

“Workwise Legal was recommended to me by a barrister and having received their outstanding legal support I can absolutely see why. Judith Hogarth provided exceptional legal knowledge, with clear advice that was concise and well balanced. She always made sure I understood the implication of decisions and had the wonderful ability to think ahead, considering all possible implications to decisions which was impressive. I always felt that Judith understood my case, what mattered most to me and negotiated to get the best resolution out of what was an awful situation. I felt entirely comfortable and confident in her hands. Whilst no one would ever wish to take legal processing’s I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Workwise Legal. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have had Judith representing me, she is a absolutely legal marvel.”

Employee client

“Working with Workwise and specifically with Jasmine van Loggerenberg was an absolute pleasure despite the circumstances being less than ideal. I have experience working within the UK Justice System so my expectations are probably higher than most clients but I am pleased to say that they were more than exceeded. The service provided was professional and personal with the right mix of business and personal support through to the conclusion of my matter and it is for that reason that I would not have any qualms to recommend Workwise and Jasmine or to use them in the future should the need arise.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes handled my case brilliantly. I felt very supported throughout the process and she gave me clear and easy to understand advice. I had to turn around my case really fast and Madeleine stayed late to assist me. It was my first time working with Madeleine and my experience has been very positive. I already recommended Madeline and your firm to my former employer – who were also very impressed with the speedy turn around.
“Great service, with reassuring and considered advice. Completely understood my circumstances. I felt I was in very safe hands, in what was unfamiliar territory. Would highly recommend.”

Employee client

“Pritti was fantastic. It’s been a real pleasure dealing with her and would absolutely recommend her.
“I found the Workwise levels of service to be outstanding and they helped guide me through what was a very difficult time. Eventually we got the right outcome and they were instrumental in getting me it. Thank you so much.”

Employee client

I was referred to Alison by a friend. I had to change the solicitor who had been working on my employment issue for over a year because they failed to advise me properly. My Tribunal date was approaching and my claim was on the brink of failure, I was at my wit’s end, but within a week of engagement she turned everything around and completely retrieved my case. She guided me through the process of the Tribunal and consequently my Appeal, which I won with an excellent result! She is diligent and thorough, I found her very approachable and understanding, keeping me informed at all times. I would not have had such a victorious outcome without her, I am very grateful to Alison for the work she did for me and retrieving my case when I thought all was lost, I strongly recommended her.

Employee client

“Thank you Claire- you were so helpful and amazing to work with! You have great legal knowledge and did an outstanding job of advising, guiding and advocating on my behalf.”

Employee client

“Pritti Bajaria was recommended to me by a friend and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her to my friends; she was professional, genuine and supportive.”

Employee client

“Thank you [Jasmine] so much for everything. I think your work has been fantastic.”

Employee client

“A very pleasant experience, warm but smart people who were able to help you, when you didn’t know the in’s and out’s of the situation you were in.”

Employee client

“Madeleine provided excellent advice and service and undoubtedly gave beyond what we may have expected to support our case. We would unreservedly recommend her/the firm to others.”

Employee client

“We have been very impressed with the service provided by Claire. She has provided clear, thorough advice on complicated legal issues and has done this within short timescales to suit our needs. There have been no nasty surprises in terms of costs as Claire has provided clear estimates at the beginning and stuck to them. Obtaining advice has made it much easier for us to manage situations and make the right commercial decisions.”

Commercial Controller, Hospitality Business, Employer client

“Thanks to Alison for all her support. It’s been wonderful having her in my corner. I particularly appreciated her sensitivity – this has been hard for me and you approached each conversation with care and attention. You’re wonderful at what you do!”

Employee client

“I received an excellent level of service from Workwise Legal. Pritti was very professional and empathetic.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was confident, reassuring, and clear in her advice. She was easy to contact, and her updates were timely. She helped me understand the fine details of the legal agreement, and advised me on my rights and the consequences of the decisions I was making. I would thoroughly recommend her to anyone who needed legal employment advice.”

Employee client

“At a very difficult and stressful time for our business, Alison Humphry offered professional advice and creative proposals, often within a very short period of time. She made herself available whenever needed, on the phone and by email, and guided us through a rapidly developing crisis. She did all of this with a calm, friendly and approachable manner. I cannot recommend her highly enough.
“Quick, so quick. Common sense, clear explanations and advice. My expectations managed.”

Employee client

“The service I received was first class. Claire was extremely kind and sensitive to the issues under discussion, clear and concise in her advice, and always accessible and prompt to respond. I would have no hesitation in recommending her and her firm.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was a calm, expert and reassuring support during an exceptionally stressful experience. She gave very clear practical advice. I consider myself very luck to have her as my lawyer and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her to anyone in the same position.”

Employee client

“I was really pleased with the legal advice I received from Jasmine at Workwise Legal. Jasmine took the time to fully understand the technicalities of my case and ensured that my interests were meticulously protected. Professional, available and supportive throughout, I would highly recommend her services to anyone in need of employment law advice.”

Employee client

“Claire was empathic, professional and thorough with a very quick response time. I felt supported from day 1.”

Employee client

“Working with Alison Humphry is one of the best decisions we’ve ever made! Supportive, trusted, honest in her approach to costs and advice, I can’t recommend Alison highly enough. She made what was a very difficult and stressful time completely bearable for which we are extremely thankful!”

Employee client

“I can’t thank Pritti enough. She professionally, calmly and compassionately guided me through a very distressing process and provided enormous value to closing this chapter in my life and allowing me to move on professionally. I’d be more than happy to recommend her to anyone requiring the services of a solicitor specialising in employment law.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was absolutely amazing! She saved us time, effort, worry and money while remaining fair to all parties and always listening to how we wanted to approach things. Super service! Would definitely recommend and I would involve her earlier next time.”

Employee client

“Professional service and always sound advice given, with clear guidance and valuable support.”

Employer client

“I was treated with respect at all times and the advice I was given was excellent. My solicitor was easy to talk to and she listened to my issues, providing positive feedback and a quick turnaround To a high standard. Her letter was succinct and got the result I needed.”

Employee client

“I found Alison to be really helpful in guiding me through a bit of a minefield. The turnaround speed in dealing with the case was amazing, I would definitely reccomend.”

Employee client

“Pritti was very helpful and informative. I have not been in a position of redundancy, but she explained this well to me and explained my rights.”

Employee client

“I had a very positive experience working with Madeleine and Workwise Legal. She was very approachable, explained things clearly and I achieved a positive outcome. I’d fully recommend!”

Employee client

“Jasmine was a great help in a very distressing time and was superb in hand-holding me to negotiating a good settlement package.”

Employee client

“Madeleine was both practical and empathetic and her counsel was exemplary.”

Employee client

“Overall I received a great service with Workwise Legal and felt very happy with the outcome and prompt communications throughout. I felt confident that I understood the options in my case, and Madeleine was very thorough and capable in representing me with my employer. I had some nuanced, difficult negotiations with my employer and Madeleine was excellent in representing my interest and securing an outcome I was very pleased with. I had never been in touch with any law firm before, but the process was made very clear to me. I was unfamiliar with employment law and my entitlements, and Madeleine made it very simple for me to understand and grasp. I would not hesitate in recommending the firm, and I am very grateful for the really practical assistance and positive advice I received at an otherwise challenging and stressful time.”

Employee client

“I chose this firm based on its available public profile, and available information on the partners’ practice areas. Alison was very solid in her professionalism and offered frank advice based on my circumstances and when she says “leave it with me” after a talk, she is going to come back with a set of well thought out and reasonable proposals. Costs are reasonable and clearly communicated and openly discussed and agreed without any pressure. In her absence, the service was seamless and another partner, Madeleine, was so intuned and helpful. I was very emotional and stressed throughout my case but they managed to turn my panic to focus and worry into practical actions and expectations and getting to the actual matter, the legal position, and I always knew what was expected next. Another plus for me was the use of technology to communicate as it helped my situation. I felt lucky and grateful for their service and recommend them for sure.”

Employee client

“Claire has been a great help in getting our business in shape for future growth, taking time to produce employment contracts and policies to suit our particular business and the concerns that we had. Everything was turned around very quickly and it is a great comfort to know that we can contact Claire for advice when we need it.”

Employer client

“Pritti was just excellent. She left me with no uncertainty, clearly presented the options that were available to me. She set out the law clearly and in a very understandable way. She provided me with a clear strategy and left no room for doubt. I recommend her to anyone who needs employment advice and to anyone who needs clear, concise and no ‘grey area’ doubts!”

Employee client

“I instructed Ms Humphry on a technical matter, not strictly in line with her usual practice. She was unfazed and I have no doubt she put in more hours and research than I strictly paid for. But the results exceeded all my expectations. They were slightly left-field and legally imaginative. But they absolutely nailed the issue and, in a sense, left the opposition literally lost for words. Being represented doesn’t get much better than that.”

Employee client

“Madeleine was a pleasure to work with! Professional and comprehensive. Contact was frequent and extremely helpful in order to understand the process and to advise on conversations.”

Employee client

“Fantastic service throughout and successful outcome.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was absolutely amazing! She saved us time, effort, worry and money while remaining fair to all parties and always listening to how we wanted to approach things. Super service! Would definitely recommend and I would involve her earlier next time.”

Employee client

“Alison is an outstanding solicitor and provided me with absolutely first-class support during a very difficult time. Alison was highly communicative, proactive, transparent, and took a lot of strain off me. I work with lots of advisers in my career and would put Alison right at the top in terms of ease of working with and supporting best outcomes. I would highly recommend Alison and indeed the wider firm who I’m sure work to the same first-class standards.”

Employee client

“Pritti was very helpful and informative. I had not been in a position of redundancy before, but she explained this well to me and explained my rights.”

Employee client

“I was delighted with all aspects of the service I received from Madeleine. I found the whole process quite daunting but she helped me through every stage and helped build my confidence throughout it.”

Employee client

“I found Alison a pleasure to work with at a time that was difficult for me. She was always professional and explained all the stages as we arrived at them, as well as the costs and potential future costs depending on different routes. I feel that she was always realistic with the expectations of the outcome of the case which helped no end when making various decisions along the way. I was happy with the outcome that was eventually reached.”

Employee client

“I found all interactions with Pritti at Workwise very smooth and straightforward. She delivered on every commitment made by all agreed deadlines, and often well before. I would happily use Workwise again if the situation arose.”

Employee client

“Claire Collinge provides a fabulous service to our school. She works closely with me in my role as HR Manager, understands the way we work and responds very quickly whenever I need advice. Claire is very pleasant to deal with and it is a huge help knowing that I have her as back-up when complicated issues arise. She has also recently provided training to our Senior Leadership Team, which was exactly what we wanted – really helpful content and made interesting and fun too. I would definitely recommend Claire to any school or business needing advice on employment and HR issues.”

Employer client

“Madeleine Hughes was fantastic throughout, keeping me fully informed, expert advice and a great result at the end. I really appreciate all of Madeleine’s support through the stressful time and the continuous advice and actions throughout the process to achieve the end result. Thank you!”

Employee client

“Alison’s professionalism under tough circumstances was impressive and appreciated, as was her ability to deliver the important results.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes provided a truly exceptional level of service and I would aggressively recommend her to anyone. I also can’t speak highly enough of how accessible she was – it never once took more than a few minutes for her to get back to me!”

Employee client

“A warm, considerate and knowledgeable service. Pritti worked efficiently and with excellent communication.”

Employee client

“I found Claire professional and understanding. She answered all the questions that I had and was able to explain in terms I could understand. What could have been a stressful and long situation was handled well and gave me the peace of mind I was in good hands.”

Employee client

In short, [Pritti] made a really difficult experience manageable, guiding and supporting me through every step of the process calmly, sensitively and reassuringly. You were the consummate professional, Pritti, and just really, really wonderful. I could never thank you enough and would recommend you in a heartbeat to anyone in similar circumstances to mine in need of legal advice. Thank you.”

Employee client

“Claire made the legal jargon far easier to understand and made sure I was clear what to focus on in an otherwise long and confusing document.”

Employee client

“I appreciated the turn around of service. The efficient yet friendly manner of my solicitor. Also her willingness to answer all my questions no matter how many times I came back to her.”

Employee client

“Thank you very much for the friendly, approachable but very professional advice received and support throughout what has been a very challenging time in my life.”

Employee client

“Excellent service – knowledgeable, very efficient and cost effective.”

Employer client

“Impeccable service from start to finish and my best interests were always taken into account. Cannot recommend highly enough.”

Employee client

“As a growing company, we recognised the need to tighten up our HR legal paperwork. Claire sorted this with minimal input required from ourselves and we found the whole process very simple, and Claire extremely patient! Claire took the time to find out about our company and what mattered to us, so we now have contracts, policies and rules that exactly meet our needs.”

Employer client, Friends of Ham

“I had a very positive experience working with Madeleine and Workwise Legal. She was very approachable, explained things clearly and I achieved a positive outcome. I’d fully recommend!”

Employee client

“I have always felt reassured that an experienced lawyer from the Workwise Legal team is only a phone call away. The team have supported us through many aspects of employment law; most recently re-drafting some staff contracts and updating our staff handbook. Competitively priced, committed and highly experienced, Workwise Legal have helped us run our organisation smoothly and responsibly.”

Employer retainer client

“Very professional, knowledgeable and highly recommend this firm.”

Employer client

“Very personal approach to too often highly stressful situations. Professional and attentive. Costs are fair and service is excellent.”

Employee client

“I had engaged Alison Humphry at an extremely difficult and stressful time at work with no light at the end of the tunnel. Alison was supportive, empathetic and kind to my dire circumstances which were created by a long drawn battle in dealing with my Employer. She was honest in her advice with consideration in keeping the legal costs fair. I would like to extend my gratitude and appreciation for her hard work, patience and honest professional care. It would have been impossible to achieve a positive outcome without Alison’s legal acumen, perseverance and exceptional negotiation skills. For me Alison was “GOD” sent. I would highly recommend Alison to anyone with employment issues.”

Employee client

“Excellent service and expertise from Madeleine who was empathetic and assertive in the right measure during a confusing period. I was very pleased with the result achieved.”

Employee client

“Claire, who dealt with my case, could not have been more helpful. She was kind and considerate and dealt with everything so quickly. I felt very safe throughout the whole process.”

Employer client

“Pritti, I really am impressed with your ability to totally understand situations and how they cumulatively develop and the impact of depression etc on individuals. It gives me such confidence in you to sort the wheat from the chaff, put the best case forward and also be open and pragmatic with me about the realities of my case.”

Employee client

“The whole service was conducted in a very professional manner and we were kept fully informed at all stages. Would highly recommend Alison and her company to others.”

Employee client

“Madeleine was friendly, professional and very easy to deal with. I appreciated the speed with which she dealt with my case.”

Employee client

“Alison was very helpful and supportive all the way through my difficult situation with work ending.”

Employee client

“Good value for money, including solid turnaround times.”

Employer client

“Absolutely excellent service. I can only recommend this firm and solicitor!”

Employee client

“I cannot recommend Madeleine’s services highly enough. Her sincere empathy and human touch, together with her professionalism, in depth legal knowledge and continuous reassurance [were] invaluable during what was one of the most stressful experiences in my career. Madeleine’s assistance and advice was pivotal towards achieving a positive and prompt resolution.”

Employee client

“Madeleine did a fabulous job. She went the extra mile and was very patient and down to earth when explaining legalese.”

Employee client

“Alison was always understanding and supportive as well as professional. I always thought I was in the best hands.”

Employee client

“As a small business Claire’s professional and reassuring advice has always been extremely useful in all matters such as contracts, interviews, recruitment and changing job descriptions. Having Workwise to call on in all employment issues makes life so much easier in potentially very stressful situations. Highly recommended.”

Employer client, Ilkley Osteopathic Practice

“Very happy with the service received dealing with a difficult matter and I felt I was listened to and the actions taken on my behalf were helpful and clearly communicated.”

Employee client

“Clearly, I would rather be running my business or dealing with my own clients so it was a delight to receive such prompt and effective advice to allow me to get on with what matters to me. An excellent service from Claire Collinge and a really good price too.”

Employer client

“I was very well looked after by Madeleine at Workwise. She was extremely professional and supportive throughout the process of my redundancy. From our very first conversation I was completely reassured that hiring Workwise would be a very positive experience.”

Employee client

“Alison was very knowledgeable, providing solid advice in a polite and professional manner. I would thoroughly recommend.”

Employee client

“Madeleine was genuinely superb. No issue giving any advice even on difficult subjects. Couldn’t recommend highly enough to anyone.”

Employee client

“Madeleine was robust and extremely professional in dealing with my case. Very sincere, her execution on all areas was amazing.”

Employee client

“High quality work, and the firm was very responsive to all my comments and questions. I have a lot of confidence in their work.”

Employee client

“Alison Humphry’s calm manner, clear legal advice and realistic approach helped me through a difficult work situation. She kept me fully informed throughout, dealt with my employers on my behalf and responded very quickly to any queries I had. I would thoroughly recommend her.”

Employee client

“Madeleine was extremely helpful and very professional, 5 stars all round.”

Employee client

“Excellent all round support and transparency.”

Employer client

“Claire Collinge works in close partnership with our school, and with me as the school’s HR Manager. I know that I can contact Claire whenever needed to provide an objective view on an HR matter or to obtain employment law advice when a situation is particularly complex or high risk. Claire is always able to unravel the most complicated situations and to provide her advice in clear, straight forward language. She understands our aim to create an environment where our pupils and staff can thrive, whilst also recognising the commercial and other pressures we face as a school. Claire doesn’t just tell us what the law says, but gives us more practical advice, balancing legal risk with what we are trying to achieve. She is friendly and good to deal with, and always provides her advice at the agreed time. I would definitely recommend Claire to any school or business needing employment law support.”

Jennie Weightman, HR Manager, Headlands School

“Having to face what was a stressful and seemingly complicated situation, Claire Collinge was a breath of fresh air at the other end of the telephone. Listening with compassion and vast knowledge she was able to make what at first seemed an impossible situation and turn it into an outcome that was not only better than I thought achievable but also gave me justice. Claire was thorough, honest and professional and went that extra mile for me. I am extremely grateful to her for all the hard work she put in, even giving up holiday time to ensure deadlines were met. I would highly recommend Claire and Workwise Legal.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was excellent to work with. A really first class service from beginning to end. Thank you.”

Employee client

“Alison was exceptional, highly recommended.”

Employee client

“An acquaintance of mine recommended Alison Humphry when an issue arose at my company where I felt I was being discriminated against because of my disability. In truth, I was unsure of the strength of my case and was very tempted to resign. Straight from the start, Ms Humphry was very thorough, efficient, professional and most importantly approachable. I work in a sector where I encounter many cut-throat professionals and lawyers (!); as a result my case was emotional and stressful. Ms Humphry was firm and, I felt, completely devoted to my case – she turned what could have been an awful experience into a calm settlement which was much easier for me to come to terms with and move on from.”

Employee client

“Claire Collinge was very focused and efficient. Everything was produced in a timely manner. We are very pleased!”

Employer client, Ilkley Cinema

“We’ve consistently had excellent advice and Madeleine has always made sure she has got to the root of any issues requiring her help – which is invaluable.”

Employer client

“I was put at ease straight away as it is nerve wracking and felt assured after speaking to Madeleine Hughes. I think Madeleine kept me up to date and was so professional and I would ask for her again if needed in the future.”

Employee client

“I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation of Alison Humphry’s work. I am thankful beyond words for her professionalism, experience and human approach. As probably all of her clients, I was in a tough situation and thanks to her I got compensation for being mistreated by my former employer. It’s not only the monetary compensation (which is very nice to have) but also emotional satisfaction to prove that they were wrong. Alison is very pleasant to work with and made me feel at ease by explaining my options. She is very good at negotiating and has great prediction skills.”

Employee client

“We have been extremely impressed with your expert advice and high standards of service.”

Law firm client

“Alison doesn’t treat you as a case but as a person. Clear, kind, professional yet personable.”

Employee client

“Alison was very knowledgeable providing solid advice in a polite and professional manner. I would thoroughly recommend.”

Employee client

“Workwise Legal truly care about the outcome of your situation at work. Speedy yet thorough and offering support and protection throughout, I would not hesitate to recommend their services.”

Employee client

“Friendly, fast and a pleasure to work with. Would definitely recommend. Things were explained simply and effectively, and I never felt like anything was too much trouble. Sometimes working with big firms you can feel like you’re just on a rolling production line of cases, but this was the antithesis of that type of experience.”

Employer client

“Workwise was appointed by us to replace a much larger national Employment Law Adviser. We have found the service to be much better tailored to our needs as a SME and we have been delighted with the business improvements we have implemented as a result of their pro active practical advice at an affordable price.”

Greg Stewart, owner, GT Stewart Solicitors

“Healthwatch Lambeth is a small charity working to ensure that experiences of people using care are understood and shape future health and social care services. Our impact is totally dependent on us employing and retaining high calibre, committed staff. Workwise Legal have supported us to manage TUPE, pensions, secondments and staff appraisal processes efficiently. Most of all, they have given us the confidence that we are doing the right things at the right time for our staff team.”

CEO, Healthwatch Lambeth

“An invaluable resource. Alison gets straight to the heart of the matter. Her common sense, practical approach combined with in-depth employment law expertise has transformed the way we deal with HR issues.”

Director, Barristers’ Chambers

“Claire is clearly an excellent technical lawyer, efficient, friendly and personable. It has been a pleasure working with her.”

Employee client

During the time I’ve worked with your firm I’ve experienced depression and anxiety. Alison was understanding and compassionate whilst dealing with and explaining the legal and pragmatic details of my employment issues.

Employee client

“Solicitor, Madeleine Hughes, always returned calls when she said she would. Efficient and helpful.”

Employee client

“Alison Humphry is great! kind, knowledgeable, available, extra-supportive.”

Employee client

“My case was handled by Madeleine Hughes. Madeleine spent the time explain various processes that could / should be followed and the potential outcomes. She provided excellent advice that resulted in a mutually agreeable and amicable exit from my previous employer. I would thoroughly recommend Madeleine.”

Employee client

“Workwise Legal has provided tip top HR advice and service to Balance Me. As a growing business it is vital that we are kept up to date with the latest policies and Alison ensures that our human resources is water-tight and stress free. We really value her input and the fact she is always at the end of the phone is extremely reassuring. Workwise Legal is the perfect HR service for any growing business.”

Rebecca Hopkins, Co-founder and director, Balance Me Ltd

“Claire was very professional. She spent time getting to know us and the work that we provide in the community.Our new documentation is in clear English, concise and to the point. We will certainly be using Workwise again to review and update our employment and health and safety policies.”

Employer client

“During the initial consultation I was quickly made to feel at ease, and after a brief conversation I had a good understanding of where I stood. The questions that I had were answered quickly and in a manner that was easy to understand. Considering it was a very difficult time for me, the support I received from Alison was great, and the entire process ran very smoothly.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes provided a realistic appreciation of my situation and clear advice. The agreed plan was executed within a very short period of time and the case resolved to my satisfaction. Beyond the excellent legal advice, Madeleine also had the right level of empathy to make me feel good in a bad situation. I’d also like to stress that I’ve rarely seen so well written legal documents, ie easy to understand and not just relying on legal jargon.”

Employee client

“Alison is amazing and I am recommending her to everyone I know who needs employment advice!!”

Employee client

“I felt that the service given to me was very personal and all my comments and concerns were taken on board. A very satisfied customer.”

Employee client

“Exceptionally professional and able to focus on the pertinent issues quickly and effectively.”

Employee client

“Alison Humphry was friendly, efficient and I knew I was in good hands.”

Employee client

“I have found Claire to be professional, helpful and very friendly throughout what has been a fairly stressful process. She ensured that all options had been explored and went above and beyond to ensure my case was settled in a timely manner. I would not hesitate in recommending Claire and Workwise Legal to anyone.”

Client

“The whole process was much less stressful than I’d imagined, I am so glad I contacted Workwise Legal. I was supported throughout the process and am delighted with the result – thank you! I would absolutely recommend this firm to anyone experiencing employment issues.”

Employee client

“No one wants to start a discrimination claim but when you feel your rights have been violated you need a lawyer who is a true employment specialist and understands how tribunal proceedings work. You also need a great strategist and a brilliant negotiator. I found these qualities in Madeleine Hughes, she conducted the case with great skill and professionalism. I cannot thank her enough for all her hard work and compassion at a very difficult phase of my working career. Madeleine exhibits all the best qualities in the legal profession and should be highly commended for her work.”

Client (former solicitor)

“All round experience was excellent. I appreciated Alison’s open and professional appraisal of my situation and the options available to me. Didn’t feel pressured into taking decisions that would have meant more in fees for Work Wise but ultimately not have resulted in any benefit to me. Alison has an excellent style (very personable) to add to her obvious legal acumen. I’d have no problem recommending her to my colleagues / friends.”

Employee client

“Sunshine and Smiles – Leeds Down Syndrome Network has grown rapidly over the last 2 years. We are currently working hard to ensure the sustainability of the organisation and part of this means we need robust processes and policies in place. As a small, local charity we don’t have the financial wherewithall to pay for legal advice so we were delighted when Workwise Legal offered to support us in developing consultancy agreements and other relevant policies on a Pro Bono basis. Claire Collinge talked to us at length about what kind of agreement we would need in place and listened to the specific issues relating to our organisation. She then drew up a very comprehensive agreement and letter of guidance to ensure we can implement these agreements and policies in the knowledge that we are looking after the consultants offering a service to Sunshine and Smiles but also the organisation itself. We would like to thank Claire and all at Workwise Legal for the brilliant advice and support they have given us.”

Ailith Harley-Roberts, on behalf of Sunshine and Smiles

“Alison Humphry’s level of professionalism has exceeded all my expectations, her excellent knowledge and negotiations skills brought to my case the best outcome I could hope for. For anyone in need of advice, I would recommend Alison, in my case just with one phone call Alison Humphry was able to summarize my case and provide the best advice. Amazing listening and communication skills!”

Employee client

“Clear, friendly and helpful service. Honest and realistic advice and works on your side – thanks Alison!”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was fantastic, she advised me incredibly well, and negotiated more than I thought I would get, and I very much appreciated her patience and honest care. Great lawyer and a good honest person, could not have asked for more”

Employee client

“I was very impressed by Claire Collinge’s professional courtesy and prompt responses during the extended period of my case. Equally refreshing was her honesty as to fees incurred with no hidden or “add on” fees emerging during the process. A complete contrast to my experiences buying and selling a home.”

Employee client

“Madeleine helped me through a stressful time with compassion. She guided me through a worrying period with sound practical advice and was always available for discussions and offer information… Madeleine was able to support and assist me to a very satisfactory settlement and I would recommend her unreservedly.”

Employee client

“I can’t stress enough the effect and importance of having someone so approachable and someone so clearly on the ball, informative and having someone who cares about your situation. I hope one day I turn out to be as good a lawyer as Alison. I’d recommend her to anyone with employment law issues in a heart beat.”

Employee client

“I am very appreciative for the speed, efficiency and level of service provided to me from Madeleine. She was always available to answer my questions and walk me through the process, and was efficient at getting the official paperwork completed in a timely fashion.”

Employee client

“Claire was a great advisor – took the time to make sure I understand all aspects of my settlement agreement and was very patient in answering my questions and considering my comments. She was also very prompt and great at following up with the company. Would definitely recommend! ”

Employee client

“Claire Collinge is excellent!”

Employee client

“We’ve consistently had excellent advice and Madeleine has always made sure she has got to the root of any issues requiring her help – which is invaluable.”

Employer client

“It was fast and efficient.”

Employee client

“Claire was extremely responsive, practical and sensitive. It made a potentially awkward situation much better.”

Employee client

“I am very pleased with the quick and expert advice I received, which ensured my employment issue was resolved promptly. Alison was friendly to deal with, which made me feel very reassured at such a difficult time.”

Employee client

“I received fast, friendly, to the point information about the law relating to the issue in question, along with clearly explained options as to how to handle it and the possible implications of those actions.”

Employee client

“Really experts in their field as well as approachable, fair and strive to obtain the best result possible for the client.”

Employee Client

“I felt very reassured throughout the whole process and was very pleased with the resolution of my case.”

Employee client

“Alison was a pleasure to deal with and made me feel at ease throughout the whole process – making what could have been a very stressful situation far easier to handle. Thank you.”

Employee client

“Workwise have been incredibly helpful, knowledgeable, patient and efficient. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anyone seeking redundancy settlement advice.”

Employee client

“Madeleine Hughes was excellent, very helpful and knowledgeable on redundancy.”

Employee client

“Alison is… a fantastic lawyer and a really nice person. She is helping me through a really difficult situation and has made everything a lot easier”

Employee client

“Before instructing Alison, I was incredibly stressed by the situation I had unexpectedly found myself in with my employers and, as an individual, felt powerless to do much about it – having someone ‘on side’ to go through the process with me reduced my anxieties greatly. Alison advised me of my employment rights and set out the legalities of my case clearly which enabled me to confidently attend meetings and communicate with my employers – in fact, it became very quickly apparent that I had been far more reliably informed than they had been! This ensured a positive outcome without a long and drawn out process or the need to attend a tribunal.”

Employee client

“Jane was amazing. She kept me informed, kept me calm and objective through a very difficult time. Jane is positive, pragmatic and personable and I would recommend her to anyone who wanted a professional service.”

Employee client

“Brilliant. You’re brilliant! Thank you Chris!”

Employee client

“I felt Jane was very professional and understanding of my situation. I also felt she did the best she could for me.”

Employee client

“I’d like to thank Jane Rourke for all of her help with negotiating a termination payment and advice on my settlement agreement.”

Employee client

“Jane has a solid work ethic, and was available when additional advice was required. Jane was genuinely compassionate, determined and attentive which resulted in a successful conclusion to my case. Highly recommended.”

Employee client

“Having never had to deal with legal support before, I was worried about how my issue would be managed in terms of achieving the best, most amicable outcome and the cost. I’d heard so many horror stories of legal companies taking advantage of a situation and trying to add more services on to increase their fees. Chris immediately set my mind at ease and managed the entire process in such an efficient and professional manner. Without the support I received from him I know I wouldn’t have stood a chance in achieving such a fantastic final result. I would highly recommend the services offered by the team at Workwise Legal to anyone in need of a trustworthy and skilled lawyer.”

Employee client

“Credit where it is due! Chris was a fantastic sounding board and provided a swift but tactful service with a sensible dose of humour! I would not hesitate to contact him in future or indeed recommend him!”

Employee client

“Jane has been fantastic, kind, understanding and patient especially dealing with my employer. I know I would not have been able to navigate what appears to be an unnecessary complicated process through to the right/fair conclusion.”

Employee client

“It was great working with Jane Rourke. This was not an easy process for me (my resignation, etc) and she managed to be very effective whilst also understanding my own emotional situation.”

Employee client

“I’d like to thank Jane – I really felt she went above and beyond at all points of contact. I fully appreciate her support and empathy through a difficult time.”

Employee client

“Invaluable expertise, and worked in a very timely & professional manner. Thank you, Chris M.”

Employee client

“Jane Rourke has been especially helpful and informative as well as being sympathetic to my condition and has handled everything with the utmost professionalism and care. I would not hesitate in recommending Jane in the future safe in the knowledge that she will take good care of her client as she has done with me.”

Employee client

“Thank you so much Chris! I found your approach very personal unlike other solicitors I talked with, you seemend very knowledgable and gave very honest and helpful advice, but mostly you seemed genuinely intrested to resolve this. I hope other people will not have to go through this but if they do I will be most definitely recommending you to support them.”

Employee client

“Quick, efficient, accessible, expertly handled with care and empathy. I really felt I had someone fighting my corner. Jane Rourke was really excellent.”

Employee client