Esther Fagbemiro

Esther Fagbemiro

About Esther Fagbemiro

I qualified as a Solicitor in 2002 and went on to achieve the Higher Rights of Audience (Civil Proceedings) qualification in 2011.

According to my clients, I offer pragmatic and sensible solutions and a thorough, empathetic and excellent service. Fellow professionals including Judges comment that I am adept at identifying the relevant legal and factual issues in a case. The benefits of this include cost and time efficiency and a laser focus on a sound strategy to achieve the best outcome for my clients.

I have gained plenty of insight and expertise from practising employment law across three sectors acting for both individuals and organisations/employers from a diverse range of industries. Representing clients in Employment Tribunal hearings all over the country has also been invaluable experience which informs all aspects of my work including the advice and information that I dispense to clients, and the conduct of negotiations.  

I have assisted and represented a broad range of clients (individuals and businesses), including scientists, banking and finance executives, IT professionals, oil industry executives, nurses, lecturers, charities and care homes. I have extensive experience of negotiating decent exit terms and packages for individuals under Settlement Agreements, as well as representing clients successfully in Employment Tribunals nationally.

Expertise

  • Employment Law
  • Negotiated exits and settlement agreement
  • Employment Tribunal litigation
  • Discrimination (All areas, notably disability discrimination)
  • Unfair dismissal (including constructive dismissal)
  • Redundancy
  • HR issues (incl. restructures and reorganisations, sickness absence, performance management, disciplinary processes)

Most recent cases include

Assisting a client with successfully negotiating terms of a contract with a major financial intelligence company.

Negotiating an excellent exit package for a client employed in an educational establishment.

Representing a client in Employment Tribunal proceedings against a public transport authority.

Career History

  • Achor Employment Law (Solicitors), Solicitor: January 2013 to date
  • LHS Solicitors LLP (Formerly Abbey Legal Ltd) London, Solicitor and Litigator
  • Just Employment Solicitors, Guildford Solicitor- Employment Law Birmingham City Council, Solicitor - Civil Litigation Employment Law and Civil litigation.
  • Birmingham City Council, Solicitor - Civil Litigation Employment Law and Civil litigation.

Notable cases & Key Achievements

Successfully representing a client in Employment Tribunal proceedings against an international company including achieving a costs award against the company for all of my client’s legal costs following a multiple day hearing.

Handling enforcement proceedings in the High Court.

Routinely achieving good exit packages for my clients in negotiated settlements, including under Settlement Agreements.

Successfully representing a client in a high profile case which attracted media attention in a multiple day hearing.

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