Paternity Law Solicitors
The law now provides certain fathers with statutory paternity rights. An employee may also be entitled to additional rights, depending on the terms of their contract.
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Get up-to-date information on paternity rights and your responsibilities as an employer.
If an employee has requested paid paternity leave, we can outline whether or not he qualifies – and if so, what he is entitled to receive. That way, you can rest assured that you have met your legal obligations.
Paternity law claims
If an employee claims that you have refused to grant their statutory paternity rights, then it is important to get legal advice. We will assess the veracity of the claim, helping you understand how to approach the situation.
If there has been a breach, then we can recommend how best to remedy the wrong. Otherwise, we can defend your conduct, representing you through a formal grievance procedure and any further action the employee chooses to take.
Speak to our solicitors
Our solicitors offer practical legal advice delivered in plain English. If you are an employer and you have a query regarding paternity employment rights, contact us at Aticus Law.