An expert team which understands the practicalities of running a business, and offers legal advice that proactively allows us to manage sensitive situations with confidence.

Legal 500 2022

about us

Collingwood Legal is an award winning law firm specialising in employment law.

The Collingwood Legal team is headed by Paul McGowan. Our solicitors have many years of experience as employment law specialists and have successfully worked with a variety of public and private sector businesses in defending and resolving employment issues.

We take a fresh approach to dealing with employment law issues. We are strong, personal and focused.

We are results driven and passionate about what we do. The Collingwood Legal team are approachable and take pride in providing effective and practical solutions for our clients.

Our team of solicitors offer a full range of employment law services. We take an innovative approach to legal solutions and have particular experience in dealing with employment tribunal claims, business reorganisation, diversity and discrimination issues and business transfers (TUPE).

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How We Work

We are committed to providing the best quality advice and service.

Our clients have described as us “very responsive with good sound practical advice.” Our team of solicitors are straightforward and approachable. At the beginning of every instruction we will discuss how we communicate with each other and what your preference is.

We will ensure that your needs are our highest priority and we will keep you informed at every stage.

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who we work with

Collingwood Legal works with a broad range of clients ranging from small and medium sized businesses to large private and public sector clients. 

We also work with senior executives in dealing with contractual matters and negotiating departure terms.

Clients we work with include:

  • Education establishments including one of the largest FE Colleges in the UK;
  • Manufacturing businesses
  • Sport – Including advising Senior Executives and Management and Coaching teams.
  • Agents working in the sport industry
  • Residential care home groups;
  • Construction firms;
  • Local authorities;
  • Accountancy practices; and
  • Other Law firms
  • Senior Executives