Mills Selig - Expertise

Mills Selig




In this specialised and complex area of law, our lawyers and solicitors focus on delivering expert advice with a strong commercial focus. This approach often delivers swift, cost-saving resolutions. Our clients agree that early consultation often avoids lengthy disputes.

Our highly regarded Employment team of lawyers and solicitors is recognised for its experience in all types of employment matters, including having advised on Northern Ireland’s first reported case involving Sexual Orientation legislation. 

Our Employment Expertise:

  • employment audits
  • helpline advice on urgent issues – sickness, disciplinary procedures, flexible working, etc.
  • managing the exit of senior executives
  • court / tribunal claims including unfair dismissal, discrimination
  • TUPE and other employment aspects of mergers & acquisitions
  • managing redundancy procedures
  • advice on collective bargaining & consultation agreements


  • advising on a restructure & redundancy programme involving more than 800 employees
  • defended an employer on over 100 tribunal claims in 2015 under Working Time Regulations resulting in withdrawal of all claims
  • advising on the employment issues of the sale of Hughes Insurance to Liberty Plc 
  • advising a leading retailer on a high profile age-discrimination case 

The Verdict

  • Kiera Lee’s highly competent group at Mills Selig provides ‘an excellent service in a timely manner’. Highlights included advising Hughes Insurance on employment matters associated with its acquisition by Liberty Mutual, which involved individual and collective consultation procedures, and advising on the impact of TUPE on the transfer of employees, subcontractors and secondees.
  • Mills Selig acts for a mix of public bodies, private companies and individuals, in relation to executive departures, TUPE cases and the tribunal claims. Team head Kiera Lee’s expertise includes the legislation on sexual orientation.
  • Kiera Lee is a renowned contributor to Legal Island’s hub of information. From speaking at Legal Island events to contributing articles to their online resources, Kiera’s legal expertise helps HR professionals understand employment law and how it applies to their workplace. To view Legal Island online resources and their ‘Essential Guide to Employment Contracts’, click here

Chambers & Partners UK and Legal 500

Our Employment expert can help

Kiera Lee
T: +44(0) 2890 243 878

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