Bridge Employment Solicitors ltd

Employment Law Services for Employees and Employers

About Bridge Employment Solicitors Limited

BESL are a Glasgow based firm of Solicitors who specialise exclusively in all aspects of employment law.

We act for employees and small to medium sized businesses and charities throughout Scotland providing clear and practical employment advice and employment tribunal representation.

Employment Law Services

For Employees

At Bridge Employment Solicitors Limited we advise Employees on all aspects of employment law and at any stage of a dispute with an Employer. We have over 20 years’ experience of representing clients in employment tribunals.
Often employment disputes can be resolved without resort to time consuming and costly litigation. That is why when you instruct us, we will firstly discuss your objectives and how we can help you achieve them in the quickest and most cost-effective way.

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Employment Law Services

For Employers

At Bridge Employment LTD we assist small and medium sized employers in the private, charity and voluntary sectors with a wide range of Employment Law matters.
We can ensure that your staffs’ contracts, policies and procedures, are fully compliant with employment law and, with Training and ongoing pro active advice, assist you to reduce the risk to your business being exposed to costly and time consuming Employment Tribunal cases.

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Scottish Legal News Lawyer of the Week/Month:

Margaret Gribbon

In 2022 Margaret Gribbon was nominated by the Times and the Scottish Legal News as Lawyer of the Week and Month respectively for her work in a high profile litigation against Police Scotland under the Equality Act 2010 when she secured her client almost £1 million pounds in compensation

Employement law support for

PFA Scotland Members

PFA Scotland members are entitled to a free confidential consultation on a wide range of legal matters including employment law. For further information please access the PFA website.

You are in good company…

For the past decade Margaret Gribbon has provided an invaluable service, both to PFA Scotland and our members. Margaret Gribbon is determined, tenacious and an excellent litigator who will fight tooth and nail for her clients. She has won many vital cases for PFA Scotland members.

Fraser Wishart – CEO Professional Footballers Association Scotland

I have worked with Margaret Gribbon in a professional capacity for more than 10 years. She is a very knowledgeable and straight talking employment law specialist whom I have trusted and relied upon both personally and professionally, recommending her services to a number of my clients and personal contacts. Her work is outstanding and its very clear that she is passionate about what she does through her results, but will always be open and honest about the value and merit of your claim.

Paul Bailey, Founder and CEO, Best HR Ltd

Since taking on the role as charity CEO in 2012 I have worked with Margaret Gribbon directly and continue to do so. Margaret Gribbon has been a go-to whether it is just to run something by her and get an informal steer, or to seek more formal legal advice. Regardless of the issue at hand Margaret Gribbon is reliable, entirely supportive and an invaluable go-to professional in the field of employment law.

Heather Russell, CEO, Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire

Margaret Gribbon is an excellent solicitor who successfully navigated me through a complex employment tribunal action. Margaret Gribbon was able to develop my case when options appeared limited. Furthermore, her tenacity and support enabled me to make a successful claim against my home insurance for much needed financial support with my legal fees. I always felt well informed of the choices I had and what the best route forward was. I would thoroughly recommend Margaret Gribbon for anyone seeking employment law support.

Throughout a complex case lasting several months I observed Margaret Gribbon to possess a depth of knowledge on UK Employment law & the tribunal process that was far beyond her peers. This combined with her approach for going above and beyond in her preparation meant that I into felt fully prepared throughout the case. Beyond helping me secure a very favorable settlement financially, it was of immeasurable value to me and my family in reducing the emotional stress inherent in resolving a legal dispute. I have no doubt that the successful outcome achieved in my case, was a direct result of her professionalism and doggedness to achieve the very best outcome for me.

Clarity Simplicity Ltd have worked and known Margaret Gribbon for well over 10 years. We are proud and flattered to partner with Margaret Gribbon in regard to the delivery of our firm’s employment law services. Margaret Gribbon’s approach is refreshing, commercial, relevant and above all else very professional. Recently Margaret Gribbon consulted with us in achieving an excellent settlement between our client and her former large corporate employer following a catalogue of equality related issues. We recommend and support Margaret Gribbon and look forward to working in partnership well in to the future.

Billy Smith, Director/Solicitor, Complete Clarity Solicitors and Simply Legal

Having to deal with a particularly difficult employer and never having used a solicitor before, Margaret Gribbon was professional, dignified, very experienced and knowledgeable on the law; yet personable and aware of my distress throughout. Her management of my case was exemplary, requiring patience and perseverance and throughout had my complete trust. Her determination to provide the best service to me resulted in a successful conclusion to my case for which I will be eternally thankful. A truly remarkable character within the legal profession.

Margaret Gribbon gets results because she works extremely hard on your behalf, pays meticulous attention to detail and keeps you informed of how your case is progressing. She knows that you don't have money to burn and makes sure that she gets the quickest, fairest and most economic resolution possible for her clients. Margaret Gribbon got me the result I wanted after a matter of weeks and at a cost that was not eye watering! I have recommended her to other friends and business contacts - and all of them speak very highly of the services she provided for them and the outcome that she was able to secure on their behalf.

Margaret Gribbon came highly recommended and represented me in a lengthy and high-profile sex discrimination claim against Police Scotland. Margaret Gribbon was driven, committed, reliable and extremely knowledgeable but more importantly she was on my side, just as determined and passionate as I was in obtaining justice. Margaret Gribbon’s diligence was significant in achieving a successful outcome and helping me hold Police Scotland to account. I will be forever grateful to Margaret Gribbon for her professionalism and assisting me at a time when my world was turned upside down.

Former Police Constable Rhona Malone

Margaret Gribbon represented me as an employee in relation to a Redundancy Settlement Agreement. I found Margaret Gribbon to not only be a competent and knowledgeable solicitor but also highly responsive, detailed, and efficient, which proved to be critical as we were working against a tight deadline dictated by the employer. Thank you, Margaret Gribbon, for ensuring the smooth handling of my case, you went above on beyond with your proactiveness, professionalism and reassurance. You definitely made the whole experience much less stressful than it could have been. I would definitely not hesitate to recommend your employment law expertise and services to others.