At Karam, Missick & Traube, we understand the complexities and challenges that individuals and businesses face in the realm of employment law. Whether you’re an employee seeking fair treatment in the workplace or an employer navigating the intricate legal landscape, our dedicated team of attorneys is here to provide expert guidance and robust support.

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We pride ourselves on the quality of our advice, delivered by lawyers from diverse, multicultural backgrounds who are fully committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients.

The basis of charging our legal fees is hourly rates which typically range from £150 to £500 plus VAT depending on the level of Fee Earners involved. The usual estimated costs for many cases are as follows:

Defending unfair dismissal claims:

£7,500 to £50,000 in terms of fixed fees

Preparation of Settlement Agreement for termination of General Employee:

£750 to £1,000

Preparation of Settlement Agreement for termination of Senior Employee or Director:

£1,500 to £10,000


Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees. We take money on account so as to handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure that third parties are paid.

Court fees and other third-party costs charged separately

Hourly rates exclude VAT; our legal fees and disbursements are subject to 20% VAT

Key Stages Covered

Initial advice and case review

Pre-claim conciliation

Claim or response preparation

Negotiation and settlement discussions

Attendance at hearings, including Preliminary and Final Hearings

Our Expertise

With years of experience in employment law, our lawyers specialise in a wide range of areas, including:

Discrimination and Harassment

We advocate for individuals who have experienced discrimination or harassment based on protected characteristics such as race, gender, age, disability, religion, or sexual orientation at the workplace

Wrongful Termination

If you believe you've been wrongfully terminated from your job, our lawyers will assess your situation and work tirelessly to protect your rights and interests.

Wage and Hour Disputes

From unpaid overtime to minimum wage violations, we assist both employees and employers in resolving wage and hour disputes efficiently and effectively.

Employment Contracts and Severance Agreements

Our team can help you negotiate fair employment contracts and severance agreements, ensuring that your rights and interests are safeguarded throughout the process. We also possess experience in drafting employment manuals and staff handbooks

Employee Benefits

Whether you're facing issues related to health insurance, retirement plans, or other employee benefits, we offer comprehensive legal counsel to help you understand your rights and options.