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Solicitor’s assistant takes partner to court for constructive dismissal

Mrs B worked for a large Manchester solicitors firm and suffered bullying and harassment from the founding partner.

Constructive Dismissal from Manchester SolicitorWhat we did

Our lawyer advised on this case and brought a claim for constructive dismissal against the law firm concerned. The trial lasted 2 days and the Tribunal found in favour of Mrs B.


Mrs B was a personal assistant in a large firm of solicitors in Manchester. As a result of alleged bullying and harassment from the founding partner, Mrs B resigned and brought a claim for constructive dismissal against the firm.

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Our Director of Litigation at Stonehewer Moss Solicitors has day-to-day control of all contentious claims and litigated proceedings. Often working as a ‘no win no fee’ Lawyer with experience of pursuing claims to trial at a tribunal for unfair redundancy, unfair dismissal, whistle-blowing, bullying and harassment leading to constructive dismissal, disability discrimination, sex discrimination and personal injury claims before the County Courts.


Following settlement of her case, damages for the distress caused to Mrs B in this case were agreed at £5000.

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