Family friendly rights

Our specialist employment solicitors are here to advise you on family-friendly rights at work. We regularly advise parents, carers and employees who seek flexible or part-time working.

What are my family friendly rights at work?

As an employee, you have fundamental family-friendly rights at work. Your family friendly rights include things like:

•    Maternity leave and Shared Parental leave
•    Paternity leave
•    Adoption leave
•    Parental rights (including ordinary parental leave)
•    Flexible or part-time working

Family friendly rights solicitors

If you, or someone in your family, needs advice about family friendly rights at work, call Tees on 0800 013 1165. Our friendly team of employment solicitors have the practical experience, and legal insight, to protect your rights at work and ensure you receive fair treatment.

How we can help you

Our employment team are highly experienced in this area of law. We can tell you if you’re being treated fairly at work, and what your options are.

We regularly help clients assert their family-friendly rights, and we’re experienced in all types of negotiation with employers. Our expert solicitors can help you assert your rights by drafting letters and emails to your employer – but, if needed, we can also represent you at an employment tribunal.

At Tees, we understand that no case is ever the same. When you meet us, we’ll take care to truly understand your needs and what you want to achieve. Then, we’ll advise on the best way forward.

You're at the centre of everything we do

When you come to us for legal advice about your rights at work, we’ll concentrate on getting what’s best for you. We understand that it can be a stressful time, so we’ll try to make it as easy as possible by explaining everything in plain language and answering any questions you have.

If you need us to, we’ll talk with your employer and negotiate on your behalf. We’ll always try to get the best deal for you, and we’ll stand up for your interests.

Let’s talk!

You’ll find our employment team friendly and easy to talk to. We’ll be with you every step of the way and we’ll help you to make sure you get a fair deal from your employer. So give us a call for a confidential chat and let’s talk about how we can help.

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0800 013 1165

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Q: Where is your office?

Tees has six offices - Bishop's Stortford, Brentwood, Cambridge, Chelmsford, Royston and Saffron Walden. We're happy to see you at the office of your choice, and our solicitors or financial advisers can travel to an office that suits you. You can find directions on our website here.

Q: How can I contact Tees?

You can phone us on 0800 013 1165 or email If you need to speak with a particular person, you'll find their contact details on the 'Our People' section. 

Q: Is there parking at your office?

Yes, all of our offices have parking nearby. Our Bishop's Stortford, Brentwood, Cambridge, Chelmsford and Saffron Walden offices have onsite parking. Our Royston office has free parking a short walk away.

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