Modern slavery human trafficking statement

Bramhalls is a small, specialist employment law firm working mainly for employers in employment disputes. We aim to work with clients who hold the same values as ourselves in nurturing healthy employment relationships allowing the employer and the employee to grow and benefit mutually.

Our close-knit personnel work together in providing services of the highest standard and the services we offer come directly from work done within our office. The very limited work which we outsource is subject to the company Outsourcing Policy and the personnel we use for any work outsourced are analysed accordingly.

We aim to nurture and grow our client relationships over a period of time until their values become a part of our own. As our client partnerships grow, so too will our understanding of their commitment to the prevention of slavery and human trafficking. This allows us to ensure we are working with companies who share our morals and whose goals we understand fully.

All our personnel are committed, according to the ethos set out at Bramhalls, to provide quality service to all our clients. The Bramhalls Recruitment Policy ensures that the team retains its identity and our excellent service continues. At Bramhalls we have made a pledge to pay all employees the Living Wage according to the Living Wage Foundation to ensure the wellbeing of all members of staff. As part of our recruitment process we aim to provide any new recruits with the relevant training regarding working conditions and modern slavery and to make them aware of the challenges faced in the world of employment, an area in which we consider ourselves specialists.

With modern slavery and human trafficking in mind we aim to continually improve our outlook on how we tackle these important issues. As part of our statement we aim to monitor the updates regarding the new legislation and pledge to update our personnel training wherever necessary so we can combat modern slavery and human trafficking.

As specialist employment lawyers, we are all aware of our legal and moral obligations regarding modern slavery and human trafficking. This awareness will be renewed and all employees are urged to be vigilant regarding the risks, in our dealings with clients, as well as contractors.

pd ports

  Phil Bramhall is the most competent advisor on employment law issues that I have encountered in over 20 years in the industry. Real pragmatism and a proven ability to meet the needs of the most demanding of clients combines to produce an overall service offering that is second to none.  

Russ McCallion, Human Resources Director, PD Ports PLC


  Phil’s approach is extremely professional and decisive, but his style is relaxed and approachable. Phil is an excellent employment law adviser whom we value highly. Worth every penny. 

Anne Hughes, Human Resources Manager, Arriva North West & Wales



  Phil quickly assimilated the objectives of the organisation and provided a flexible, consistent and speedy service as and when required. The value was the practical support when I was under pressure and solutions to employment related issues.  

Sharon Owen, Human Resources Manager, Innovata Plc



Worth every Penny

Corporate Personnel Services, Conwy County Borough Council



 warrington collegiate

Phil and the team at Bramhalls take the time to understand our needs. They provide pragmatic and commercial employment law advice, which is always timely and appropriate. They are also fun to work with.

Sharon Owen, Human Resources Manager, . Innovata Plc



We have worked with the team at Bramhalls for a number of years and have developed a strong relationship with Phil. We have especially valued the “no nonsense common sense” approach to employment law, making even the most complex of situations feel clear and manageable. Having the support and advice locally has made a huge difference for us, because sometimes it helps to be able to sit down together and work through issues face to face. 

David Barlow. Director of Finance and Corporate Services, Greater Merseyside Connexions Partnership




Phil Bramhall and his team have advised Springfield Day Nurseries Ltd over a number of years giving consideration both to individual cases and to our internal processes. We have found the advice given direct and well thought out. The advice given has saved this company considerable time and cost, hence the longevity of the relationship.

David Edwards. Financial Director Services, Springfield Day Nurseries Ltd




Bramhalls have provided us with employment law support for several years. This has covered many different aspects of day to day employment issues including recruitment, sickness and disciplinary. We have benefited from discussing issues directly with a specialists and have always received excellent and quick advice. This professional advice has saved us a significant amount of time and money and we have with their help managed to bring sensitive issues to a satisfactory conclusion for all parties. I would have no hesitation in recommending Bramhalls to other Companies.

Sandra Forkin. HR & HS Manager, Imperial Machine Company Ltd




Billington’s longstanding relationship (over two decades) with Bramhalls has always been a partnership based on trust. Bramhalls provides a personal service, and its team of senior solicitors consistently takes care of our corporate concerns and employment matters with our best interests at heart. They deliver cost effective, honest legal advice, with integrity and professionalism always at the fore.

Phil has an exceptional understanding of the law, but more importantly, he has a very astute business acumen and he is able to advise on practical and strategic angles and not solely on legalities

Lindsey Broadbent, Group People Director, The Billington Group




We are delighted with the service we receive from Bramhalls. They have always provided us with high quality advice in a timely and efficient manner. More importantly, it is presented in language which a layman can understand, and which shows a clear grasp of the commercial realities of business decisions..

Paul Cooper. Managing Director, Ormandy Group







I need good advice, but I also need it quickly; hence the reason I have had a 15 year association with Phil and his team.

Andrew Waldron, Managing Director, ADR Network