Employment Law, HR & Data Protection Specialists
Providing expert Employment Law, HR and Data Protection advice to businesses
We act for businesses, charities, senior executives and employees across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, professional and financial services, retail, leisure and tourism, healthcare, education, and the public sector.
Clients instruct us because we’re niche Employment, HR, and Data Protection Lawyers. We steer clear from complicated and unnecessary legal jargon and focus our attention on protecting our clients’ interests and obtaining the best possible outcome for them.
We offer a range of transparent pricing options, including hourly rates, fixed fees and annual retainers. When it comes to legal costs, we believe that there should be no hidden surprises.
We’re based in North and West Yorkshire and the majority of our clients come from York, Leeds, Bradford and their surrounding areas. However, the strength of our reputation means that we also represent clients throughout England and Wales.
Why choose us?
We’re specialist Employment, HR & Data Protection Lawyers
Our Solicitors have over 40 years’ worth of combined experience
Our lawyers’ legal expertise has been recognised by the prestigious Legal 500 Guide
We offer a transparent range of pricing options including hourly rates, fixed fees and annual retainers
We steer clear from complicated and unnecessary legal jargon
We act for businesses, organisations and individuals across Yorkshire and throughout the UK
What our clients say | Testimonials
“We would not hesitate to recommend Harrington Law”
They always ensure that we fully understand the reasons for and the implications of the advice given.
We would not hesitate to recommend Harrington Law to fellow HR professionals for the expert and first class service they provide."
Liz and Nathalie
Chaucer Foods Ltd
“Their advice is pragmatic, concise and it works”
Silbury Marketing Ltd
“takes great care”
I have no hesitation in recommending Brian or his colleagues at Harrington Law."
Human Resources Manager
Treves UK Products, Services & Innovation
“commercial and pragmatic approach”
Their commercial and pragmatic approach combined with their knowledge of this complex area of law ensured a successful resolution."
Robin A Frew MBA
MD Crayke Hall Consultancy Services Ltd.
“they put themselves in my shoes”
a great learning experience
The teaching element, case studies and group discussions blended together to allow everyone to fully understand the modules which were broken up into relevant and clear sections.
The delivery is engaging and inclusive resulting in a genuinely great learning experience."
Carrie Alliston, MARLA
Group Lettings Director
Hunters Estate Agents
“superb feedback from students”
The training was excellent and received superb feedback from students who were University Staff and represented Small and Medium Sized businesses from across the East Midlands.
The service was extremely professional, Brian managed to make a dry subject extremely interesting.
We are now working with Brian & Nathan to develop innovative e-learning courses for delivery internationally."
Prof. Alex Nunn
Centre for Social, Cultural and Legal Research (SCaLR)
excellent, practical, measured, logical
The advice we received was excellent. Practical, measured, logical and appreciating fully the commercial reality of the situation."
Robin Forster CEO
Qualia Care Ltd
the ‘go to’ person for employment matters
His expert advice is always insightful, balanced and fair and he has an ability to understand issues from a commercial perspective.
I would have no hesitation in recommending his services.
Kevin Holinrake MP
Hunters Estate Agents
advice was professionally and personally invaluable
His sound and timely advice was both professionally and personally invaluable and resulted in a very positive outcome at the end of the process.
I would recommend him to others without reservation"
supportive and compassionate
He was also supportive and compassionate during what was a very difficult time for me."
“a very positive outcome”
Private client - Settlement Agreement
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Midway between Halifax and Huddersfield and close to Leeds.
Also serving Wetherby, Malton and Scarborough.
Also convenient for Leeds & Bradford.