About Robinson Ralph

Robinson Ralph identified a need for an Employment Law firm that is centered around the client, creating bespoke services that suit their needs with no unnecessary frills, but instead delivering a proactive approach and most importantly, results.

how we do business 

Taking a pragmatic and commercial approach with our clients, Robinson Ralph will never tell you you can’t achieve something - we’ll always show you how you can. 

We invest in the client first, supporting them along the whole journey, preventing and resolving issues within HR and Employment Law. We believe that people do business with people, not with brands. You are not just another file number at Robinson Ralph. You will get partner contact throughout. Our focus is on prevention rather than cure which is why we provide bespoke training to managers and HR teams

Do not just take our word for it – please take a look at our numerous client testimonials.

What We Do:

- Legal work of the highest technical quality, with an unrivalled overlay of real-world commercial experience
- Give robust legal, tactical and commercial advice in even the most complex situations
- Inform you of your alternatives and risks; and then advise you on your best option
- Support you, guide you and drive things through to resolve often extremely sensitive situations
- Move heaven and earth to solve problems for you so you can get on with running your business
- Stand by you until the best possible outcome is secured

What We Don't Do:

- Give you some advice and then walk away
- Go through the motions
- Sit on the fence
- List options without telling you which we think is best for you

Why use a solicitor?

Robinson Ralph provide advice on the full range of employment law issues, from supporting due diligence on a business transfer to advising on disciplinary issues. Whatever the issue, a common theme is the prospect of litigation. We want to help our clients minimise the risks involved with a Tribunal claim.

Our high level of training and continuing professional development obligations mean you can be assured of quality advice.

We also want you to be able to communicate freely with us, and us with you, so that we can give you the best advice possible. Our relationship is, of course, governed by solicitor-client confidentiality. We are highly regulated (by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority) and the solicitors’ code of conduct requires us to keep the affairs of current and former clients confidential.

But there is one other important factor that helps us give you the best advice possible, which is that communications between us and our clients are covered by “legal advice privilege” and therefore do not need to be disclosed in legal proceedings or response to data subject access requests. It is self-evident that you would not want the communications between you and your lawyer to be seen by your opponent and the court; those communications could negatively affect your prospects of success and your negotiating position.

Legal advice privilege only extends to legal advice given by a member of the legal profession, including qualified solicitors.

If you would like further information on how we can help your business, you can email us at info@robinsonralph.com, or book a free initial no obligation chat here.

Meet the team

simon robinson

Chambers & Partners - 2024 Ranked
Simon qualified as a solicitor in 1998, initially as a criminal lawyer, and has now been practicing employment law for over 20 years. He has worked at both local and national firms before setting up Robinson Ralph. His clients are mostly employers.

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juliet ralph

Juliet is a Director and co-founder of Robinson Ralph. Her background is in sales, marketing and training. She manages the day to day running of the business, along with marketing and business development.

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david sillitoe

Chambers & Partners - 2024 Ranked
David began working as a paralegal in 2003 at a consultancy where he represented employers at Employment Tribunals. David qualified as a Solicitor in 2008, and most recently worked at a national firm advising UK and international clients on the full range of contentious and non-contentious UK employment law related matters. He joined Robinson Ralph as a Partner in September 2019.

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​​​​​​​Ellie pook

Ellie completed her Law degree in 2021 and worked as a paralegal following university. For the past 2 years she has worked in HR which reinforced her passion for Employment Law. Ellie is our paralegal and is training to qualify as an Employment Law Solicitor.

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Eleanor Naylor

Eleanor is our legal cashier and looks after the accounting and finance functions of the practice. 

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If you have any questions regarding the services we provide, please do not hesitate to get in touch using the form provided.

  0113 2123240
West One, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 IBA

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