Unite Legal Services
Do you have a problem at work?
Members are entitled to advice and representation for a workplace issue and this support is FREE under your Unite membership. To seek advice please contact your local Unite office in the south east, details are on our 'Contact Us' page. Details of your employment issue will be taken and passed on to a regional officer or workplace representative who will be in touch to advise you.
Are you facing a redundancy at work?
Redundancy affects not only individuals, but their families and local communities as well. For this reason we seek to use all means possible to safeguard jobs. Our aim is always to reach agreements which avoid the need for compulsory redundancies and mitigate the consequences for those affected.
Please read carefully our 'Redundancy - Unite guide for members' booklet that sets out basic rights and discusses the main issues likely to be raised in a redundancy situation and watch our Redundancy Process Webinar.
Redundancy Process Webinar
Resources mentioned in the video:
- HR1 Form
- Membership types and calculator
- Negotiators Glossary
Personal Injury Claims
Unite's Personal Injury Scheme offers a completely FREE service and you will keep 100% of your compensation.
There are no fees, no deductions and no compromises when it comes to your claim. You will get expert personal injury claim advice at absolutely no cost and provided with guidance and support throughout each stage of your claim.
Non-working family members of Unite members can also use this service.
The types of claims you can pursue through Unite Legal Services are accidents inside/outside of the workplace, serious injuries, accidents abroad, industrial disease claims, road traffic accidents and medical negligence.
Don’t delay, if you (or a non-working family member) has a potential personal injury claim please contact us on 0800 709 007 or you can start your claim on this online form.
Free legal helpline
Employment related issues will not be dealt with via the legal helpline and will instead be referred to the member’s region.
Call the Unite Legal Services’ free legal helpline on 0800 709 007.
Brexit immigration law helpline
Claims against the police
Work-related criminal offences
please contact your regional branch today.
Will writing and powers of attorney
Conditions of eligibility for Unite Legal Services:
- Members are entitled to legal assistance in accordance with Rule 4.6 of the union Rule Book in force at the time
- Eligibility for legal services in respect of employment matters and other legal issues; 4 weeks' full paying membership is required
- Unite legal assistance is granted at the sole discretion of the Executive Council of the union and can be withdrawn or varied at any time.
Access to the FREE will writing service and work-related criminal offence assistance is available after 13 weeks of membership.