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Patch Law

Station Road Workshops
Station Road
Kingswood
Bristol
BS15 4PJ

Patch Law is a law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Reviews

You’re a star, Gillian.
Staffing Specialist
Staple Hill, Bristol
Thank you Gillian. Your advice made perfect sense to me!  
Personal Assistant
Wick, South Gloucestershire
I want to thank you for your time to listen to me, the interest you have shown and the excellent guidance you have offered to me.
Head of Project Management
Wiltshire
Thanks Gillian - one very satisfied customer.
Care Home Manager
Brislington, Bristol
I will be sure in the future to recommend you to any friends or family that may need your help and advice as this journey has been made so much smoother with you.
Community Support Worker
Kingswood, Bristol
Thank you so much for your help, support and advice in this matter - I would not hesitate to recommend you very highly to anyone else who needed your professional expertise.
CEO
Bristol
Many thanks to Patch Law for your help over a very stressful time.
Business Development Manager
Bristol
I recently engaged Simon to help with a dispute with my employer over my return from maternity leave. He was absolutely brilliant. He had a very clear strategy, which was explained to me at every step, and he was so supportive to my situation and how we were going to navigate through it. His advice was very clear, he was fast to respond to my emails and telephone calls and I am delighted that I have reached a positive result – returning to work in the role that I wanted – which I am convinced I could not have achieved without Simon’s advice. I would not hesitate to recommend Simon to anyone who needs employment law advice.
Senior Systems Manager
Bristol
Many thanks for your time in achieving the positive outcome.
Management Accountant
Downend, Bristol
I hope I don't find myself in this situation again, but if I was I would use you again. Thanks for helping me navigate this situation.
Display Director
London
Thank you for your help over the last month, it has been greatly appreciated.
Chartered Accountant
Bristol
I found your insight very helpful and I’m glad I had the chance to meet with you.
Trainee Accountant
Bristol
Simon was very helpful and I am happy with the outcome. My many thanks once again for your excellent service and advice.
Sales Representative
Bristol
You have given me a glimmer of hope in what seems a very black hole. You are like my guardian angel! You have given me the strength to keep going with this whole horrible situation.
Teacher
Dorset
I'm extremely satisfied with the service provided. I also thanked the person who recommended your firm to me. Thank you, Gillian and Gemma, for making the whole process seamless and transparent.
Head of Innovation
Surrey
I would like to thank you most sincerely for your advice and giving me a path of action to follow.
Teacher
Somerset
You have been brilliant!
Operations Director
Liverpool
I have been very happy with the services provided by Gillian and Gemma. I am a very happy customer.
Airport Lounge Manager
Berkshire
That is amazing. Thank you so much for your help with this.
Finance and Office Manager
Bristol
Thank you for your pragmatic and professional approach. 
HR Business Partner
Bristol
Many thanks for the thorough, professional and practical advice provided by you today in regards of the settlement, very much appreciated.
Lecturer
Bristol
It was a pleasure to work with you on this - for us - complicated matter.
Buying Agent
Hong Kong
Your service was quick, honest and professional.
Head of Change
Newcastle upon Tyne
Thank you both so much for all of your help with this. I will not hesitate in recommending you and your services to anybody and hope I will be able to.
Installations Engineer
Salisbury
I am extremely appreciative of the clarity and style of the advice given. Exactly what I was looking for. Very intelligible. The style of communication has been reassuring, clear and very professional ensuring that complete clarity regarding the process, document content and outcome was successfully achieved. Value for money has been excellent, from the perspective of professionalism, knowledgeability and superb customer service. A very positive experience during a difficult time, putting back a sense of control through the support provided. In simple terms Patch Law provides an excellent service combining the professionalism of a large law practice with the personal touch of a small owner led business. I would be delighted to recommend Patch Law and Gillian whether an individual or a business.
Senior Business Development Manager
Cheltenham
You've been incredibly helpful and have sorted everything out for me during this stressful time.
Business Administrator
Barnstaple
I have no hesitation in recommending both Gillian and Amanda unreservedly, both in terms of legal advice but also emotional support through what can be very traumatic processes.
Lecturer
Bristol
I found Gillian very knowledgeable, transparent and incredibly talented in identifying potential issues.
 Dealing with Gillian felt like a friend trying to genuinely help me rather than a solicitor undertaking a business case.
 Thank you, Gillian and team, for making the process seamless and rather painless.
Chief Technology Officer
London
A very positive experience during a difficult time, putting back a sense of control through the support provided. In simple terms Patch Law provides an excellent service combining the professionalism of a large law practice with the personal touch of a small owner led business. I would be delighted to recommend Patch Law and Gillian whether an individual or a business. Thank you!
Senior Business Development Manager
Cheltenham
I’ve not much experience elsewhere of dealing with legal firms, but I have no hesitation in recommending both Gillian and Amanda unreservedly, both in terms of legal advice but also emotional support through what can be very traumatic processes.
Professor
Taunton
I have recently worked with Gillian on an employment issue. I found her very understanding and personable with me. She was very knowledgeable and competent with how she dealt with the issue and the other party involved. I would definitely recommend her to anybody with an employment issue.
Finance and Office Manager
Bristol
I have been delighted with the services that I have received from Patch Law to help me build my small dog walking business. Gillian was easily contactable, approachable and explained everything fairly and in “plain English”. I was quoted a very reasonable, set-price from the outset. I was extremely happy with the communication, timescale and work that was completed. I would highly recommend Patch Law to any small business looking for contracts, terms and conditions or legal work to secure or extend their company.
Business Owner
Bristol
I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Gillian. Professional yet approachable. Excellent service. Thank you.
Senior HR Administrator
Cheltenham
Gillian assisted me with my Consultancy Contract. We had a tight deadline but she went out of her way to review it in detail and come back to me with her amendments ensuring that my future business interests were protected as much as possible. She also took the time to follow up after the contract was signed. I highly recommend Gillian for her specialism in employment law.
Business Owner
Reading
Gillian immediately grasped the details of my situation and advised me accordingly, even though I was feeling rather stressed and therefore unable to express myself very coherently at a difficult time.  Extremely prompt communications and excellent value for money.  I have already recommended Patch Law to a friend for their excellent service.
Head of Policy
South Gloucestershire
I really do appreciate all the work you have done for me. I would be delighted to recommend you to anyone in the future who needs a skilful person regarding the 'minefield' of employment law. Thank you for all your patience, skill and knowledge. Gillian’s concise explanations were pitched perfectly for a gardener. A new experience for me but I am in awe of Gillian’s skills.
Gardener
Somerset
The advice was very clear and easy to understand. Gillian did her best to use easy words to explain concepts that otherwise would have been a little complicated to get. She answered emails and phone calls immediately and very clearly, even during the whole Christmas and New Year period.
Pharmacist
Kingswood, Bristol
Gillian was exceptional in helping my issue with the company and supporting me personally. I needed a good and knowledgeable friend. You came well recommended. I would wholeheartedly endorse that recommendation both personally and professionally.
Accountant
Bristol
Thank you so much for all your work on my case, and I am delighted to have achieved this outcome. I very much hope not to be needing your services again myself, however I would not hesitate to recommend you. I have really valued your wise counsel over the last few months. I was well informed and prepared throughout, and I received wise and considered advice and guidance through what was a very difficult period for me. Excellent value for money, and Gillian’s help in keeping costs to a minimum was much appreciated.
Business Development Manager
Bristol
I would recommend you without hesitation. You were dedicated, diligent, knowledgeable and professional but also extremely kind and caring. Whenever I was having a melt-down due to the extreme pressure and stress, I knew that if I phoned you; you would put things into perspective and give me the advice/information I needed. I never felt silly asking you questions the answer to which I am sure would be obvious (but not to me). I could never have anticipated how acrimonious, angry and protracted this case was going to become and I could never have coped with the levels of stress and anxiety if it hadn't been without your help, re-assurance and dedication, which didn't lose momentum right up to the very end. The advice I received was clear, concise and balanced with all the pros and cons, so I was left in no doubt as to what would be the best decision. I always found you easy to get hold of either by phone or email. The most important thing being that if you said you would get back to me on a date/time you always did. Your communication was clear and easy to understand and if I didn't understand anything, you always put it in layman's terms.
Secretary
Bristol
The advice I received was very clear and simple to understand, but more importantly, honest and frank, allowing me to understand clearly my position. Gillian was excellent from start to finish and extremely personable to deal with, but also clearly very experienced which gave me confidence throughout the process that she was always acting with my best intentions and position at heart. Thanks for all your help. You have been brilliant.
Operations Manager
Bristol
It was great working with you.  A huge thank you for all your guidance and help. Gillian responded quickly and efficiently to my issue.
Senior Events Manager
Bristol
Gillian and Amanda have given us invaluable support with a range of HR challenges, including team restructuring and the resolution of some long standing tricky issues. Their advice is straightforward, structured and consistent, and is focussed on delivering the best outcomes for the school. We have been able to build an easy rapport with each of them, and they have invested time in getting to know our school, its aims and objectives. Both Gillian and Amanda have come into school on many occasions to support us with consultation meetings, and have liaised with trade union reps on our behalf. This has given us the confidence to address issues that might otherwise have impeded improvement. Having Patch Law in our corner has made a huge difference to the effectiveness of our HR management.
School Business Manager
Milton Park Primary School | Weston-super-Mare
Gillian clearly explained the legal basis for my case, and helped me to identify the key information that would be beneficial. She outlined an overall strategy and the steps involved in working towards it. I felt that the options available to me were explained clearly at each juncture, and Gillian's advice was supportive, confident and realistic. She listened to my opinions and expectations and combined them with her experience to give me a clear idea of all of my options, highlighting our best course of action and the likely result. Gillian was never out of touch for long, and set deadlines for each course of action. Emails were prompt and efficient, and phone calls were reassuring and allowed in-depth discussion. I will be forever grateful that Gillian kept me strong when I felt ready to give in! Costs were very effective from my point of view, and it seemed that fixed-price agreed fees always worked very much in my favour. Gillian never let this arrangement alter the level of service I received and I felt it was extremely good value for money. I was also very impressed by the contribution from my employer that Gillian negotiated. This was my first experience of using a solicitor and I was very pleasantly surprised by Gillian's transparent pricing and commitment to my case. I cannot thank Gillian enough! This could easily have been one of the lowest times of my life but her support made it into an experience that has made me stronger, braver and wiser. She gave me realistic expectations, listened closely to my wishes, gave great advice, cut through the legal-speak of my employer's lawyer and - most importantly - kept me focussed and positive when I felt like giving in. I hope that you've been a HR hero for many more people!
Senior Account Manager
Bristol
The service I got was impeccable.  Gillian gave very clear, concise and accurate advice at all times.
Bid Manager
Chepstow
Thank you for the speedy and efficient advice, much appreciated.
Senior Business Development Manager
Reading
Excellent overall experience. I would definitely recommend to family, friends and work colleagues. Very clear and practical communications could not have been more prompt.
Senior Account Manager
Weston-super-Mare
I'd recommend Patch Law to people I know without hesitation. Gillian responded quickly and efficiently to my issue.
Higher Education Manager
Bristol

For immediate employment law advice please either call us on 0117 290 0905 or complete a Free Online Enquiry and we will soon be in touch with you.

Get in touch

If you need help with an employment law issue then please don't hesitate to contact us. An initial enquiry is free and without obligation.

Call us on 0117 290 0905 or fill out the form below and we will contact you within 24 hours.

When your form is submitted you will receive an automatic email from Patch Law confirming receipt.

Why choose us?

  • Expert and Practical Advice
    You Can Trust
  • Prompt and Friendly Service
  • Consistently Positive
    Client Feedback

Some of our Google reviews

review rating 5  I engaged Patch Law upon the recommendation of a friend and am so glad I did! I found Gillian an absolute pleasure to work with; warm and approachable whilst being extremely knowledgeable and strategic in employment matters. Gillian’s advice and support helped me to navigate my way through a difficult situation I faced at work on returning from maternity leave to a very satisfactory end. Gillian is certainly someone you want on your side of the battlefield and I couldn’t recommend her highly enough.

thumb Jennifer Short
8/16/2019

review rating 5  Very easy to deal with, efficient in returning calls and emails. Were very professional and helped me to understand the implications of the settlement agreement I was signing in plain English.

thumb Pete Wonnacott
11/14/2019

review rating 5  Gillian is professional and knowledgeable whilst being empathetic. She ensured the details that were important to me were addressed and resolved. I would highly recommend the services of Patch Law for employment issues.

thumb Claire Turner
12/05/2019

Reviews

You’re a star, Gillian.
Staffing Specialist
Staple Hill, Bristol
Thank you Gillian. Your advice made perfect sense to me!  
Personal Assistant
Wick, South Gloucestershire
I want to thank you for your time to listen to me, the interest you have shown and the excellent guidance you have offered to me.
Head of Project Management
Wiltshire
Thanks Gillian - one very satisfied customer.
Care Home Manager
Brislington, Bristol
I will be sure in the future to recommend you to any friends or family that may need your help and advice as this journey has been made so much smoother with you.
Community Support Worker
Kingswood, Bristol
Thank you so much for your help, support and advice in this matter - I would not hesitate to recommend you very highly to anyone else who needed your professional expertise.
CEO
Bristol
Many thanks to Patch Law for your help over a very stressful time.
Business Development Manager
Bristol
I recently engaged Simon to help with a dispute with my employer over my return from maternity leave. He was absolutely brilliant. He had a very clear strategy, which was explained to me at every step, and he was so supportive to my situation and how we were going to navigate through it. His advice was very clear, he was fast to respond to my emails and telephone calls and I am delighted that I have reached a positive result – returning to work in the role that I wanted – which I am convinced I could not have achieved without Simon’s advice. I would not hesitate to recommend Simon to anyone who needs employment law advice.
Senior Systems Manager
Bristol
Many thanks for your time in achieving the positive outcome.
Management Accountant
Downend, Bristol
I hope I don't find myself in this situation again, but if I was I would use you again. Thanks for helping me navigate this situation.
Display Director
London
Thank you for your help over the last month, it has been greatly appreciated.
Chartered Accountant
Bristol
I found your insight very helpful and I’m glad I had the chance to meet with you.
Trainee Accountant
Bristol
Simon was very helpful and I am happy with the outcome. My many thanks once again for your excellent service and advice.
Sales Representative
Bristol
You have given me a glimmer of hope in what seems a very black hole. You are like my guardian angel! You have given me the strength to keep going with this whole horrible situation.
Teacher
Dorset
I'm extremely satisfied with the service provided. I also thanked the person who recommended your firm to me. Thank you, Gillian and Gemma, for making the whole process seamless and transparent.
Head of Innovation
Surrey
I would like to thank you most sincerely for your advice and giving me a path of action to follow.
Teacher
Somerset
You have been brilliant!
Operations Director
Liverpool
I have been very happy with the services provided by Gillian and Gemma. I am a very happy customer.
Airport Lounge Manager
Berkshire
That is amazing. Thank you so much for your help with this.
Finance and Office Manager
Bristol
Thank you for your pragmatic and professional approach. 
HR Business Partner
Bristol
Many thanks for the thorough, professional and practical advice provided by you today in regards of the settlement, very much appreciated.
Lecturer
Bristol
It was a pleasure to work with you on this - for us - complicated matter.
Buying Agent
Hong Kong
Your service was quick, honest and professional.
Head of Change
Newcastle upon Tyne
Thank you both so much for all of your help with this. I will not hesitate in recommending you and your services to anybody and hope I will be able to.
Installations Engineer
Salisbury
I am extremely appreciative of the clarity and style of the advice given. Exactly what I was looking for. Very intelligible. The style of communication has been reassuring, clear and very professional ensuring that complete clarity regarding the process, document content and outcome was successfully achieved. Value for money has been excellent, from the perspective of professionalism, knowledgeability and superb customer service. A very positive experience during a difficult time, putting back a sense of control through the support provided. In simple terms Patch Law provides an excellent service combining the professionalism of a large law practice with the personal touch of a small owner led business. I would be delighted to recommend Patch Law and Gillian whether an individual or a business.
Senior Business Development Manager
Cheltenham
You've been incredibly helpful and have sorted everything out for me during this stressful time.
Business Administrator
Barnstaple
I have no hesitation in recommending both Gillian and Amanda unreservedly, both in terms of legal advice but also emotional support through what can be very traumatic processes.
Lecturer
Bristol
I found Gillian very knowledgeable, transparent and incredibly talented in identifying potential issues.
 Dealing with Gillian felt like a friend trying to genuinely help me rather than a solicitor undertaking a business case.
 Thank you, Gillian and team, for making the process seamless and rather painless.
Chief Technology Officer
London
A very positive experience during a difficult time, putting back a sense of control through the support provided. In simple terms Patch Law provides an excellent service combining the professionalism of a large law practice with the personal touch of a small owner led business. I would be delighted to recommend Patch Law and Gillian whether an individual or a business. Thank you!
Senior Business Development Manager
Cheltenham
I’ve not much experience elsewhere of dealing with legal firms, but I have no hesitation in recommending both Gillian and Amanda unreservedly, both in terms of legal advice but also emotional support through what can be very traumatic processes.
Professor
Taunton

For immediate employment law advice please either call us on 0117 290 0905 or complete a Free Online Enquiry and we will soon be in touch with you.

Get in touch

If you need help with an employment law issue then please don't hesitate to contact us. An initial enquiry is free and without obligation.

Call us on 0117 290 0905 or fill out the form below and we will contact you within 24 hours.

When your form is submitted you will receive an automatic email from Patch Law confirming receipt.

Why choose us?

  • Expert and Practical Advice
    You Can Trust
  • Prompt and Friendly Service
  • Consistently Positive
    Client Feedback