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Tiggy Clifford & Emma Whiting of Torque Law, specialist employment law solicitors in York

Meet Tiggy
& Emma

Tiggy Clifford and Emma Whiting are renowned specialist employment lawyers with over 30 years’ shared experience.

We make our clients’ lives easier by:

Listening to what our clients want to achieve and putting ourselves in their shoes to build long-term relationships;

Delivering quality advice without any nasty surprises on fees; and

Using our deep understanding of employment law and tactical nous to prevent employment issues from becoming an unwelcome distraction

“Hands-on, empathetic and expert, Torque Law do a truly exceptional job.”

Mike Newbould, Non-executive Director

“Easily accessible and friendly with a superb grasp of their field, you really feel they are paying attention to you and you’re not just another client.”

Gary O’Brien, Managing Director and Chartered Financial Planner, ArdentSave

Welcome to Torque Law, our multi award-winning employment law firm in York.  Take advantage of the strength of our highly focused, commercially savvy and motivated team. 


Seamless employment law support to management teams and business owners on routine HR matters and more complex issues such as restructures and handling Employment Tribunals.


Pragmatic advice on your tricky employment law issues, from contract negotiations to boardroom disputes and exit packages via settlement agreements.


Extensive negotiating experience providing independent legal advice on settlement agreements ensuring the best professional and personal outcome.

Specialist employment law training from Torque Law


Face to face, hands-on and interactive: our training programmes will equip you with key practical employment law knowledge and improved confidence to tackle HR legal issues.

And, we won’t sit on the fence

Where there are options, you’ll know about them and, as well as supporting you to understand the potential fall out of different actions, we’ll tell you what we would do in your position.

Forget the big firm price tags

Just like our advice our fees are clear and tailored to you with fixed fees, retainers and jargon free fee estimates available.

Torque LawThank you @NJeffersonBrown There are further updates on our website including details on furloughing workers which our clients have found helpful. days ago
Torque LawGood to see some fantastic news @EllisPatents days ago
Torque LawLink to the full Judgment: days ago
Torque LawLandmark ruling by the #SupremeCourt today: Morrisons not vicariously liable for data breach by a disgruntled employee. This outcome will be a relief for employers, and those advising them. The Court of Appeal ruling had left many questioning what more could have been done #HR days ago
Torque LawThe guidance updating the Vento Bands for damages for injury to feelings have now been issued. These are for claims issued on or after 6 April 2020.Click here to see our Rates & Limits guide in full: days ago
Torque Law@emmajcousins @BloomandWild Gorgeous @emmajcousins and well deserved for going the extra mile💐#happyclients5 days ago
Torque LawWe’ve updated our notes for employers on the new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to take account of more detailed government guidance issued at the end of last week.Click this link to view: #update #coronavirus5 days ago
Torque LawThe Coronavirus Act 2020 was passed on 25 March confirming the changes to statutory sick pay (SSP) which will apply during the coronavirus emergency. Take a look at our note which summarises the information employers need to be aware of. #SickPay1 week ago
Torque LawThe Government has published further guidance overnight on process for furloughing workers and the mechanics of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Here’s a handy guide to summarise the latest position (as at 27 March 2020) #furlough #reclaim #employers1 week ago
Torque Lawto #furlough or not to #furlough that is the question? This paper may help to make up your mind. week ago

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