Susan Thompson

Partner
Phone +44 20 7874 5637

PA Nicola Wells
Phone +44 20 7874 5684

Susan is a highly experienced employment lawyer with over 25 years’ experience specialising in employment law.  She qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and has since practised exclusively in employment law.

Susan’s practice covers working with both employers and senior individuals in all areas  of  employment law (including partnership disputes) in the Employment Tribunals and High Court.  She has particular expertise in advising on collective redundancies and TUPE, and bringing and defending discrimination and whistleblowing claims.   Susan also regularly advises employers on day to day HR issues and employees on termination of employment and severance terms.

Susan’s clients include major PLCs and SMEs. She has  also represented senior individuals, including partners in city law firms and accounting practices, and senior executives in the financial services sector and industry.   Clients say she provides “pragmatic no nonsense solutions to their  issues.”

Susan regularly speaks at conferences and particularly enjoys working with clients providing  interactive in house training on various employment law topics, including diversity for both HR and line management.   She is described as a “highly engaging speaker”.

Susan is often asked to comment on developments in employment  law by news agencies, including the Financial Times and the Evening Standard.   She was also closely involved in a BBC production on sex discrimination in the City.

Susan is currently recommended in Legal 500 and has been named as an expert in employment law every year since 1995 in Legal Experts.  She was also named as a top 100 lawyer and top 50 women solicitors in 2014  by London Super Lawyers magazine.

 

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