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Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors
180 NORTH GOWER STREET
LONDON
NW1 2NB
England

Work Department

Employment Law

Position

Homa is a leading employment lawyer and a partner in the employment team. She acts for individuals and companies.

She specialises in acting for senior executives and other professionals and has particular expertise in conducting complex workplace discrimination claims involving sex, maternity, race, and religious discrimination. She has secured numerous high-value settlements against large multinationals, including financial institutions and PLCs.

Much of her work focuses on acting for senior executives in the city who are discriminated against following their return from maternity leave and those experiencing race discrimination in the workplace.

Homa negotiates enhanced termination packages for clients and robustly defends performance and misconduct allegations. Clients include, chief executives and directors of international companies and senior managers.

Her employer clients range from large companies to SMEs, charities and NGOs. She is highly skilled in guiding employers through capability procedures, grievances and disciplinary proceedings and robustly defending legal claims. She also offers training to companies on a variety of HR issues, such as best practice in recruiting, disciplining and dismissing employees.

Career

Partner at Hodge Jones and Allen Solicitors, 2018 – Current
Senior Associate at Hodge Jones and Allen Solicitors, 2016 – 2018
Solicitor at Russell Jones and Walker (which subsequently became Slater and Gordon), 2008 – 2016
Solicitor at Webster Dixon LLP, 2006 – 2008
Trained at Edwards Duthies Solicitors, 2004 – 2006

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association
Discrimination Law Association.
Black Solicitors Network
Association of Women Solicitors

Education

King’s College London – LLB/Law
The College of Law – LPC

Leisure

Portrait Painting (Homa won the Law Society’s Art Groups first prize in 2020)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Employee/unions

The ‘outstanding’ Susie Al-Qassab heads the employment team at Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors which has a strong track record of representing both employees and employers. This gives the team the ability to see things from both sides and provide clear strategic advice for both types of clients. The team has a varied client base covering all manner of sectors. ‘Passionate and committed’ Homa Wilson specialises in complex and multi-issue discrimination claims involving sex, maternity, race and religious discrimination. Discrimination matters are pursued at all levels, but in particular the team continues to be successful in helping senior women and ethnic minorities take action against discrimination at the highest levels of management. A unique offering of the practice is for individuals facing allegations of gross misconduct based on criminal or regulatory wrongdoing as the team works closely with the criminal defence team.