Ms Laura Thompson > Slater and Gordon > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slater and Gordon
90 High Holborn

Work Department



As a Senior Associate in the employment team at Slater and Gordon in London, Laura deals with a range of cases on behalf of trade union clients.

Laura was honoured to be sponsored through the College of Law by the Independent Newspaper after winning a scholarship essay prize in 2000.

She also acted for the Lord Chancellor during UNISON’s challenge to employment tribunal fees in the Administrative Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Laura  advised the Department for Education and the Northern Ireland Office as Government lawyer, and has acted in a range of employment tribunal cases for the Ministry of Justice, Home Office and the London Fire Brigade.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Employees/unions

‘Passionate about representing employees’, Slater and Gordon acts for trade union members, private clients and staff associations with mandates such as race discrimination cases, sex discrimination and sexual harassment claims. The practice is well regarded for its handling of high-profile whistleblowing complaints. Practice head Edward Cooper has significant experience of representing employees from both the public and private sectors. Head of private employment law and ‘stand out starDoreen Reeves is highlighted for her bulk settlement agreement know-how. TUPE specialist Laura Thompson is the head of organisation and membership services and frequently assists clients including police officers, seafarers and retail workers on a range of employment matters. Jo Mackie departed in October 2022.