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Susan Thompson

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Simkins LLP

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Susan is a Partner in the Employment Department and her practice covers working with both employers and senior individuals in all areas of employment law (including partnership disputes).  Susan has particular expertise in advising on collective redundancies and TUPE, and bringing and defending discrimination and whistleblowing claims. Susan regularly advises employers on day-to-day HR issues and employees on termination of employment and severance terms.

Susan’s clients include major PLC’s and SME’s. She has also represented senior individuals, including partners in City law firms and accounting practices.  Susan seeks to provide clients with pragmatic no nonsense advice.  She regularly speaks at conferences and particularly enjoys working with clients providing interactive in-house training on various employment law topics.

Susan is often asked to comment on developments in employment law by news agencies, including the Financial Times and the Evening Standard.

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Simkins LLP 'goes the extra mile to make its clients feel valued' and 'punches above its weight' thanks to the 'excellent team', which includes 'tenacious and pragmatic adviserSusan Thompson and Victoria Willson, whose 'judgement is exceptional'. The team has expanded its expertise beyond its media and entertainment sector strength with clients stemming from the construction, finance, professional services and recruitment arenas. Key areas of strength include contracts and service agreements, exit packages and disputes; it recently handled a discrimination claim, acted in a whistleblowing dispute and assisted with senior executive recruitment and terminations.

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