Emma Game > Thompsons Solicitors LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Thompsons Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Employment Rights


Principal Employment Rights Lawyer



Emma is a principal employment lawyer based at Thompsons’ London office, handling cases for trade union clients in London, the East and South East of England.

Emma has specialised in providing employment law advice to trade unions and its members since qualifying as a solicitor over 15 years ago. She provides advice and litigates cases on all aspects of employment law, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, redundancy, collective consultation and the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE).

She has a particular interest in maternity discrimination claims and is a Trustee of the charity, Maternity Action, as well as being a member of Maternity Action’s Legal Working Group.

Emma often gives talks and lectures on employment law at Thompsons’ and trade union organised events, as well as external organisations, such as the Institute of Employment Rights. She writes articles and commentary for publications including the Labour and European Law Review.

Emma supervises the work of junior employment executives and trainee solicitors within the London office and is a member of Thompsons’ training group, where she assists in drafting internal and external training material.


Outside of work, Emma enjoys days out with her young family, exploring new places, and is an active member of her children’s Parent and Teacher Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Employees/unions

Led by Bernie Wentworth from the Liverpool office, Thompsons Solicitors LLP advises a wide array of unions such as UNISON, the NUJ and the POA, and is praised for having ‘intimate knowledge of how unions approach litigation’. Brian Wilson is adept at handling mandates involving detriment and dismissal due to whistleblowing. Emma Game has a strong track record in unfair dismissal, discrimination and redundancy cases. Richard Arthur is described as ‘a leader in the field of union employment law, including industrial action litigation’. Rakesh Patel retired in April 2023.