Emma Thompson

Partner

Bromley office

Emma is a partner and heads up our employment team working out of our Bromley and Sevenoaks offices

Attended Reading University 2001-2004. Went on to study LPC at College of Law, London. Emma worked in a London law firm for a year before commencing Training Contract with Thackray Williams. In 2012 Emma was made a Partner in the Employment Law Team. In January 2015 Emma became head of the Employment Law Team.

Emma's area of expertise include:

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on employment contracts, directors' service agreements, consultancy agreements, policies and procedures
  • Advising on post-termination restrictions, garden leave clauses, confidentiality and intellectual property
  • Advising on TUPE and corporate transactions
  • Managing day-to-day employment issues such as disciplinary, ill-health, capability and grievance procedures
  • Advising on redundancy and business reorganisations or sale of a business; advising on dismissal, including advice and representation in proceedings in employment tribunals
  • Advising on changes to terms of employment, contracts and contractual disputes including pay disputes
  • Advising on Nationality and immigration issues
  • Advising on all discrimination and harassment claims
  • Advising on maternity, paternity, flexible working and parental rights
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating compromise agreements, settlement agreements and severance packages

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