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Sue King

Email: sue.king@wrigleys.co.uk

Telephone: 0113 204 5708

Office: Leeds

Department: Charities & Social Economy

Position: Partner

Areas of practice:

Sue qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and advises charities and other not for profit, voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises on all aspects of employment law including strategic issues involving TUPE and restructuring. She also provides practical day to day employment law advice on a wide range of issues from allegations of discrimination, disciplinary and grievance procedures through to drafting contracts and changing terms and conditions.

Sue has experience of advising on severance packages and on senior executive service agreements. She also represents employers throughout the Employment Tribunal process.

She manages Wrigleys  HR Response, our telephone and email employment law  helpline for charities including academies and independent schools.

Sue has recently been ranked as "up and coming" in Chambers and Partners. 

Prior to training as a solicitor Sue was sergeant with the Metropolitan Police working in Central London. She also owned and managed a riding school and livery yard in the Chilterns. Her favourite pastimes include skiing, hill walking and eating out!

Sue has written the following articles:

News article by employment solicitor and GDPR specialist Sue King News article by employment solicitor and GDPR specialist Sue King

Testimonials:

"Clients enjoy working with her because she is patient and thorough and her advice is practical, informative and sound." (Chambers and Partners 2014)

"Sue is a joy to deal with. She is responsive, always goes the extra mile, even when I hit her with last-minute stuff. Reliable and friendly, we work well with her as a team and I feel I can trust her on everything." (Chambers and Partners 2015)

Professional memberships:

  • Employment Law Association
  • Sue is a Dementia Friend

11 Apr 2019

Would it have been a reasonable adjustment for an employer to follow its own policy?

A disabled employee should have been offered a dedicated parking space as a reasonable adjustment in line with the employer's own policy

10 Apr 2019

Marie-Louise Hamilton to be Managing Partner at Wrigleys LLP

Marie-Louise Hamilton has been appointed managing partner and will start the role in May 2019.

29 Mar 2019

Was a head teacher discriminated against for being gay?

Did the treatment of a gay head teacher amount to constructive dismissal and sexual orientation discrimination?