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Leeds: 0113 244 6100

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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!

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

12 Dec 2018

Enfranchisement reform - implications for community-led housing

We look at the impact of proposed changes to enfranchisement law – community-led housing (CLH) groups should respond before 7 January 2019.

30 Nov 2018

Will a refusal to offer a trial period make a redundancy dismissal unfair?

Yes, the refusal of a contractual right to a four week trial period in an alternative role is very likely to lead to an unfair dismissal (EAT).

30 Nov 2018

Can an employee be dismissed for incapability if their contract provides long-term disability benefits?

Incapability dismissal may be unfair and discriminatory if employee is contractually entitled to income when incapacitated by permanent disability.