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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:

Coronavirus What employers need to know How should we adapt company policies in the face of coronavirus

 

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

30 Jul 2021

Regulations to make Coronavirus vaccination compulsory for most care home staff are signed into law

Vaccination requirement will apply to most people working in CQC regulated care homes from 11 November 2021.

30 Jul 2021

Government responds to consultation on workplace sexual harassment

Response proposes introduction of new duty on employers to take ‘all reasonable steps’ to prevent sexual harassment.

28 Jul 2021

But I am his deputy, why has the Official Solicitor been appointed as his litigation friend?

New guidance from the Court of Protection on appointing the Official Solicitor in both personal welfare and property, and affairs proceedings.