Year of qualification: 1997
Sue is a solicitor and the founder of Aeon Solicitors. She holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree from Leeds University and undertook her law studies at The University of North London and The College of Law. Prior to entering the legal profession she worked for multi-national corporations in marketing and research. With her rounded academic background and work experience, she has a sound business acumen and a reputation for providing pragmatic advice and solutions.
Sue advises microenterprises, small and medium-sized business and charities, as well as directors, executives, employees, freelancers and consultants.
Sue has expertise in all aspects of employment law including employment contracts and conditions of employment, performance and conduct disputes (disciplinary and grievance), sickness and other workplace issues, and enforcement of post-termination restrictions. She regularly advises on the lawfulness of termination of employment, exit packages and settlement agreements (settlements up to and including seven-digit in the finance sector).
Her advice to employers is frequently aimed at minimising risk, such as guidance regarding job interview procedure, business transfer and change of service provider, data protection and references. She assists her corporate clients on how to manage restructures and redundancy programmes, disciplinary and incapacity issues, and negotiated exits.
For her portfolio of commercial clients Sue advises on trading issues; negotiating deals, drafting bespoke agreements and providing practical guidance when difficulties arise.
Corporate sectors served include manufacturing and retail, education, IT, food, property development and agency, and a range of professional firms (legal, accountancy, architecture and surveying).
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“Just to thank you for all your help and services in these crucial moments”
“Thank you for everything and for going the extra mile this week. It is painful but you made it a bit less so!”
“Your professional disposition and prompt correspondence throughout the process was exceptional”
“Thank you for everything: your professionalism, responsiveness and wise counsel. You were simply brilliant!”
“You made me realise I had potential and shouldn’t waste it”
“I wanted to thank you for all your kind and efficient help in sorting out my grievance matter –successfully concluded!”
” Thank you so much for all your help with my settlement and for the support over the past couple of weeks – I couldn’t have done it without you “
“If anybody needs your service, I will recommend straightaway – thank you for your prompt service.”