SUZANNE COE – Employment

Specialist Experience

  • Unfair dismissal, including redundancy
  • Collective and individual consultation processes
  • Contracts, staff handbooks and employment policies
  • Consultancy agreements
  • Managing changes to terms and conditions
  • Disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Settlement agreements
  • Post-termination restrictions and executive dismissals
  • Employment related litigation, including dismissal and discrimination issues
  • TUPE transfers and business transactions
  • Managing long-term sick employees
  • Maternity and parental rights, including flexible working
  • Equality and discrimination
  • Working time

Suzanne’s advice is always timely, pragmatic and on point. Her ability to understand the practical and time restraints faced by a tech start-up has been in valuable.  With Suzanne’s help, we have been able to scale up our business quickly, employing several new members of staff within a short period of time, with the peace of mind of knowing that we have fit-for-purpose and compliant employment contracts in place.” General Counsel, Energy Company

  • Solicitor of England and Wales 2001
  • LPC, College of Law, London 1999
  • LLB (Hons) Law with French, University of Birmingham 1998
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Andersens Legal

Suzanne’s key focus is employment law and she has acted for a range of employers, including IT, hospitality and retail clients, as well as many employees. She has undertaken both contentious and non-contentious work. Suzanne has a particular interest in public sector and energy sector issues.

Suzanne has a practical approach to problem-solving and has been described as a good strategic thinker. She spends time understanding the client’s business so as to ensure that the best outcome is secured. She will work efficiently and flexibly to meet a client’s needs.

Suzanne is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

“Suzanne has helped me and my company often over the last 2 years. I have always found Suzanne to be super-responsive, very knowledgeable and clearly at the top of her game.” Director, Level Capital Advisors Ltd

“As an Independent HR Consultant, I have worked with Suzanne at Valemus Law on a number of occasions over recent years. In each interaction, Suzanne has been knowledgeable, approachable and incredibly professional; she has explained the legal position with admirable clarity and given clear and concise guidance both to me and, where appropriate, to my clients directly. I would recommend Valemus Law to anyone who needs accessible, professional employment law advice and support.” Abby Cox, Director, Career Bud Limited