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Suzanne Horne

Partner, Employment Law Department

London

Phone: 44-020-3023-5129
Fax: 44-020-3023-5429

Overview

Suzanne Horne is vice-chair of the London office and head of the International Employment practice of Paul Hastings. She is recognised in the Legal 500 and Chambers UK leading a practice described as a ‘centre of excellence’ (The Legal 500, 2021). She has a broad-ranging practice covering all aspects of employment law and employment-related matters advising both U.K. and international clients. Ms Horne also advises employers on employee-related data protection and privacy matters and has successfully defended employers in various employment tribunal and high-court litigation matters. Ms Horne also has extensive experience in cross-border, pan-European, and multinational projects including business reorganization, integrations, redundancies, hiring, and firing.

Recognitions

  • Winner of "Labour & Employment Lawyer of the Year" at Women in Business Law Awards Europe 2021
  • Ms Horne is lauded as ‘excellent’, a ‘top-class lawyer’, ‘brilliant at herding cats and shepherding large matters to trial’ (The Legal 500, 2021), ‘great communicator’, ‘manages the clients’ needs and expectations expertly’ (Chambers UK, 2022)
  • Recommended Labour and Employment – Who’s Who Legal 2021 and 2020
  • Mapping the Trends: The Global Employer Update was highly commended in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report Europe 2018, and was also shortlisted for Legal Week’s Innovation Awards 2018
  • Ms Horne was recommended in The Legal 500 UK for employee-related privacy matters

Education

  • College of Law of England and Wales, L.P.C., 1997
  • King’s College London School of Law, LL.M., 1995

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    Engagement & Publications

    • Regularly interviewed on national television and quoted in the press in relation to topical legal matters
    • Frequently writes for a wide variety of publications, and both presents and conducts training sessions and webinars
    • Editor of "Mapping the Trends: The Global Employer Update 2019"
    • Contributing author in the publication The Employment Law Review, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Editions, Employee Privacy: Guide to US and International Law and the Aspatore book Employment Law Client Strategies in Europe

    Involvement

    • Admitted to practice in England and Wales
    • Member, European and U.K. Employment Lawyers Association
    • Member of the Global Advisory Board of Women in Law Empowerment Forum
    • Member of the Quorum Initiative
    • Member, XBHR, Global Forum for Cross-border HR Experts

    Practice Areas

    Litigation
    Employment Litigation
    Pay Equity Litigation
    Workplace Retaliation and Whistleblower Defense
    International Employment Law
    Employment Counseling and Preventive Advice
    Data Privacy and Cybersecurity
    Employment Law
    Artificial Intelligence
    Workforce Data And Technology

    Languages

    English

    Admissions

    England and Wales Solicitor

    Education

    The College of Law (The University of Law), L.P.C. 1997
    King's College London, The Dickson Poon School of Law, LL.M. 1995

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