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Suzanne Horne

Partner, Employment Law Department
100 Bishopsgate
United Kingdom

Fax: 44-020-3023-5429


Suzanne Horne is a partner and head of the International Employment practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's London office. 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 provides practical and commercially driven advice on both contentious and non-contentious matters with a focus on business transfers, outsourcings, insolvencies, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, investments, and the application of TUPE (U.K. business transfer legislation). On the international front, Ms. Horne also has extensive experience in cross-border, pan-European, and multinational projects including business reorganization, integrations, redundancies, hiring and firing. She has a special interest in advising employers on employee related data protection and privacy matters and high-level litigation.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • Winner of "Labour & Employment Lawyer of the Year" at Women in Business Law Awards Europe 2021

  • Horne is described as a "top-notch' lawyer" with "a very down-to-earth approach both with clients and colleagues" and "an extraordinary amount of law in her head."- Legal 500 2020

  • Recommended Labour and Employment - Who's Who Legal 2021 and 2020

  • 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 Legal 500 UK for employee-related privacy matters.


  • College of Law of England and Wales, L.P.C., 1997

  • King's College London School of Law, LL.M., 1995

Speaking Engagements

  • 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


  • 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

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




England and Wales Solicitor


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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