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
- Mapping the Trends: The Global Employer Updatewas 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
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