Eversheds Sutherland

Michael Thompson

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Partner and head of employment in Manchester. Deals with all aspects of employment law work, both contentious and non-contentious, acting mainly for employers. Experienced advocate before the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Particular expertise in executive terminations, TUPE and injunctive relief. Regularly provides training to clients both in-house and on external courses. Reported cases include Atlas Wright v Wright; BBA Friction Ltd v Pointon and others; Mancat v Faulkner, Polyflor Limited v Old.

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association; the Industrial Society.


LLB, Leeds University; qualified with Eversheds Sutherland 1992; made partner 2000.