Employment law specialist Natalie is part of Thompsons Solicitors National Settlement Agreement Unit (SAU) in Plymouth.

An expert in settlement agreements, Natalie has successfully led a range of cases including mass redundancies, voluntary severances and NHS mutually agreed resignation schemes.

With 12 years’ experience, including managing complex medical negligence caseloads, Natalie has an intimate understanding of a range of key industries and travels the country advising on mass and voluntary redundancies.  

As well as taking the lead in advising on redundancy settlements, Natalie is the deputy leader of the SAU and responsible for building the unit’s profile across the country. Smart and approachable, Natalie’s forward facing role means she is the unit’s key point of contact for trade unions nationally. Natalie also has close union links in the south west and regularly attends events there.  

Working at Thompsons gives Natalie the opportunity to be at the forefront of employment law, and she particularly enjoys meeting and assisting union members during her travels across the country.

Before Natalie began her legal career, she lived in Canada and Azerbaijan. Natalie continues to travel and has trekked Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp and Machu Picchu, and has plans to trek through Patagonia.



Settlement agreements: Natalie has secured a range of settlement agreements and specialises in voluntary severances, mass redundancies and NHS mutually agreed resignation schemes. Natalie has advised clients nationwide, including former employees at DS Smith Papermill in Somerset, Kodak Alaris in London and OneSubsea in Leeds.



A Thompsons client, who was put in touch with the firm through their trade union, said: “I am just writing to express my appreciation for the work your firm undertook in relation to my recent settlement agreement. I was extremely impressed with the efficiency of the service and the manner in which I was undertaken. Natalie dealt with my case and it all completed smoothly. I would not hesitate to recommend Thompsons.”

A trade union representative, who regularly works with Thompsons, said: “Thank you so much for your support Natalie. It has been great as usual!”