Susannah Kintish Partner

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 7166

Personal Profile

Susannah is a Partner in the Firm's Employment Department. She acts for employers and employees on contentious and non-contentious matters with experience of the Court of Appeal, High Court and Employment Tribunal. She advises on strategic issues as well as on terminations, redundancies, settlement agreements, all aspects of discrimination and whistleblowing legislation, restrictive covenants, executive remuneration issues and corporate strategy and structuring issues. Susannah also has experience of advising on confidentiality and privacy issues relative to Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal claims.

She is recognised as having a strategic, pragmatic and commercial approach by her clients who come from a number of sectors including financial services, FinTech, design, recruitment and charities.

Susannah is a member of the Firm’s Recruitment Services Group and Technology Group and advises on start-up issues for companies along with business protection, breach of restrictive covenants, team moves and data theft issues. Susannah is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Key Experience

  • Led a piece of litigation up to the Court of Appeal on the issue of employment status.
  • Assisted on a piece of litigation for a family office in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, which considered the question of whether an individual was an employee and/or a member of an LLP.
  • Successfully acted for recruitment company Fawkes and Reece in obtaining an interim and final injunction against an ex-employee who stole confidential information.
  • Advised an interior design company in relation to restrictive covenant breaches and theft of confidential information.
  • Litigated in the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal defending a high profile individual and advising on related issues concerning privacy and confidentiality.
  • Successfully negotiated high value settlements for individuals in respect of both sex discrimination and whistleblowing disputes in the financial services and market intelligence industries.
  • Successfully acted for a high profile individual in exit from his senior financial services position and advised on the start-up of a new fund.
  • Successfully defended and negotiated commercial deals in relation to a number of clients against discrimination and other claims.

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Managing Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Mishcon de Reya
Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya
Trainee, Lovells LLP
Legal Practice Course at BPP
Leeds University (LLB Hons)