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Marsha Thompson Associate, Employment

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Marsha is an employment lawyer and associate at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in London.

She deals with contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

Marsha has successfully acted for a wide range of clients including managing directors, solicitors, healthcare professionals, media professionals, senior executives and junior employees. Marsha also acts for members of trade unions and the Police Federation of England and Wales.

She enjoys helping individuals to challenge unfair work practices and advising on settlement agreements.

During her career she has acted in a number of high profile cases. In one, she brought a successful unfair dismissal case against a member of foreign royalty.

She also advised a senior employee on a serious whistleblowing case concerning allegations of anti-Semitism.

Marsha has also worked on a number of successful judicial mediations including a case involving an employee bringing a pregnancy discrimination and unfair dismissal claim.

She has experience of running a pro-bono legal advice surgery (advising employees with disabilities) for a charity in Redhill.

In addition, she is a mentor for the Black Solicitors Network and offers careers advice to prospective trainees searching for training contracts.

Marsha has a Diploma in French Law and French from the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France.

She has written articles for publication in national publications and other local publications. Marsha is a French speaker and outside of work enjoys travelling, zumba classes and going to the gym.

Carole Logue assists Marsha with her cases and their details can be found here.


Career history

  • Since 2013 - Slater and Gordon 
  • 2007-2012 Martin Searle Solicitors 
  • 2006-2007 McMillan Williams Solicitors
  • 2003-2004 College of Law, London
  • 2000-2001 Université Jean Moulin, Lyon 3, France
  • 1998-2002 London Guildhall University

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association
  • Member of the Black Solicitors Network
  • Member of the Association of Women Solicitors

Recent Testimonials for Marsha Thompson

“When I chose Marsha to be my solicitor it was because of her professional reputation. I expected her to excel professionally and she exceeded my expectations. What I did not expect however was the personal approach, particularly her empathy, understanding and kindness. Her advice not only considered the legal implications and options but also how various courses of action might impact on my family. Marsha’s advice and guidance have been invaluable to me and I cannot recommend her highly enough.”

Police Superintendent, South of England

“Marsha Thompson has been extremely thorough, knowledgeable and most importantly supportive through what was a difficult and stressful process. Marsha kept me fully updated and gave solid guidance and advice which lead to a successful outcome by way of a settlement.”

Police Officer, London

“I can highly recommend Slater and Gordon as I am very pleased with the outcome of my case. I especially would like to thank Marsha Thompson for her amazing, prompt help and guidance through a very stressful time. She was very supportive and professional at all times, I couldn't wish for a better solicitor.”

Assistant Manager, London

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