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Lisa Bryson, Partner

Lisa Bryson


Practice areas

  • Employment law

Practice notes

Lisa is an experienced employment lawyer. She has specialised in employment and equality law since 2000. Lisa trained and qualified with Eversheds Sutherland LLP in Nottingham and London before moving back to Northern Ireland in 2009. She re-joined Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast in June 2017.

Lisa has considerable experience of providing contentious and non-contentious employment law advice to private and public sector clients. She specialises in restructuring and TUPE work, major change programmes, executive severances and Industrial and Fair Employment Tribunal litigation. Lisa is an experienced Tribunal advocate and has appeared in numerous hearings both in Northern Ireland and England. Lisa advises clients across a broad range of sectors with a particular interest in the financial and professional services, retail, media and telecommunications, transport and logistics and manufacturing sectors.

Lisa is a member of the Eversheds Sutherland Immigration Team which works closely with businesses seeking to move their workforce around the globe and recruit new employees to ensure that all legal requirements are met.

Lisa is an accomplished presenter and has spoken on a wide range of employment law topics including TUPE, restrictive covenants and confidential information, discrimination and Tribunal practice and procedure. She has spoken locally at events run by Legal Island, the CBI and the Law Society of Northern Ireland.

Chambers & Partners say - “clients appreciate the practicality of her advice, her responsiveness and her ability to align herself to the challenges faced by clients.”

Legal 500 commented that Lisa is regarded by her clients as being a “strategic thinker” and "a market leader in the field, great knowledge of all areas of employment law and very easy to work with."

‘Lisa Bryson is astute, commercial and has unrivalled knowledge of the law.’ - Legal 500

Lisa is a member of the Employment Lawyers Group and the Employment Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the CBI's Employment and Working Affairs Committee in Northern Ireland.