Katie Burley


Katie is ranked as a next generation lawyer in the

Legal 500 2017 edition.

Katie Burley  |  Associate

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Katie Burley (née White) is an associate in our employment group.  She joined the firm in 2014 from a leading regional firm based in Sussex. Katie is the head of the firm’s education group and uses her invaluable inside knowledge of the workings of independent schools and extensive experience in providing advice to educational establishments to the full advantage of the firm’s education sector clients.

Katie’s areas of expertise include defending employment tribunal claims, dismissal management, advising upon restrictive covenants and drafting complex contracts of employment. She is an astute negotiator and has a reputation for gaining excellent settlement deals for her clients. Katie also works closely with our corporate team on the employment aspects of business transactions as well as providing general day-to-day advice to clients on all types of employment issues.  She has a particular interest in handling the exit negotiations of senior personnel.

Katie always seeks to find practical solutions to client problems, giving informed, tailored advice.  Her experience of advising across a range of business sectors mean that she is conversant with the challenges her clients face and has an empathic drive for supporting clients through often difficult times.

Outside of work, Katie is a winter sports enthusiast and a keen runner, having completed numerous marathons over the past few years, including the infamous ‘Marathon des Sables’.  She is also actively involved with fundraising and volunteering for various charities in her spare time, and really enjoys the feeling of giving something back to the community.

What clients have said about Katie:

"When Katie took up the case she was quite excellent all the way. A credit to FSP. A sterling service, simply first class."

Mr P Karian, Business Manager, Arbour Vale School