Walkers advises on the laws of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey. We are experienced in all types of international and cross-border transactions covering a broad range of sectors with a particular focus on both contentious and non-contentious corporate and finance law, investment funds, private equity, structured products, capital markets, regulatory and risk advisory, and private capital and trusts.
Walkers delivers clear, concise and practical advice based on an in-depth knowledge of the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Ireland and Jersey.
Admitted in: IrelandQualifications:BCL, University College DublinLLM in Computers and Law, Queen's University of BelfastLaw Society of IrelandDiploma in Employment Law, University College Dublin
2021 Legal 500 - ‘Susan Battye is outstanding, strong listening skills and reactive. She also deploys very good interpersonal skills in tough matters requiring a high level of confidentiality. She demonstrated her trustworthy personality on many occasions.’
2021 Chambers Europe Guide - Band 4 (Employment) - Sources say that Susan Battye "has the ability to explain things very clearly, even to people who don't have a legal background." Her broad practice covers collective redundancies, outsourcings, senior executive dismissals and employment compliance topics. She heads the employment practice at Walkers.
2020 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer (Employment) - "Susan Battye has been a superb adviser for us on any and all employment matters. She takes a pragmatic, rational and reasoned approach which means we can assess a situation from all perspectives before we make a decision on how we move forward."
2020 Chambers Europe Guide - Band 4 - Susan "is extremely dedicated, responsive and capable of thinking outside the box," reports one client. Another source adds: "Her advice is practical and sensible, and she has a positive and reassuring approach."
2019 Recommended for Employment - Chambers Europe - A notable practitioner - "The "efficient" Susan Battye provides employment law advice relating to acquisitions, including TUPE and redundancy processes. She also has experience handling contentious proceedings involving bonus entitlements and unfair dismissal claims."
2018 Recommended for IFLR1000 - "Commercially focused and concise advice provided on often short deadlines."
2018 Recommended for Employment - Legal 500 Susan Battye provides "excellent advice and guidance"
2018 Recommended for Employment - Chambers Europe
2017 Recommended for Employment - Chambers Europe - "Very knowledgeable, responsible and pragmatic"
2016 Recommended for Employment - Chambers Europe
2015 Recommended for Chambers Europe - Susan Battye is "helpful and intuitive. She puts herself in our shoes and gives the kind of advice that really helps, rather than just going by the book".
"Susan Battye has been a superb adviser for us on any and all employment matters. She takes a pragmatic, rational and reasoned approach which means we can assess a situation from all perspectives before we make a decision on how we move forward." Legal 500