Rebecca Thornley-Gibson

Rebecca Thornley-Gibson

Rebecca Thornley-Gibson


Rebecca’s work covers all areas of employment law including support on contract and policy frameworks, Employment Tribunal representation, developing and delivering in-house training modules, employee relations issues and senior executive termination arrangements.

She works extensively in the travel sector with tour operators, membership organisations and travel technology providers.  She contributes to ABTA’s Travel Law Today bulletin and is a regular speaker at industry events.

Rebecca acts for senior executives across all business areas and regularly advises individuals in the luxury retail, media and aviation sectors.

She builds close relationships with her clients to ensure an in-depth understanding of their business ensuring employee potential is maximised and employment related risks are minimised.

Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in 1992.

What they say

"I would highly recommend Rebecca, she guided me through a very tough situation with great professionalism and care, which led to a very good result, I was very satisfied with her support through the whole process."

Account Director - International Retail Organisation

What they say

"Following years of first class support from yourself we absolutely want to carry on working with you at DMH Stallard."

HR Director - UK Business

What they say

"I will continue to send management with employment issues to you - in addition to my own confidence in you, they universally tell me what a brilliant job you have done for them."

CEO - Media Organisation

Recent work examples

  • Acting for a Premier League football club in developing and delivering people management training programmes
  • Defending a tour operator against allegations of restrictive covenant breaches by its employees
  • Advising a global ship management company on TUPE disputes in respect of North Sea oil rig operations
  • Defending a tour operator in respect of overseas resort staff Tribunal claims
  • Advising a US insurance company on its GDPR obligations
  • Managing the international employment law support needs of a global negotiation company
  • Advising on the employment aspects of an intra company merger
  • Advising COO of an international airline on termination arrangements and subsequently new contractual arrangements as CEO in his subsequent role

Rebecca's memberships and associations

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Association of Women Travel Executives
  • Trustee of East Grinstead Sports Club

Personal Awards

Legal 500 2021 (UK Recommended Lawyer)
Legal 500 2020 (Leading Individual)
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