"Desley handled my case superbly, and communicated with me very clearly and appropriately. I am ever so grateful for all her hard work and understanding through this difficult process."
"Desley has been extremely helpful and supportive, no hesitation in recommending or using again in the future."
"Desley and her team have been fantastic! They went to great lengths to ensure I understood all of the processes and jargon involved, I also received prompt replies and everythig was extremely timely."
Desley joined Roythornes in 2019, having trained with the firm in the 1990s. In the interim, she gained a wealth of experience as Head of Litigation at firms in Staffordshire and Cambridgeshire. She returned to Lincolnshire with her family in 2015, taking partnership at a local firm where she specialised in employment and dispute resolution.
She undertakes contentious and non-contentious work for employers and employees alike, advising on contracts, staff handbooks, TUPE and redundancy, disciplinary and grievance procedures, and settlement agreements. She also advises on a wide variety of litigation matters including agricultural, commercial and residential property disputes; contentious probate and Inheritance Act issues, and consumer and contract matters.
Desley is renowned for taking a pragmatic approach to her cases to ensure her clients’ interests are met efficiently. She is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.