Marie Horner


Marie Horner has been with Harrowells for over 15 years and has specialised in employment law for over a decade. Marie is a solicitor and partner and Head of our Employment Law Department.

Marie acts for a wide range of clients including private/public sector organisations, owner-managed businesses, charities and senior level employees. She advises and represents organisations in a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, from defending discrimination and unfair dismissal allegations and challenging breaches of restrictive covenants to providing practical day-to-day HR advice on issues such as internal procedures and redundancy.

In addition, Marie works closely alongside our commercial lawyers to advise on the employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Complimenting her knowledge as an employment lawyer, Marie also has a CIPD Advanced Level Certificate in HR Management and is an Associate Member of the CIPD. Marie has acted as Volunteer Communications' Coordinator for the North Yorkshire Branch CIPD committee for the last six years and is very actively involved with the branch.

Marie regularly presents seminars and workshops around the region on all aspects of employment law and often appears as a speaker on a pro-bono basis for local organisations and charities.

Marie is a member of the Employment Lawyers' Association and the Industrial Law Society.