Lisa Townsend

Consultant Solicitor


Lisa is a Consultant at Richard Nelson LLP based in Lymington, Hampshire and has  relevant employment law experience, with a focus on strategic business employment issues and significant experience in pursuing and defending contentious employment issues.

Lisa has an interest in advising on issues of maternity and pregnancy discrimination, with experience of  acting for both employees and employers.

Lisa adopts a pragmatic approach to dispute resolution, often achieving financial settlement through settlement agreements.

Lisa has a particular interest in business protection matters, including restrictive covenants, confidentiality restraints, ownership of professional networking contacts and business protection litigation, such as applications for injunctive relief and damages.

Proactively managing grievances and employee relations issues to avoid employment litigation.

Services & Specialisms

Expert advice & representation in these areas

  • Employment Law for Employees

    We advise and represent employees in a range of matters, including disputes & grievances within current roles, and settlement agreements or other matters following the end of employment.

  • Employment Law for Employers

    Work with our employment solicitors to draft policies and documents, resolve settlement agreement issues, gain support in redundancy procedures, and more.

  • Employer Settlement Agreement Solicitors

    Richard Nelson LLP’s employment solicitors will act as trusted partners to your business, ensuring that Settlement Agreements are correctly negotiated and drafted, so that you can focus on your work with the peace of mind that your business is protected against claims in the Employment Tribunal.

  • Employee Settlement Agreements

    Our employment solicitors are here to help you leave your job on fair terms. We’ll help you at every possible stage of the process, from the initial offer, to the final agreement.

  • Furlough

    Richard Nelson LLP’s employment solicitors can provide legal advice for employers regarding the UK Government’s furlough scheme.

  • Workplace Grievance and Complaints

    Navigate complex grievance and complaint procedures while at work with the support of our specialist employment solicitors.

  • Workplace Disciplinary

    We will help you present your case to your employer in the event of a workplace disciplinary, providing advice and support throughout the process.

  • Workplace Bullying & Harassment Lawyers

    We will help you reach a resolution if you are experiencing harassment and bullying in your workplace. Contact us to see how we can work with you.

Organisations & Accreditations


  • Employment Lawyers' Association

It’s my belief that clients know what outcomes are best for them. Knowledge is power, and I help my clients clearly navigate their risk and options to choose the best path ahead for them.

Lisa Townsend

Lisa was really informative and very helpful. She listened to my concerns and advised the best way forward for me. I have already shared my experience with colleagues and given them Lisa's details, I was so impressed.

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