Michelle O'Hara - Colour 2019


Michelle O’Hara,
Commercial & HR Director, Employment & HR Law

About Michelle

Michelle is the Commercial Services/HR Director for Thursfields. A member of the executive board, she is responsible for the Firm’s HR, Recruitment and other commercial aspects of running a growing and thriving law firm.

Michelle chairs the Company’s Equality & Diversity Group, which has an active commitment to focus on diversity and inclusion strategies which will make Thursfields a great place for everyone to work.

In 2018, Thursfields’ Lexcel Accreditation report gave the following feedback: “Recently appointed people felt the recruitment and selection process was thorough, and many people commented that Thursfields was the best firm they had worked for.”

An employment solicitor with 20 years’ experience, Michelle leads the Employment Department. The Legal 500 (2018) recommended her as an ‘excellent communicator’, who provides ‘clear and concise advice’ and is highly skilled in restructuring and TUPE-related issues,

She is CIPD qualified (Associate Member) and a Member of the Employment Lawyer’s Association

What clients have to say about Michelle

Michelle is an extremely intelligent and effective solicitor. She is down to earth and very pragmatic. I would happily recommend her to anyone.


Very easy to deal with, friendly, nothing too much trouble.


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