Tessa Fry Partner
Contact Tessa
Tel: 020 7317 8698


I joined STS in February 2021 having previously been a partner at 2 City law firms. I specialise in employment law and also advise on business immigration for companies and individuals. I qualified as a solicitor in 1989.

I write regular updates and articles on employment and immigration law. Publications include articles in Guardian online, People Management and New Law Journal. Media work includes regular interviews on Resonance FM (The Workplace).


When not spending time with family, I enjoy tennis, theatre and cinema.

My specialist areas include:

All aspects of employment law from appointment to dismissal and employment tribunal claims for companies and individuals.  These include:

  • Employment contracts
  • Termination of employment
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Disciplinary and Grievance proceedings
  • Sickness absences
  • Transfer of Undertakings
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Claims for unfair dismissal and discrimination

Business immigration law includes applications for

  • Sponsorship licences
  • Investors and innovators
  • Permanent Residency and Naturalisation
  • EU Settlement Scheme
  • Visitor permits
  • Marriage visas
  • Illegal working and related issues