Nicola specialises in providing tailored, practical employment law support to her clients' HR and legal teams, to assist them in achieving desired outcomes with minimal legal risks. Clients see Nicola as an extension of their internal teams, looking to her for strategic advice and options when looking to implement new approaches.
Nicola acts for a number of high profile regional and national clients and has a wealth of experience in advising on all aspects of employment law, including high value employment tribunal litigation, change management projects, day to day employee relations issues, delivering training sessions and drafting policies and contractual documentation.
Nicola builds genuine collegiate relationships with, and plays a part in the growth and success of, the clients that she works with, investing time in getting to know her clients and their day to day business operations.
Nicola is also a member of the Plymouth Employment and Skills Board.
- Project managing a large collective redundancy consultation process for a hospitality client, in anticipation of a temporary (but long term) closure of the business, including exiting circa 150 employees
Leading the defence of a union-backed unlawful deduction from wages claim submitted on behalf over 300+ employees
- Defending a high profile, high value disability discrimination claim for a local government body
- Delivering equality and diversity training for head office employees of a regional housebuilder.
"Nicola impresses with the relationship that she has with us as a client - excellent success / outstanding outcomes, trust and expertise. She knows our culture and I feel that she is personally connected to our organisation."
"Nicola's advice is 'spot on'. The HR team are very grateful for her support and responsiveness."
"A big thank you to Nicola for helping us through the collective redundancy process we have sadly been going through. She has been absolutely wonderful with her guidance and holding our hand through each part of this huge process. She has been nothing short of amazing and we don't know what we would have done without her."