Director & Solicitor - Head of Employment Law

Actons Solicitors

Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Nic deals with a broad range of employment law issues towards the contentious end of the spectrum and regularly advises SME businesses and several larger household names.

He advises on the exit of senior employees and directors, complex sickness absence issues and provides general advice on day to day employee relations. Nic also runs employee-related investigations, including fraud, discrimination, whistleblowing and grievances. He has a background in psychology and is trained in cognitive interviewing. He also trains internal investigators to conduct investigations taking into account the special risks caused by the employment relationship.

Nic spent time seconded to the HR department of a global retail bank advising on employee relations matters. During that time he ran many bespoke projects designed to increase efficiency and save cost and advised on business protection. Nic has experience advising clients from SMEs to major corporates in a variety of sectors including retail, further education, and information technology.

He joined Actons in 2012 after 8 years at the international law firm, Wragge & Co (now Gowling WLG).

He has specialised in employment law since qualifying as a solicitor in 2006.

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