Nicola Young
Employment Partner

Nicola is a highly experienced employment solicitor who advises on all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious.

She acts for a wide range of clients, from individuals, owner-managed businesses and SMEs to national and multinational organisations and works across a diverse range of sectors, including sport, retail, financial services, IT, manufacturing and supply chain.

Nicola provides strategic advice and support on matters such as TUPE, redundancy and restructuring, senior executive appointments and terminations, settlement agreements, restrictive covenant disputes, discrimination and harassment, disciplinaries and grievances, performance and absence management as well as Employment Tribunal litigation. Also, Nicola drafts and audits contractual and policy documentation and advises individuals on workplace disputes.

She handles internal investigations, including discrimination, bullying and harassment and helps businesses implement policies and processes. In addition, Nicola has extensive experience of supporting on the employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Away from work, Nicola is married with three young daughters. Nicola enjoys travelling, being outdoors, cooking and yoga.

What clients say:

"Nicola is a true business partner to myself and the team and always provides pragmatic and sound advice."

"I have worked with Nicola on a number of employment related issues, ranging from basic to particularly complex matters. On every occasion, the standard and quality of advice given, even on the most complex of issues, is aways precise and thorough and in a manner that is easy to implement from a practical aspect."

"Her attention to detail is exceptional and this is reflected in the quality of work she produces."

Nicola is very approachable and responds in a timely manner even in situations where there is a very tight timescale. She has a good understanding of our business which enables her to give a balanced view on the issues that we refer and is reflected in the advice given."

"An engaged and totally supportive individual, her level of professionalism towards the work and the organisation was unquestionable and she was completely reliable to meet very demanding timescales."

"Nicola recently acted on behalf of me and my business. In all honesty I simply could not have done it without her. Nicola is both professional yet personable, easily reachable and extremely insightful. Nicola was there for me whenever I had questions and helped me to better understand the logistics of employment law. Nicola took over all correspondence to do with the claim and this was a huge weight off my mind. I have recommended Nicola to another business owner and would have no qualms in recommending her to others. Nicola’s expertise is priceless. As much as my particular case was extremely testing, mainly mentally, I will miss corresponding with Nicola. She is amazing at what she does and as I say, I simply could not have done it without her. Thank you Nicola."

Tel: 07799 538305