Nick NewmanPrincipal Associate
Nick is a principal associate in the employment, pensions and immigration team, based in the Leeds office.
He is skilled at advising company clients, including transport providers, haulage companies, care providers, NHS Trusts, owner managed businesses and many well-known household names, and charitable organisations, on both contentious and non-contentious matters and is praised for providing "invaluable support".
Nick regularly deals with Employment Tribunal litigation, including claims of unfair dismissal, discrimination, employment status, wages/national minimum wage, holiday pay, whistleblowing and TUPE. He has appeared in almost all of the Employment Tribunals in England and has also conducted his own advocacy in Scottish Tribunals and appeared in the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
Nick provides strategic, tactical advice on various matters such as disciplinary and grievance issues, TUPE, industrial relations, equal opportunities, redundancy processes, restrictive covenants and business protection and contractual disputes. He has advised on large scale matters such as the successful implementation of changes to terms and conditions impacting upon over a workforce of over 1,500 and other complex issues involving high-profile, media sensitive material together with the removal of Company directors.
Nick also provides bespoke client training including the delivery of in-house national training programmes.
Nick also acts for medium to high net worth individuals, including negotiating settlement agreements with payments up to approximately £500,000.