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Nicola Bennison, Partner

Nicola Bennison




Practice areas

  • Education
  • Education
  • Employment law
  • Employment litigation and dispute resolution
  • HR Consultancy
  • Local government

Practice notes

Nicola is a partner in our Employment Group. She has considerable experience of employment tribunal litigation with a particular focus on the Education Sector. Nicola is an experienced tribunal advocate and has appeared on behalf of respondents in cases involving a wide range of issues including unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing, TUPE and pay.

Nicola qualified in 1992, and has been involved in employment litigation throughout her career dealing with claims both in the Employment Tribunal and in the High and County Courts. In addition to her contentious practice, Nicola also gives advice in relation to non-contentious matters such as business change including TUPE and restructuring, complex disciplinary and grievance matters and senior terminations. In her broader Education practice, Nicola also advises on student issues and regulatory challenge of education bodies.

Nicola is described in Chambers by sources as providing "very good, professional and pragmatic advice” and as having “an exceptionally good understanding of…business”. She is a recommended lawyer in Legal 500 for both her employment and education practices.

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