Nicola Bell


Nicola is an Associate in the Employment department.

She advises both employers and senior executives on a range of employment related matters, including executive service agreements, drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, disciplinary and grievance matters, sickness absence management, reorganisation and redundancy exercises and the enforceability of restrictive covenants.  

Nicola has experience of advising both employers and employees in relation to Employment Tribunal litigation, including in relation to complex discrimination and whistleblowing claims and claims for unfair and wrongful dismissal. She also advises companies on employment law issues in the context of corporate acquisitions and disposals, specifically including the impact of TUPE.

Nicola graduated from The University of Leeds with a 2:1 in Law LLB before completing the Legal Practice Course (with distinction) at BPP Law School. Nicola joined Fox Williams in November 2017, having trained at Irwin Mitchell LLP, where she qualified into the Employment team in September 2016.

Read more of my articles:

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How to have "without prejudice" conversations with employees

Worker status - top tips for employers

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Buying insolvent businesses: the key employment issues