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Nicola Rabson

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Employment and incentives.


Nicola is a partner based in the London office and a very well-known figure in the employment law world. She covers all aspects of employment advice at the firm, although in recent years her practice has focused on contentious work. Her employment litigation experience is extensive and includes complex High Court, Tribunal and multi-jurisdictional litigation. Nicola has advised numerous institutions on the employment aspects of purchases, related hirings, terminations and restrictive covenants, and has led large global projects in relation to restructures, compensation reviews and the employment aspects of regulatory investigations. She is passionate about her work and ensuring that her clients receive a pre-eminent service.


Trainee Charles Russell 1998-2000; Linklaters associate 2000-10, partner 2010 to date.

London: Human resources

Employment: employees/unions

Within: Leading individuals

Nicola Rabson - Linklaters LLP

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Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Leading individuals

Nicola Rabson - Linklaters LLP

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Linklaters LLP’s team is rated by clients as an ‘excellent firm for corporate clients, particularly in financial services’ and has a strong focus on regulatory investigations, compliance and tribunals. Practice head Nicola Rabson, who is ‘one of the real heavyweights in the London market’, successfully represented Glencore in a bonus claim brought by a former executive before the Court of Appeal regarding the company’s merger with Xstrata. Other key figures include Jean Lovett, whose experience includes handling individual and collective severance arrangements and discrimination matters; Jillian Naylor, who represents clients before the High Court and Employment Tribunal, with particular expertise in high-value remuneration, whistleblowing and discrimination claims; and of counsels David Speakman and Simon Kerr-Davis.

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United Kingdom: Employment & Labour Law

March 2018. By Nicola Rabson, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to employment and labour law in United Kingdom . It will cover termination of employment, procedures, protection for workers, compensation as well as insight and opinion on the most common difficulties employers face and any upcoming legal changes planned.. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Employment & Labour. [Continue Reading]

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