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Nicola Rabson

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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

Impressive rainmakerNicola Rabson leads the ‘top-class team’ at Linklaters LLP, which is a ‘leader in the field’ for transactional issues and high-value employment litigation; recent examples include successfully representing HSBC in an unfair dismissal, race and religious discrimination tribunal claim. Other clients include the National Grid, Credit Suisse and Commerzbank. Rabson also stands out for her whistleblowing expertise, and clients recommend ‘excellent litigatorJean Lovett, who ‘remains relaxed under pressure’.

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