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Joseph Nicholls

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Joe is a Solicitor and Partner in the employment team at HJA, providing internal advice and training to commercial clients across a broad range of sectors, as well as advice and representation to individuals. Joe specialises in litigation, assisting clients throughout every stage of a contentious dispute. He is also proficient in providing non-contentious corporate HR support to commercial clients.

Joe has assisted businesses ranging from multi-national corporations to SMEs by drafting contracts and policies, advised on internal disputes and how to better manage risk. Joe provides advice and training on managing underperformance, misconduct and ill health in the workplace and can help with grievances or protected conversations to bring about termination.

For individuals, Joe has experience with formulating exit strategies, advising on settlement agreements and explaining rights and options with a practical approach to issues including unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing, TUPE rights and family rights.


Partner Hodge Jones & Allen – August 2018 to present;
Senior Associate at DAS Law – February 2013 – August 2018;
Employment Assistant at Prolegal – September 2011 – February 2013


Employment Lawyers Association
ELA South West steering committee


University of Glamorgan (LLB Honours Degree), University of Westminster (CILEX) De Montfort University (LPC)

London: Human resources

Employment: employees/unions

Within: Employment: employees/unions

The employment team at Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors (formerly led by Rhian Radia) represents employees in a wide variety of complex litigation including discrimination and equal pay claims and criminal allegations. It also regularly advises senior executives on employment documentation and the negotiation of severance packages. Newly promoted partner Homa Wilson is also a name to note; she is recommended for discrimination claims. A recent addition to the team is partner Joseph Nicholls.

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Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

The employment team at Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors (formerly led by Rhian Radia) focuses on discrimination claims, regularly handling sex discrimination and equal pay work. The team also assists with unfair dismissal claims, settlement agreements and contract advice. Homa Wilson is also recommended for her discrimination expertise. A recent addition to the team is partner Joseph Nicholls.

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