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Keystone Law

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Belfast, Belfast BT2, Bristol, Douglas, Guernsey, London

Nick Tsatsas

Work 02033193700
Keystone Law

Work Department

Employment: employers and senior executives


Nick is an experienced employment lawyer and acts for domestic and international employers, as well as senior executives and high-net-worth individuals. Although he acts for clients across a wide range of sectors, he has particular expertise in dealing with employment related issues arising in the fashion, media, retail, sports and transport sectors. Nick's practice covers advisory work as well as contentious disputes.

Areas of expertise:

  • Bonus and commission disputes
  • Director and shareholder disputes
  • Employment status
  • Drafting and advising on employment contracts and policies
  • Terminations and dismissals
  • Disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Litigation in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and High Court
  • Restructuring and redundancies
  • Breach of contract and wrongful dismissal claims
  • Bullying or harrassment
  • Sickness absence and performance management issues
  • TUPE
  • Unfair dismissal claims


2018 Keystone Law Consultant Solicitor
2008-2017 Fladgate LLP Partner, Head of Employment
2005-2008 Michael Simkins LLP | Partner, Head of Employment
2000-2005 Clifford Chance LLP Senior Associate
1996-1999 Archon/Langley & Co Solicitor
1996 Qualified as a solicitor

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Keystone Law's 'innovative business model allows for a flawless service, first-rate advice and a pragmatic approach' across the full gamut of employment law issues. The department saw significant growth in 2017 and 2018 with 13 partner-level recruitments overall. Key additions include Paul Daniels, who joined from Slater and Gordon and is active in the sport sectors; Juliet Carp who joined from Kingsley Napley LLP and is the chair of the Employment Lawyers Association; Nick Tsatsas who moved from Fladgate LLP, Nigel Forsyth from Wallace LLP, the 'responsive' Angharad Harris from Watson Farley & Williams LLP; and Sofia Syed who joined from Mundays LLP and is 'always available with punctual and precise professional counsel'.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)


Within: Sport

Keystone Law's 'excellent' team has 'a range of specialist expertise', and is praised for its 'speedy response times'. 'Quick, practical, clear communicator' Rachel Flynn is an 'extremely helpful' equestrian expert, 'really understands the industry, and cuts through to the key issues'; she 'makes complex, difficult situations a lot easier to handle'. Flynn assisted Jockey Club Racecources with various constitutional and sponsorship matters, and advised the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association on the employment, debt recovery, insurance and horse-sale aspects of its members scheme. Other clients include World Wrestling Entertainment, Pitch International and golfer Paul McGinley. Employment expert Nick Tsatsas is often active in the sports sector; he arrived from Fladgate LLP in December 2017. Lucy Blick-Jones is an 'extremely thorough, efficient and very likeable' IT and GDPR expert with 'excellent knowledge'. Morris Bentata left to join Level Law in October 2017.

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