Nick Vernon > Shoosmiths LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shoosmiths LLP
B4 6BJ

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Nick is a senior associate in the employment team, based in the Birmingham office.

His approach is to provide commercial, solution-focused advice and during his career has worked with a wide range of different clients, including many household names.

Nick is experienced in advising clients on all aspects of employment law, including the termination of employment, disciplinary and grievance issues, discrimination, settlement agreements and redundancies and restructures.

In addition, Nick has experience of conducting Employment Tribunal claims throughout the full lifecycle of Tribunal proceedings, starting with managing any pre-claim aspects and dealing with the initial claim/response all the way through to representation at the final hearing.

Nick also has extensive experience in advising on the employment aspects of corporate acquisitions and on TUPE issues in outsourcing and insourcing situations.



Nick qualified in September 2009 and joined Shoosmiths, from Eversheds, in March 2015.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Employment > Employment

Shoosmiths LLP fields a talented and stable team that handles a sizeable number of significant Employment Tribunal cases for many major clients and garners praise for its skill at handling sensitive senior executive exits. Key clients stem from the private, public and third sectors. Head of team Charlie Rae receives a lot of plaudits – his key specialisms include advising on senior executive terminations, business reorganisations as well as complex TUPE matters. Adele Hayfield has particular experience in the logistics, manufacturing and retail sectors. Principal associate Nick Vernon is another experienced member of the team.