Nick Wilcox > Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
Kings House
36 King Street

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Nick has specialist expertise in employment law matters with a regulatory cross-over and in partnership law.

He has significant experience of advising employees in trading and broking environments, and within financial services.

Within the insurance sector, he advises employees of broking houses, underwriting agents, insurance and reinsurance companies in the London Market, including at Lloyd’s of London. He has acted for many insurance brokers on the employee and employer side, underwriters and senior insurance executives, covering a wide range of employment matters ranging from High Court restrictive covenant and team move litigation, to discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair and wrongful dismissal claims in the Employment Tribunal.

Nick advised Alex Osipov in his successful landmark high value whistleblowing claim at the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.

He frequently negotiates high value severance terms and resolves Board-level disputes.

He is regularly instructed by City senior executives on career defining employment disputes with a regulatory dimension involving the FCA or other regulators, and has expertise regarding the impact of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR). Nick is a frequent legal commentator in developments in the SMCR and on the advent and effect of regulatory references and has been quoted in .

Nick regularly advises on limited liability partnership (LLP) matters and disputes, often acting for senior members of LLPs within asset managers, hedge funds, private equity houses and in professional practices such as accountancy and law firms.

Nick is adept at providing clear and effective legal advice that cuts to the heart of what are often complex issues, and creating outcomes which ensure clients’ commercial and reputational interests remain intact. He spots weaknesses in his opponent’s position, knowing when and how to push the pressure points to his client’s maximum advantage.


Nick is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA), Association of Partnership Practitioners (APP), Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA), and the Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL).


Clyde & Co. (2003-2006); Ince & Co. (2006-2014); joined BDBF in 2014 and became a partner in 2017.


Football (lifelong Liverpool fan), boxing training, family.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Senior executives

(Next Generation Partners)

Nick WilcoxBrahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

Known as a ‘specialist employment boutique with real depth in its offering’, Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP is ‘very good with senior executives, understanding the regulatory issues as much as the employment issues’. The practice is recommended as ‘a leader in discrimination cases’, as well as providing expertise in whistleblowing and a range of non-financial misconduct matters, including race and sex discrimination and sexual misconduct matters. Core specialisms for the firm are menopause-related cases and employee competition issues, as well as financial services and legal sector matters. Managing partner Gareth Brahams spearheads the group and ‘is top of his game, a tenacious and highly experienced negotiator’. His team includes the ‘highly experienced and professionalClaire Dawson; Polly Rodway, who has a particular focus advising female executives; financial services and insurance sector specialist Nick Wilcox; and key senior associates Samantha Prosser and Clare Brereton.