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e3 employment law LLP

Work 0330 088 2070
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Liverpool, Manchester

Nick Jones

Work 033 0088 2071
e3 employment law LLP

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Employment law partner. Former international law firm partner with over 20 years’ experience of advising businesses and senior executives across the range of employment law issues. Part of a unique team of talented and like-minded employment lawyers, providing effective solutions through a high-quality, high-value, boutique employment law firm. Member of Employment Lawyers’ Association and highly rated by the legal journals for many years. Works with leading domestic and international businesses and regularly acts for chief executives and management, reflecting deep insight into what clients really value from their lawyers. Best known for advice on the strategic and sensitive aspects of corporate life, equally at home representing a corporate client or a chief executive, always identifying and delivering employment-related solutions, often in challenging circumstances. Particular strengths include negotiation, dispute resolution, executive severance and restrictive covenant work. Longstanding track-record of working within the higher echelons of the business community. Together with colleagues, approach is to listen and understand first, focusing on the right outcome for the client and working together, in partnership, to agree and implement an effective course (see for further details).


Wilde Sapte 1991-95; Hammonds/Squire Sanders 1995-2012, partner from 1999, head of Manchester employment department 2003-11; e3 employment law LLP 2012 to date.


Employment Lawyers’ Association; Manchester Law Society; CBI.


Watford Boys Grammar School; University College London (1989 LLB); College of Law, London (1990).

North West: Human resources


Within: Leading individuals

Nick Jones - e3 employment law LLP

Within: Employment

e3 employment law LLP  is a ‘strong boutique practice' whose team ‘combines strong technical advice with a pragmatic approach’ and is also praised for its ‘rapid response times’. Dan Bickerstaffe is a ‘superb communicator, able to explain the risks associated with each step very well’. The ‘outstanding and unflappableNick Jones  is ‘attuned to the needs of his clients and is tactically very savvy’. Simon Ost  provides ‘consistently relevant and pragmatic advice and really understands his clients’ business’. It has considerable expertise in complex employee change programmes in addition to sensitive and high-value litigation, employee relations issues and industrial disputes. The ‘commercial’ team is also skilled at advising on board level disputes, international employment issues and on restrictive covenant issues. Active clients include longstanding clients such as BASF, Thomas Cook and Mexichem in addition to new clients such as Lumenpulse Group and Perspex Distribution.

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