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Nicholas West

Nicholas West | Solicitor 020 7874 8422

I qualified as a solicitor in the Employment team following successful completion of my training contract with HJA. I advise both employers and employees across the full spectrum of employment issues including unfair dismissal, all forms of discrimination and advising on and negotiating settlement agreements. I also advise employers in respect of their employment contracts, policies and procedures. I enjoy advising clients of the various options that are available to them in law by devising strategies and presenting information in a clear and coherent manner.


  • Legal Practice Course, Bristol Law School; 2011 – 12 (Distinction)
  • GDL, Bristol Law School; 2009 – 2010 (Commendation)
  • BSc (Hons) Sociology, University of Bristol; 2006 – 2009 (2:1)


  • Trainee Solicitor, Hodge Jones & Allen LLP (2014 – 2016)
  • Paralegal, Brown Rudnick LLP (2014)
  • Paralegal, Peters and Peters LLP (2013 – 2014)
  • Paralegal, Jarman McKenna (2012 – 2013)
  • Paralegal, DAC Beachcroft LLP (2010 – 2012)

Client comments

  • “The settlement money has come through in full this morning…. Again, thanks for all your work on this (and to Rhian for hovering in the background). A stressful period was made much less so knowing this part of it was being well taken care of.”


  • Employment Lawyers Association

Personal Interests

Outside of work I enjoy travelling, football and running.