Nick Hine


Nick has specialised in employment law for over 24 years and advises both businesses and senior individuals.

He has had a varied career which commenced in merchant banking before becoming a police officer in the Metropolitan Police in London for seven and a half years. During this time, Nick completed a law degree and then qualified as a Barrister and practiced for a couple of years before transferring to be a Solicitor. He uses this diverse experience for the benefit of his clients.

Nick advises small to large businesses on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues, including High Court restrictive covenant actions; tribunal claims – complex unfair dismissal, sex, race and disability discrimination cases; redundancy and restructuring advice, outsourcing and TUPE, performance management and ill health issues.

He also advises managers and senior executives particularly in respect of their contracts of employment, negotiation of termination packages, employment tribunal claims and High Court actions.



Nick works with a variety of clients in all sectors including financial services, professional services, recruitment, retail, property, consulting, construction, pharmaceutical and IT.

Outside of work he is a keen sailor and a qualified skipper, a skier (described by an Austrian as “not bad for an Englishman”) and he also enjoys golf, photography, networking and fine wine. Nick has four children and a house in Italy and enjoy all things Italian!