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Nick Hurley

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Nick's practice is in respect of both contentious and non-contentious employment law issues.

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About

Nick is Head of the Employment Group at Charles Russell Speechlys. He has broad experience both in the Employment Tribunals and in the Civil Courts and has conducted cases involving discrimination, whistle blowing and TUPE to name but a few. Nick’s non-contentious experience covers a wide spectrum of work ranging from advising on complex employment documentation, giving strategic advice on reorganisation programmes and all sorts of business transfers.

Nick is a prolific contributor to newspapers and journals, regularly lectures on employment law issues, has appeared on radio and TV and has contributed chapters to a number of books. He is a non-executive Director of the City HR Association and is recognised as a world leading practitioner in Who’s Who Legal. Nick is recognised as leading individual for Employment in The Legal 500 and in Chambers & Partners for Employment.

Nick is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Angelina Georgiewska v BNP Paribas, 2018
  • Matthew Pullen v CBRE, 2014
  • Christopher Jarvis v Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited, 2013
  • Re Integeral Limited [2012] All ER (D) 63 Feb
  • IKOS CIF v Vincent Pfister 2011
  • Becky Gauld v Katie Price (1) Peter Andre (2), 2008

Our thinking

  • The Daily Telegraph quotes Nick Hurley on the surge of unexplained absences in the workplace

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    In The Press

  • 2024 - What's on the employment law horizon?

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    Insights

  • What a Labour Government might mean for employment law

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    Insights

  • HR Magazine quotes Nick Hurley on sexual harassment claims against Pizza Hut

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    In The Press

  • Nick Hurley writes for City AM on the government’s plan to slash non-compete clauses

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    In The Press

  • Clipping the wings of non-competes

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    Insights

  • Nick Hurley writes for The Times Brief on workplace harassment

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    In The Press

  • The end of non-compete clauses and restrictive practices?

    Nick Hurley

    Insights

  • What’s new in employment law podcast: The year ahead in 2023

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    Podcasts

  • 2023 – What is on the employment law horizon?

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    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys advises Guildford Games Developer Community on the launch of Guildford.Games Ltd

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    News

  • HR Magazine quotes Nick Hurley on redundancy and employee rights

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    In The Press

  • Back to the office or quietly quitting?

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    Insights

  • FT Ignites Europe quotes Nick Hurley on quiet quitting in the asset management industry

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    In The Press

  • The Guardian quotes Nick Hurley on the recent Supreme Court holiday pay ruling

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    In The Press

  • Part-year workers favoured in Supreme Court holiday pay ruling

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    Insights

  • Charles Russell Speechlys has advised long-standing client Stonegate on a series A investment into Peckwater Brands

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    News

  • Nick Hurley appears on the Oven-Ready HR Podcast to discuss the latest developments in the world of employment law

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    In The Press

  • Nick Hurley quoted by People Management on whether employers can reduce sick pay for unvaccinated staff

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    In The Press

  • The Work Xmas party: A Most Wonderful Time of the Year or just like Last Christmas?

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    Quick Reads

  • Government to introduce duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment

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    Quick Reads

  • “The reputation of the profession is more important than the fortunes of any individual member.”

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    Quick Reads

  • A flirt too far?

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    Quick Reads

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