Grace joined 3PB as a tenant in September 2019 and accepts instructions across all areas of employment law.
Before coming to the Bar, she gained extensive experience in Employment Law working for almost two years in the London offices of a prestigious employment team and a second notable law firm. She worked within small teams with partners and senior associates servicing clients including FTSE 100 companies, hedge funds and international insurance companies.
Whilst there, she assisted on complex employment tribunal claims, working closely with leading employment silks in high profile cases involving claims of discrimination, unfair and constructive dismissal and whistleblowing. She also has experience with team moves, injunctions, grievance, disciplinary procedures and judicial review.
Outside of the law, Grace has just completed her first marathon.
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Grace acts for both Claimants and Respondents and accepts instructions in all areas of employment law. She has appeared in tribunals (both at preliminary and final hearings) nationally on matters concerning unfair dismissal, including constructive dismissal, breach of contract, redundancy, victimisation, harassment, disability, sex and race discrimination. She has been instructed by a wide range of clients, including a national pharmaceutical company, local authorities and companies in the leisure and tourism industries.
- Acting for Claimants, including in a multi-day unfair dismissal and disability discrimination claim
- Acting for Respondents in a range of cases including issues of unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and unlawful deductions from wages.
She has a busy practice drafting pleadings and providing written advice at various stages of litigation on a range of issues.
8th Nov 2019
Covert recording in a PI claim: ramifications for Employment Tribunals? Grace Nicholls analyses Mustard v Flowers & Ors  EWHC 2623 (QB)
7th Jun 2019
Court of Appeal: Decision not to deploy disabled employee on overseas assignment was not disability discrimination. Grace Nicholls analyses Owen v AMEC Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd and another
- LLB Law, Durham University
- BPTC, Kaplan Law School
- Employment Law Bar Association
- Employment Lawyers Association
- Bar Pro Bono Unit
3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - November 2019
Richard Owen-Thomas edits 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Sarah Bowen, Katherine Anderson, Grace Nicholls ...Read more
3PB's Employment and Discrimination Newsletter - August 2019
Joseph England edits 3PB's latest Employment & Discrimination newsletter, including contributions from Karen Moss, Daniel Brown, Grace Nicholls and Naomi We...Read more