Nick Humphreys



Nick has acted for numerous multi-national, publically listed corporations as well as public and third sector clients.

Nick’s clients include travel sector clients, industrial conglomerates, hotels, media organisations, marine businesses and charities, as well as work for senior executive clients and in the employment aspects of sport.

Nick undertakes the full range of advice for his clients, including: document reviews; general employment advice; employment litigation (High Court and Employment Tribunal); industrial relations law advice for employers; advising on the employment law aspects of company sales and business transfers; private international law aspects of employment law; and, advising on aviation and maritime employment law.


Nick qualified as a barrister in 1994 and, following work as an in-house lawyer and as a university lecturer specialising in employment law, re-qualified as a solicitor in 1999. Nick joined Thomas Cooper LLP as a partner having worked previously in a large, City-based international law firm and having been a partner in the London office of two other law firms.

Nick is the author of Trade Union Law and Collective Employment Rights (Jordan), an editor of the Sweet & Maxwell Employment Law Encyclopedia, a contributor to Tolley’s Employment Law Service and Tolley’s Health and Safety Handbook, and a contributor to Jordans Employment Service and Jordans Charities Administration Service (Jordan).

Nick Humphreys highlighted as a recommended Lawyer, who is 'hugely experienced'.
Legal 500 UK, 2019
Nick Humphreys highlighted as a recommended Lawyer, who is 'great to have in your corner'.
Legal 500, 2017
"Employment specialist Nick Humphreys, represents coaches, managers and senior executives."
Legal 500, 2016