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Diane Nicol


About Diane

Diane is a Partner specialising in employment law, with over 25 years of experience. Diane was one of the four members of the Government appointed Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices which reported in July 2017 

She is also a trusted adviser to senior management teams in many large corporations.  She has recently represented clients on difficult and challenging industrial relations disputes, senior employee investigations and a number of senior/board level exits.  She has significant experience advising on strategic projects in relation to Board/senior exits, changes to terms and conditions, whistle-blowing claims and industrial action.

Chambers and Legal 500 have rated Diane a top ranked leader in her field for many years.  She has been described by clients as "very strong, incredibly client focused, practical and always commercial" and as "someone I'm always glad will be on our side." She is a member of the Law Society's Employment Law Group, and the Employment Lawyers' Association.  She is regularly quoted in the Press and has recently appeared on television and been on radio commenting on employment issues.


LLB (Hons) - Glasgow University

Diploma in Legal Practice

Law Society of Scotland