Nick joined Woodfines in 2012, having obtained considerable experience in employment teams at Hewitsons (1987 – 2007) where he was Head of the Firm’s Employment team, Charles Russell LLP (2007 – 2009) where he helped to co-found the Firm’s Cambridge office and Prettys (2010 – 2012).
Nick specialises in all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious, including Settlement Agreements (formerly known as Compromise Agreements).
Nick is also regularly involved in Employment Tribunal claims of all kinds, senior executive terminations, redundancy and restructuring programmes and the employment aspects of business transfers.
He also has a special interest in business protection matters (i.e. misuse of trade secrets and confidential information and the enforcement of post termination restrictions). Over the years, Nick has conducted many successful High Court cases dealing with such matters.
Nick is a specialist advisor on GDPR, and provides companies with advice with regards to the 2018 General Data Protection Regulations, including data audits, in-house training and related employment law issues.
Nick was recognised as a ‘leading individual’ in the 2022 Legal Directory.
‘The advice and guidance received is second to none‘, remarks a client of Woodfines LLP in Cambridge, praising the firm’s advice as ‘personal, helpful and relevant‘. Veteran partner and practice head Nick Sayer ‘always gives a prompt response and thorough advice and was great at keeping clients updated of the latest legal news throughout the Covid pandemic‘. – Legal 500 2022.
WHAT CLIENTS SAY ABOUT NICK:
“Nick Sayer was outstanding dealing with my redundancy settlement agreement. I would definitely use Woodfines Solicitors for other legal matters.”
“I would have no hesitation in recommending Nick Sayer to anybody, irrespective of how complicated the case.”
“Nick Sayer is an exceptional lawyer. He has a very wide knowledge of employment law and is able to deploy that to excellent effect in representing clients.”