Nicola Ihnatowicz


Nicola Ihnatowicz is a partner in the Employment Department at Trowers & Hamlins LLP, and specialises in all aspects of human resources and employment law for public, private and third sector employers. 

Praised in the legal directories for giving "timely, clear and exceptionally perceptive advice under pressure" Nicola is recognised as an expert in employment law for employers in Chambers & Partners 2022 and the Legal 500 2022.

Nicola specialises in supporting businesses to become "Employers of the Future". Her expertise includes advising on sustainable workforces, achieving inclusivity, TUPE and business transformation. She also supports employers with difficult employee relations matters, such as changing terms and conditions, managing stress at work, reasonable adjustments, discrimination and harassment investigations, and restructures and redundancies.

Nicola regularly advises and represents clients on Employment Tribunal matters and has recently dealt with complex claims for discrimination and harassment, whistleblowing and breach of TUPE. She is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences, including the firm's weekly online Q&A "Trowers Tuesday".

Nicola chairs the firm's Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and has experience as a charity trustee.

Insight

Webinar: Trowers Tuesday - Refugees: issues for employers

Explore
Insight

HR Law - May 2022

Explore
Insight

Tribunal was wrong to strike out unfair dismissal claim where claimant requested redundancy 

Explore
Insight

Claimant's perception was not sufficient to turn conduct into harassment 

Explore
Insight

Indirect discrimination and comparison pools 

Explore
Insight

Repudiatory breach and the last straw

Explore