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Speaker Biography

Nicola Bennison

Nicola Bennison is a partner and leads the national student issues team in the education group for Eversheds LLP. Nicola has worked with institutions in the education sector for more than 20 years.
Nicola regularly advises on student issues focussing on student complaints, disciplinary and litigation matters, particularly involving issues of discrimination. Recent experience includes advising in relation to complaints under the DDA by students with a range of disabilities, defending claims by students for race and age discrimination and for religious discrimination.

Her work also includes employment law matters, contentious and non contentious, including claims for unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, whistle blowing and equality and diversity issues, particularly dealing with the management of internal grievances. Nicola also advises on strategic HR issues including restructuring and redundancy, business change and the application of TUPE, including in relation to the HR aspects of outsourcing, shared services and mergers. Nicola has particular experience of severance arrangements for senior post holders.

Nicola appears as an advocate in the Courts and the Employment Tribunal.

She has spoken at numerous conferences as well as regularly delivering training to clients on student and HR issues.


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