Leading litigation specialist, Stewarts Law LLP has expanded its employment department in London, hiring partner Richard Nicolle, previously an employment partner at Dentons.

Richard joins the firm’s employment team, which has a particular reputation for acting on behalf of senior executives in the financial services industry. It also specialises in LLP/partnership disputes and represents a number of employer clients.

Richard has over 20 years’ experience of all aspects of both contentious and non-contentious employment law. He acts for both employers and senior individuals and is ranked as a leading individual in employment law by Chambers & Partners.

The 2014 edition referred to the ‘extremely impressive Richard Nicolle as a widely respected employment practitioner’.

Tim Spillane, head of the employment department at Stewarts Law, said: ‘We are committed to recruiting the very best lawyers to meet the needs of our clients. Richard’s appointment strengthens our current market position as a leading employment practice in the UK.’