Nazia Kausar

Solicitor in Employment Law & HR Services


17 Years


Nazia is a Solicitor with over 17 years experience in Employment Law and HR.  Having completed her Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in 2002, Nazia started her career as a Consultant in her previous role where she qualified as Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives before she joined Wake Smith in 2022, and latterly qualified as a Solicitor in September 2022.

Main Areas of Work:

Nazia advises employers and employees on all areas of Employment Law. Nazia is adept at legal process and advice, with a practical and commercial approach to her client matters.

Throughout Nazia’s career she has gained extensive experience of advising small to medium businesses throughout the UK from Manager to Board level on all aspects of Employment Law, including contracts of employment, policies Directors service agreements, discipline(conduct/performance), some other substantial reason (SOSR) grievance, discrimination, recruitment, family friendly, rights, redundancy (restructures/processes), TUPE, sickness absence management/capability, restrictive covenants, drafting settlement agreements bespoke for clients and support/negotiate mutually agreeable settlement packages.

Nazia regularly supports employers on conducting internal HR procedures and drafts correspondence which complies with statutory requirements, including preparing quantum’s/risk analysis and facilitate ACAS Conciliation to agree out of court/tribunal settlements.

Recent articles by Nazia Kausar

Employment law changes for April 2024 – further details 
Employment law changes for April 2024 – first look
Christmas parties & work events - Do you have a social media policy?
Important changes to how holiday pay is calculated are intended to come into force on January 1, 2024
Are employees entitled to the additional bank holiday for the King’s Coronation?
Disability Awareness - Do you need guidance?

Ventu Guidelines Update April 2023
What can constitute direct sex discrimination?

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