Nia Pawley

Senior Solicitor
Contact details

02920 686269


Nia is a Senior Solicitor in the Employment, Pensions, Benefits and Immigration Team. She advises a broad range of clients in relation to all aspects of employment law in both the public and private sectors.

Main areas of practice

Nia primarily undertakes work relating to day to day employment matters including settlement agreements, the drafting and review of employment policies and procedures, contracts of employment, advising on dismissals and appeals, providing general guidance and conducting legal research.

She also has experience of Tribunal work, acting for clients at the Employment Tribunal on a wide range of claims including issues arising under the Equality Act 2010, unfair dismissal, Working Time Regulations, TUPE and unlawful deduction from wages.



Nia gained a BA Honours from the University of Nottingham before completing her GDL the year after. She then completed her LPC at BPP University Bristol.

Nia was admitted as a Chartered Legal Executive in January 2018 and subsequently qualified as a Solicitor in July 2018.

Contact details

02920 686269


  • The Law Society
  • Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • Active member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee
  • Committee member of the Junior Lawyers Division Cardiff and South East Wales

Significant Experience

  • Regularly advised public and private sector clients on the impact of changes in the law regarding holiday pay calculations.
  • Recently provided advice on proposed industrial action against a client by a Trade Union. This involved advising on the legitimacy of the ballot, notices, process and practical advice for the client in managing the dispute and any impact on the business and workforce.
  • Assisted the corporate team in relation in to a large scale due diligence exercise for a client selling a UK wide business.
  • Assists with the preparation and delivery of in-house employment law training sessions for clients and the wider HR audience.

Insights by Nia


12 February - Nia Pawley

A right to two weeks' statutory parental bereavement leave will be introduced on 6 April and in our article on this important topic we consider who is entitled to the...

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11 October - Nia Pawley

Training is one of the most popular means of improving individual performance and facilitating career progression. A failure to provide training can be a key factor in employees leaving their...

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13 June - Nia Pawley

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