Professional services business Knights has hired another Partner in Weybridge, as the business continues its growth across the South East.

Partner Nick Hawkins joins Knights’ team of employment law specialists. He brings particular expertise in advising senior executives in professional services businesses.

Nick has vast experience working with clients on complex, high-profile and high-value matters including employment exits and settlements, disciplinary investigations, and cases involving breaches of restrictive covenants, whistleblowing and discrimination. 

He also works extensively with employers of varying sizes on their day-to-day HR issues and employment law matters.

Nick Hawkins, Employment Partner at Knights, said:

“I’m delighted to have joined Knights at such an exciting time. The firm is ambitious and uniquely placed in the market to deliver its premium service to clients based in the South East and beyond.”

Nick joins Knights as the business gears up for significant growth across the South East following the opening of a new flagship office in Brighton.

The team in Weybridge has welcomed several new faces in recent months, and Nick’s appointment follows the arrival of Partners Stephen Bottomley and Jay Birch.

Client Services Director Darren Walker said:

“Nick is already proving a brilliant addition to the team in Weybridge. We’ve got ambitious plans for growth over the coming months, and his ambition and drive will help us to deliver on those plans.

“We’re making a huge investment in our team across the South East and there are exciting times ahead.”

Knights is one of the fastest-growing professional services businesses in the UK.

With 25 offices nationwide, Knights is ranked within the top 50 UK law firms by revenue. The business’ team in Weybridge are based at Bourne Business Park.