Nick Chronias - DAC Beachcroft
Nick Chronias

Nick Chronias is an employment lawyer in our Fetter Lane office.  He advises a range of clients including many healthcare providers (from globally known Foundation Trusts to leading independent sector companies), a household name in consumer goods and other large employers.

Nick is one of the rare legal specialists in trade union relations.  He advises on the full range of issues including recognition, changing collective agreements and industrial action. He regularly gives strategic advice to employers on large restructuring and other non-contentious issues.

Nick is a specialist in multi-party employment cases. He represented the employers in the largest single test case in Employment Tribunal history. Nick is also an experienced litigator; handling cases in the courts.

Nick's experience includes:

  • Guiding a household name client on every aspect of handling national industrial action, including devising and delivering innovative preparation training with media and communications professionals;
  • Successfully defending High Court claims from doctors seeking injunctions to restrain employers from disciplining or dismissing them;
  • Analysing a client's whole suite of hundreds of collective agreements and giving an overview of the legal and practical implications of them.

Nick is also the joint head of the People Pool, our innovative flexible resource, which provides lawyers and HR professionals to clients for a wide range of projects and interim assignments.


Nick has been recognised as a leading employment lawyer by Chambers and Legal 500 for many years.

"Nick Chronias specialises in managing multiparty disputes, and is well known for his work with clients in the healthcare sector. He is also regularly engaged by clients to advise on the employment ramifications of major restructurings." Chambers & Partners, 2016




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