Nigel Watson
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Nigel heads our Employee Benefits practice and advises companies and owner managed businesses on everything to do with employee share ownership, tax effective reward structures and remuneration design and execution. Having previously worked at major London law firms and at a leading remuneration consultancy, Nigel has extensive experience of all aspects of the design, implementation and operation of employee incentive plans (for example long-term incentive plans, executive share plans, all-employee plans and value share arrangements) and performance-related pay such as bonus plans.

Nigel has a particular interest in the practical and communication aspects of share ownership and believes that simplicity is key to an effective remuneration strategy.

Nigel always meets deadlines and clients appreciate his straightforward and common sense approach.

Nigel Watson is "incredibly attentive, responsive and collaborative," with another referring to him as a "strong figure in the industry."

Chambers UK 2020 

"I think very highly of him, he is an excellent lawyer in the share scheme space. His manner is excellent, he is very empathetic and he understands the issues people face, and is very good at suggesting tactical solutions to resolving those issues," says a client

Chambers UK 2019