Nighat is an experienced lawyer advising and representing both companies and individuals. With over a decade of experience, she specialises in all key areas of employment law, business and in bound immigration work. She has been involved in numerous complex, high value and multi-faceted matters.  Nighat particularly advises in complex injunctions and damages claims. 

Nighat takes a proactive and pragmatic approach, working to avoid problems in the first place. If the worse does happen, she works hard to resolve things in the most cost effective and timely way possible.  

Nighat has worked in a number of diverse sectors, with a number of large companies to numerous SMEs. Her clients range from, pharmaceutical, financial, IT, recruiters F&H Education Colleges, charities, voluntary sector and the public sector; as well as company directors and senior executives to junior employees. 

Clients value Nighat’s approach and find her highly organised, knowledgeable, and extremely personable. Nighat is a founding partner of RSW Law. 


  • Employment
  • Business
  • Immigration


  • SME Business with employees (25+ to 300)
  • HNWI
  • Senior executives (CEO, MDs, Directors)

Nighat has that great combination of being hugely knowledgeable, highly organised and extremely personable. She has an innate ability to quickly grasp the core of the issue, identify approaches and then deliver. Nighat is very focused on client needs, yet is a realist and will carefully manage expectations on likely outcomes while also highlighting potential risks. She is a true professional who is passionate about employment law and constantly seeking ways to innovate and improve the quality and scope of her work.

Andy Soloman, Digital Engagement Expert, Founder of Yomdel

Nighat is a highly professional business woman with a vast expertise in Employment Legislation. She is approachable, explains HR matters in plain terminology, is responsive, courteous and thorough. Nighat loves a challenge and to be successful on behalf of her clients. She works incredibly hard and is extremely tenacious. I can’t recommend Nighat highly enough for her employment litigation work

Cherry Simmonds, Director of Operations

Nighat is so good at what she does, very kind and an excellent listener. Very knowledgeable, I do highly recommend Nighat and vouch for her integrity.

Kay Ghafoor FIRP, Recruitment Manager - Internal and International Recruitment

I have worked with Nighat on a number of projects and she consistently delivers outstanding results and will always go the extra mile. She is very detailed and professional, yet warm and approachable. I wholeheartedly recommend Nighat without reservation. She is a credit to her profession

Nick Grant Director, Commercial Suppression, Tyco Fire Protection

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