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Nathan Sherlock

Senior Associate
London

Nathan Sherlock

As a a senior associate in our Dispute Resolution practice, Nathan has focused his practice on Chancery litigation, with a particular concentration on pension scheme and trust fund disputes. He has extensive experience in regulatory proceedings, rectification claims, directions applications and high-value professional liability actions. 

In recent years, Nathan has been at the center of many leading cases in his field, including a number before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court which have led to important developments in the law. As well as his considerable experience of conducting major commercial litigation before the English Courts, much of Nathan's work has an international dimension and he has been involved in the prosecution and defense of substantial claims in North America and mainland Europe. 

Nathan is listed in Chambers UK 2016 as an 'Associate to Watch', is named in UK Legal 500 2016, and is a member of the Association of Pension Lawyers. He is also a non-practicing barrister.

"Senior associate Nathan Sherlock is ‘always completely on top of the case’."

UK Legal 500 2016

Representative Experience

Acting for the Trustee of the Nortel Networks UK Pension Plan and the PPF in the cross-border litigation and mediation of £2.1bn claim.

Acting for ITV in the Box Clever FSD proceedings, including before the Determinations Panel, Upper Tribunal, and Court of Appeal.

Acting for a number of global legal practices in the defence of a professional negligence claims, including those arising out of equalisation liabilities

Acting for the representative beneficiary of the Airways Pension Scheme concerning a high profile dispute between British Airways and the trustees of the Scheme.

Acting for the independent trustee of an industry wide pension scheme in High Court proceedings concerning the construction of secondary legislation.

Acting for a FTSE-100 company in relation to the rectification of the Trust Deed and Rules of a major pension scheme

Acting for a global publishing company in relation to the rectification of the Trust Deed and Rules of a major pension scheme

Advising a FTSE-100 company in relation to the prosecution of a professional negligence claim against its professional advisors

Advising a major European group in the defence of a private damages suit arising out of a decision of the European Commission

Advising a European shipping conglomerate in relation to the prosecution of a professional negligence claim arising out of breaches of European competition law

Education and admissions

Education

  • LL.B., University of Warwick

Court admissions

  • Senior Courts of England and Wales
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