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'a forceful litigator' 'highly sought after' and 'always insightful and absolutely spot-on'
Nicholas leads the 'excellent, top-notch' competition litigation practice in London. His extensive experience litigating before the High Court and the Competition Appeals Tribunal enables him to represent clients in a wide range of industries, from financial and industrial to transport and technology.
Nicholas is a commercial litigator and a recognized leader in the fields of Antitrust and Competition Litigation, Pensions litigation and Professional liability litigation. His depth of experience gives Nicholas a true understanding of client's issues.
If you are facing a pensions dispute, then Nicholas is a go-to litigator. Nicholas "regularly features in the headline pensions disputes in any given year" and his experience includes the full range of pension related proceedings. His cases often result in ground-breaking decisions with far-reaching implications. Nicholas is an active member of the Pensions Litigation Committee of the Association of Pension Lawyers and regularly comments on pension and professional indemnity issues.
Nicholas is described as 'technically brilliant' in the field of professional negligence. His legal representation covers lawyers, accountants, pensions professionals, actuaries and investment managers. Nicholas' wealth of experience means he can guide clients through any issue they may face.
Nicholas' involvement at the leading edge of legal developments allows him to keep his clients fully informed. Nicholas and the team have been on the front-line addressing the new Consumer Rights Act, working to inform clients of the implications for their businesses.
Don't just take our word for it. Nicholas' work is recognized amongst both peers and clients and sees him ranked by Legal 500 and Chambers in the areas of Competition Litigation, Pensions Litigation and professional liability.
Legal 500 2015
'superb and extremely knowledgeable'
Defending Alstom in National Grid's substantial claim for damages arising from the Gas Insulated Switchgear cartel (National Grid v ABB & oths).
- B.Sc., University of Exeter, 1991
- Committee Member, London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)
- Committee Member (Pensions Litigation Committee), Association of Pensions Lawyers (APL)
- Co-Chair IBA Working Group on Antitrust Litigation