Expertise

Nick’s expertise includes advising on corporate and shareholder disputes, actions against directors, mainstream contractual and supply chain disputes, commercial fraud actions, restrictive covenant claims, pursuing and defending applications for injunctive relief, trade mark actions and media disputes. He also has experience of advising on live procurement projects that have run into difficulty, and managing and advising on associated risks.

Experience

Cases in which Nick has advised include:

  • Acting on ultra high value complex commercial (£1bn plus) cases including acting for a global IT systems supplier in arbitration proceedings against the UK government, which progressed to an 80-day hearing involving evidence from over 100 witnesses
  • Pursuing a damages claim arising out of an alleged cartel arrangement, a case that was in court for over 30 days.

Recognition

Nick was recognised in Chambers 2018 as a Next Generation Lawyer.

Legal 500 2018 describe Nick as “a savvy litigator with a bright future ahead of him.”

He is part of the Commercial Litigation team in Leeds, which is highly regarded, receiving the highest ratings in both The Legal 500 and Chambers.

Career

Nick trained at Pinsent Masons LLP and qualified into the commercial litigation team there in 2008. After eight years at the firm, Nick joined Stewarts in August 2014.

 

Publications

Nick regularly provides internal training and seminars to clients.

Personal

Nick enjoys various outdoor and sporting activities and, in particular, is a keen mountain biker.