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.


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.


Nick has been recognised in Chambers as a Next Generation Lawyer.

The Legal 500 described 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.


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.

Nick has written his career story and experience of Stewarts for our careers section, you can view his story here.


Nick regularly provides internal training and seminars to clients.


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