AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Nicholas is a full member of the Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury team at Kings Chambers and is regularly instructed to act for both Claimants and Defendants on a range of different matters in both the County Court and those claims issued in the High Court.
Nicholas is happy to accept cases on a CFA basis and is often instructed to represent claims involving road traffic accidents including credit hire agreements, and is equally comfortable with public and employer liability matters. Nicholas also has experience in fatal accident claims often appearing on behalf of families at inquests and managing subsequent claims thereafter. Nicholas also represents both claimants and defendants in clinical negligence cases and has a particular expertise in representing clients in respect of missed or delayed diagnoses cases.
Prior to joining Kings Chambers, Nicholas worked as an in-house advocate for one of the UK’s top solicitors firms which gave him some excellent exposure and unique advocacy experience which has assisted him in independent practice. Nicholas is often praised for his advocacy skill and the ability to think quickly and effectively on his feet.
Year of Call: 2013
R v X (Court of Appeal)
F v Essex County Council (High Court)
Grenfell Tower Public Enquiry.
Member of Middle Temple
Grade 1 Prosecutor.
HR Light Scholarship, Middle Temple.
BA (Joint Honours) American Studies with Media and Cultural Studies: University of Birmingham (2007-2010).
LLB (Honours) Law: University of Birmingham (2010-2012).
(Winner: Law School Debate Competition, 2011).
Bar Professional Training Course: Kaplan Law School, London (2012-2013).
MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice: Lincoln College, Oxford University (2014-2015).
Chambers UK 2023
"Nicholas is very empathetic with clients, including vulnerable clients and children. He is thorough and has great attention to detail."
"Nicholas provides careful and considered advice, leaving no stone unturned in getting to the heart of the issues. He is approachable and caring and instantly puts clients at ease. He is someone with whom you feel your case is in safe hands."
"Nicholas is very empathetic with vulnerable clients."
Legal 500 2023
'Nicholas is very good forensically and tactically astute.'
Chambers UK 2022
"He is very approachable and extremely hard-working - clients and judges love him." "He is personable, detailed and brilliant with clients."
Legal 500, 2021
"A knowledgeable, pragmatic and tactically astute barrister with an excellent bedside manner."
"An excellent advocate who is very thorough, honing in on details that others might miss."
Legal 500, 2020
"Passionate - he takes on cases others shy away from."
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