Nick has significant expertise in civil fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and asset tracing cases that have usually involved interim freezing and disclosure orders. He has represented clients in obtaining these orders and in resisting them. He has acted in shareholder disputes, joint venture disputes, breach of confidence claims, the enforcement of post termination restrictive covenants and contractual disputes in a large number of sectors.
Nick has in addition developed significant expertise in the conduct of internal investigations and in corruption issues, including advising clients on the development of anti-corruption procedures designed to comply with international standards.
Nick was a member of the English Civil Procedure Rule Committee and working parties responsible for the preparation of the English court’s rules detailing e-discovery requirements and is expert on the tensions involved in cross-border discovery.
Prior to joining Ogier in 2016, Nick was head of an international law firm's London Trial department and co-chair of that firm’s Anti-Corruption Practice Group.
- England & Wales (1987) Solicitor Advocate (civil) (non practising)
- BVI (2016)
- Chair of the BVI Arbitration Group
- Founder Anti-Fraud Network
- Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- Member of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Rules Review Committee
- Member of the Civil Procedure Rule Committee 2002-2008
- Member of the Chancery Court Users Committee 2011 - 2016
- Committee member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association 2003-2012
- Ranked by Chambers UK Guide – Fraud
- Recommended by Legal 500 since 2011
- Recognised as an Expert in Who's Who Legal: Investigation (2018-2019)
- Recognised as an expert in International Who’s Who of Asset Recovery Lawyers (2012-2019)
- Recognised by Super Lawyers UK