Nicholas has a broad personal injury practice, acting predominantly for defendants. He has a busy court practice, appearing most days in fast track and multi-track claims, as well as regularly advising and settling pleadings. He often deals with cases involving significant and complex injuries.
Nicholas has considerable experience of: employers’ liability, occupiers’ and other public liability, defective premises claims, fatal accident claims, product liability, and, RTAs. He has a keen interest, and frequently appears, in fraudulent and exaggerated claims.
Recent and current instructions include: a claim arising out of a fatal accident at work, a product liability claim involving a defective sun lounger which caused injury, a defective premises claim involving complicated issues of causation of physical and psychological injuries, multiple, multiparty claims rising out of accidents on construction sites, a fatal accident claim arising out of a mid-air collision between light aircraft, and, multiple high value RTAs, including claims involving subtle brain injuries.
F (A Child by his Litigation Friend) v Sandwell MBC (2015) LTL
Occupiers’ Liability. 5 year-old pupil burnt by radiator at school.
Sims (Widow and Executrix of David Sims, deceased) v (1) Michael Carruthers (2) James Leigh deceased (by personal representatives) (3) Microlight School (Lichfiled) LTD (2013) LTL
Fatal accident. Mid-air collision between light aircraft. Sanderson/Bullock orders.
Personal Injury Bar Association
The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
BVC (Inns of Court School of Law)
GDL (City University, London)
BA Hons Philosophy (University of Bristol)