Nigel is a litigator specialising in complex commercial disputes. He has particular experience of claims involving civil fraud and contentious tax disputes. He is often asked to assist clients in time-sensitive circumstances, and with disputes which are critical to his clients’ ongoing businesses.
In a tax context, he has brought appeals before the tribunals and higher courts. He has also challenged the decisions of HMRC (and other public bodies) through judicial review. Recently he has done substantial work acting for claimants and defendants in the context of negligent advice on tax products.
Nigel has expertise in cases involving allegations of dishonesty, breach of trust and bribery. He is also well versed in disputes arising from intellectual property rights and IT projects.
Clients praise Nigel for his “calm and clear guidance” and his “excellent, professional and supportive service”.
Nigel’s clients include public bodies, multinationals, UK corporates, trustees and high net worth individuals. His work has inevitably spanned a broad range of industries including pensions, media, finance, professional services, education, and manufacturing.