Nigel is a dispute resolution partner and a leading international arbitration practitioner, mainly appearing as counsel but also occasionally sitting as arbitrator. He is also an experienced commercial litigation lawyer. Nigel is a solicitor-advocate and undertakes the role of lead advocate in international arbitration cases. He was appointed QC in 2016.
Joined Freshfields as a trainee in 1982. Partner since 1991. Appointed QC in 2016.
Member of ICC Commission on International Arbitration, ICCA, IAI and a director of the LCIA.
Co-author of "The Freshfields Guide to Arbitration: Clauses in International Contracts" (Kluwer, 3rd edition, 2010); co-author of the Procedural Overview chapter in Arbitration in England, Wolters Kluwer, 2013; and co-author of the Global Overview chapter in Arbitration World, Sweet & Maxwell, 6th edition, 2018.
Manchester Grammar School and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.