Nick joined Kingsley Napley in May 2017 and is a senior associate in the Public Law team.

Nick advises public authorities, individuals and private sector companies on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious administrative and public law matters. He has experience across a variety of sectors including energy and infrastructure, financial services, pensions, planning, transport and gambling. He has advised in various commercial and public sector contexts as well as on the public law aspects of criminal and regulatory investigations and proceedings. He also has experience representing core participants in public inquiries.

Nick’s trial experience includes judicial review proceedings and statutory challenges acting for private sector clients (claimants, defendants and interested parties) and professional disciplinary proceedings representing public authorities. He has also represented individuals across a range of contentious matters – including SFO criminal and FCA regulatory investigations, police disciplinary matters and civil proceedings.

Before joining Kingsley Napley, Nick was a senior associate in the Administrative & Public Law and Corporate Crime & Investigations teams at Herbert Smith Freehills. He trained with Herbert Smith and, before converting to law, studied history at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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The special constitutional importance of judicial review may demand a distinctive approach to the recovery of litigation costs, but will the latest recommendations be taken forward?

A challenge to the lawfulness of export licences allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia has been rejected

The Queen’s Speech 2017 – Setting the parliamentary agenda

Will legislating for Brexit be almost as testing for the new minority government as the forthcoming negotiations?

How would a minority government or coalition led by Theresa May go about changing human rights laws in the fight against terrorism?

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+44 (0)20 7369 3766

nwrightson@kingsleynapley.co.uk

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