Nick specialises in corporate work particularly in the financial services, insurance and funds world.
He advises insurers, asset managers, wealth managers, and investment companies on all aspects of their business; from set-up, flotations, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures to governance issues.
Nick is admitted to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales.
- Advised on numerous business transfer schemes for insurers, including the Scottish life demutualisation, and for brokers on policy reviews and regulatory advice
- Advised on acquisitions, disposals (including the disposal of Heartwood Wealth to Handelsbanken), start-ups and governance issues; he is particularly experienced in dealing with LLP structures
- Advised on a number of investment trust share issues, on AIFMD implementation and on real estate and private equity fund formations; he led the team advising the Government of Brunei on the drafting of its offshore financial centre legislation