Nick works hard to provide tailored, practical advice to clients in the wider context of their business and the international market.
Nick is an associate in the Commercial group, based in London.
He advises on a range of commercial contracts focusing on the food and beverage, retail, education and technology sectors. Nick has worked with UK and international clients on a wide range of commercial areas, with a particular focus on advising, drafting and negotiating franchising, licensing and distribution agreements and other hybrid growth strategies. He regularly works with lawyers in other jurisdictions to ensure agreements and structures comply with local regulations.
Nick's recent project experience includes working as part of a team providing drafting and strategic legal support to a major US restaurant brand on the sale of their UK franchise business, and advising a multinational workspace provider on their international strategy and in-country arrangements.
He has also been on secondment to our Brussels office, where he worked with the competition team across a broad range of sectors including technology, automotive and aviation.
Nick has published articles in the International Journal of Franchising Law, and authored chapters in The Franchise Law Review on Africa and Kazakhstan.
After training with us, Nick qualified into the Commercial group in September 2015. As well as working in the Commercial department during his training, Nick worked in the employment and dispute-resolution departments, as well as his secondment to Brussels.