Nicholas is a principal lawyer and partner with over 21 years’ experience, representing victims of accidents and disease. Nick has managed teams at Thompsons in Plymouth, Bristol and Cardiff.

Nick’s specialises in representing clients with complex and serious injuries, recovering millions of pound in compensation for them every year. He regularly represents people suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.

Nick is also an expert in health and safety at work legislation and regularly trains workplace health and safety representatives to ensure they are up to date on the latest developments in this area of the law. 

Nick is proud to work for Thompsons because all the team have a positive common purpose to provide justice for injured people. As well as that, Nick is proud that the firm never acts for employers or insurers, and that all energy and expertise is focussed on helping the victim.

Outside of work Nick is a fan of football, supporting Tottenham and his son’s under 11 team. He also enjoys strumming along on guitar to his favourite bands, such as the Beatles, the Stone Roses and U2. Nicholas enjoys walking his dog, and travelling. 


Nicholas’ case experience

  • Secure over £250,000 for a man who developed mesothelioma while working in Devonport Dockyard
  • Recovered more than £60,000 for a client who suffered a serious leg injury after a loading platform collapsed.
  • Secured £13,500 for a client who developed HAVS after using heavy vibration tools for long periods of time. 
  • Secured £7,500 for a foundry worker who developed HAVS after using jack hammers, vibrator compactors, hand rammers, chip hammers and disc cutters without proper time control. 
  • Secured a settlement for a client working in manufacturing, who developed dermatitis after being exposed to glycerin at work. 


Professional membership

Nick is a member of the Devon and Exeter Law Society and the Plymouth Law Society.

He is a senior litigator and an occupational and asbestos disease specialist with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, as well as a member of the Solicitors Association of Higher Courts Advocates.