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Portrait of Nick Bamber
Areas of expertise: Commercial dispute resolution


Nick is an associate in the commercial dispute resolution team in London. He assists clients on a broad range of contentious commercial matters, including breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation and professional negligence claims. He also has experience of acting on company matters, including directors’ duties, enforcement of debts and insolvency matters. His key focus is on high value general commercial disputes, often with an international or cross-jurisdictional angle.

Having trained with Penningtons Manches Cooper, Nick joined the commercial dispute resolution team upon qualification. He previously gained experience as a paralegal in the commercial, IP and technology department of a leading City based corporate law firm and also worked as a research assistant at University College London, undertaking research on a variety of public and constitutional law, human rights and international law issues. Nick holds a master’s degree from University College London with a focus on international and comparative law, and completed his Legal Practice Course in London, graduating with distinction.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for a public sector Indian bank in relation to a claim that led to a 13 day trial in the Chancery Division of the High Court in December 2016. Judgment is awaited.
  • Assisting on an insolvency trial in the Chancery Division of the High Court which involved claims of breach of directors’ duties and fraud.
  • Advising on a multi-million pound final account dispute between two leading construction contractors.
  • Assisting with high profile trade mark oppositions for a renowned retailer.

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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