Nicholas Hill

Call date: 2008
Email: Nicholas Hill Clerk: David Smith
Areas of Law: Business & Banking, Employment & Discrimination, Financial Services, Health & Safety, Pensions, Disciplinary & Regulation, Public Law, Commercial Fraud, Specialist Crime
Practice summary

Nick practises in commercial law with a particular focus on Financial Services law (across the civil, criminal, and regulatory spheres) and Pensions law.

Current or recent work includes acting for a well known investment bank in respect of investigations by the Serious Fraud Office and Financial Conduct Authority (led by Richard Lissack QC) (instructed by Clifford Chance), acting for the Directors of an off-shore Investment Manager and off-shore Fund in a massive multi-party, multi-jurisdictional high value shareholder dispute concerning various alleged frauds, breaches of fiduciary duties and numerous other claims (led by Andrew Spink QC) (instructed by an American firm in London), and acting for a very well known international company in a wide-ranging and complex case involving the SFO and a number of international law firms (led by Richard Lissack QC (instructed by a well known international litigator).

Nick has first class degrees in Politics (BA Hons) and Law (LLB Hons). He was first in the order of merit as an undergraduate and at Bar School and held, uniquely, the Princess Royal and Sir Stephen Chapman Scholarships from Inner Temple. 

Recent client feedback (from a Partner at an American Law Firm in London who instructed Nick on an FS matter) was that Nick "is bright, hard-working and a real joy to work with. His attention to detail proved very helpful to our client and we look forward to an opportunity to instruct him again."

Nicholas Hill
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Appointments & memberships:

  • Financial Services Lawyers Association
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Industrial Law Society