Nick Levett is the Practice Director in the Business Department responsible for Employment, Health & Safety and related practices.

Nick has been with Outer Temple Chambers since 2007 and is assisted by Mark Gardner and Lucy Lee.

Nick is responsible for the development and promotion of both individuals and practice groups that fall within the Business Law areas of chambers’ expertise including: Employment & Discrimination, Safety, Health & Environment and Pensions Law.

Responsibilities include managing and developing client relationships, maintaining and improving service levels, strategic development of his practice groups and management of counsel as well as diary management and fee negotiation.

Having been with Chambers for many years he has detailed knowledge and understanding of the specialist practice areas of each Member and the experience and expertise that they can bring to a client’s case.

Nick has been awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Leadership and Management Law as well passing the BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration with distinction.

He is committed to pro bono and, as Outer Temple’s ‘Pro Bono Champion’, he takes an active role in encouraging Members of Chambers to engage in cases through legal charities and/or legal association pro bono schemes. He was awarded ‘Pro Bono Chambers’ Professional of the Year’ at the 2020 Bar Pro Bono Awards.

"A hugely capable team. I am always impressed with the professionalism of Nicholas Levett."

Health & Safety, Chambers & Partners 2024

"The clerks are excellent, in particular Nick Levett, who is flexible, realistic on fees and easy to work with."

Employment, Chambers & Partners 2024

"I have enjoyed working with practice director Nicholas Levett; he's very personable and runs things very well. Nick's been helpful and understanding of our requests."

Pensions, Chambers and Partners 2023

"Nicholas Levett has a real depth of understanding of the practice area. He is an absolute pleasure to deal with."

Health & Safety, Chambers & Partners 2023

"Nick Levett is great to work with. He's responsive, reliable, pragmatic and personable."

Employment, Chambers and Partners 2023

"The clerking at Outer Temple is one of the best I have seen. Particular credit goes to Nick Levett, the practice director for employment law."

Employment, Chambers and Partners 2023

"Nick Levett in particular is always helpful."

Pensions, Legal 500 2023

"Practice director Nick Levett is really effective and super-helpful."

Employment, Legal 500 2022

He is “very personable and strikes up a great rapport for those instructing the barristers. He goes the extra mile and provides a Rolls Royce service."

Chambers & Partners 2021

Practice Director, Nicholas Levett, is "a pleasure to deal with, always helpful and takes a commercial view on pricing."

Legal 500 2021

Practice directors Nicholas Levett and Matt Sale, who head the set’s business team, are also highlighted by interviewees for their commitment to client service. Solicitors praise the team as “first class” and note that the clerks are “particularly good at providing competitive fees."

Chambers & Partners 2021

What next?

To find out more, email Nicholas Levett or call +44 (0)20 7427 4908

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