"Nick is recognised as an eminent practitioner, he is knowledgeable in brain and spinal injury claims. He continues to act as a Court of Protection Deputy." - Chambers 2020
Nick is the Managing Partner at Burnetts.
Nick is instrumental in leading the current programme of change at Burnetts, which has seen the firm modernise its outlook, update its range of services and combine the best attributes of a well-established legal firm with the requirements for success in a 24/7 world.
He is proud of how the firm has evolved into a regionally and nationally strong organisation, while maintaining a strong and reassuring presence in its Cumbrian heartland.
Burnetts look after clients in a wide range of commercial and personal sectors. Its dedicated teams continue to perform well against the firm's vision and mission which is fundamental to Nick's ambition for Burnetts.
Nick is also the partner responsible for the Court of Protection team. As a Court of Protection Deputy, Nick helps vulnerable clients and their families on decisions crucial to the management of their long-term financial affairs.
Originally from Nottingham, Nick studied law at Hull University. After working in both Hull and Manchester, he joined Burnetts in June 2007, becoming Head of Private Client Services in 2011 and Managing Partner in 2014.
A keen fell-walker and very occasional runner; Nick is married with three children. He has strong ties to Penrith Rugby Club, with his two sons progressing up through the ranks over the years and himself a keen follower of the club. He's also actively involved as "roadie" for his singer daughter in her musical exploits throughout Cumbria and beyond.