Nigel was formerly the Managing Director of Hughes Jenkins Solicitors.
Nigel attended Cardiff University and the College of Law, Guildford. Following qualification in 1992, Nigel worked for an international law firm in Manchester before becoming a partner at Leo Abse and Cohen. He then ran the in-house Legal Department for Royal and Sun Alliance PLC at Bristol before setting up Hughes Jenkins in 2002 and then joining GGP Law on 1st October 2020 when Hughes Jenkins Solicitors joined GGP Law.
Nigel advises clients in accident and family cases. He has experience of handing cases at all levels of Court, including the Court of Appeal. Nigel’s reported cases include:
Standerwick v Royal Ordinance (admissions of liability)
Drew v Abbassi & Packer (multipliers in Fatal Accident Claims)
Dame Margaret Hungerford v Beazeley (dilapidations)
Nigel also advises in family finance cases and has experience of dealing with cases involving an international element. These have included cases with property in Turkey, Sierra Leone and Thailand. Nigel is a member of Resolution.
Nigel is a keen sailor and for many years helped crew a racing yacht in the Bristol Channel and beyond. More recently Nigel has confined his sailing activities to solo sailing his Laser Dinghy. Nigel also holds a level 1 hockey coaching qualification and over a number of years acted as an assistant coach at Gwent Hockey.