Nigel specialises in intellectual property, data protection and privacy, and commercial contracts. He works across a wide variety of business sectors, including financial services, technology and life-sciences.
He advises on a range of corporate and commercial transactions, including joint ventures and collaborations. He also advises on standalone technology and brand licensing, as well as a wide range of IP-rich commercial agreements. He has extensive experience of complex and multi-jurisdictional outsourcing transactions, acting for both customers and suppliers. In Chambers 2015, Nigel is described as "technically faultless" as well as "very practical and very good at finding solutions".
LLB, Law, The University of Manchester, 2001
LLM, Commercial Intellectual Property, Nottingham Law School, 2007
"International Data Transfers under the proposed Data Protection Regulation", PDP Journals, May 2012
"The secret recipe: key ingredients of agreements to protect confidential information" Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Practice Point, February 2011.
"Cross-border data transfers: Weighing up regulator requests" PLC, January 2011.
"Intellectual property and joint ventures: protection of intellectual property on exit", 4 Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 473, 2009.
"Post-termination use of licensed intellectual property by licensees", 3 Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 5, 2008.
"Data Protection Law in Japan: a European Perspective", 8 World Data Protection Report 12, 2008.
"Intellectual property issues in joint ventures and collaborations", Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2: 729-74, 2007.