Nicholas Williams

Call date: 2013
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

Nicholas Williams

Call date: 2013
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

Practice areas

Business Media & sport - Ely Place Chambers London Property & private client - Ely Place Chambers London 

Nick has a busy practice which encompasses commercial, property, employment, and sports law.

Before coming to the Bar, he worked in the investment team at Harbour, one of the world’s largest private funders of high value commercial litigation and arbitration. During his legal studies, he was awarded Hardwicke and Eastham Scholarships by Lincoln’s Inn.

Nick prides himself on tenaciously pursuing his client’s interests in Court and delivering his advisory work in a responsive and commercial manner.

Owing to the sensitive nature of some of his work, Nick has been security vetted to an SC level.


Nick undertakes a wide variety of commercial work, including disputes as to the proper construction and effect of contractual terms, misrepresentation, and professional negligence.

He also undertakes individual and corporate insolvency work on behalf both debtors and creditors.

Media and sport

Nick is a keen sportsperson and has an active interest in sports law, including sports related employment disputes, discrimination in sport, and anti-doping law.

He is a UKAD Accredited Advisor and can provide practical as well as legal advice in this sphere.

Property and private client

Nick accepts instructions in all areas of property law (including landlord and tenant) in both contentious and non-contentious matters. He regularly deals with claims for possession and mortgage/rent arrears for both private and public authority landlords.


Nick represents both Claimants and Respondents in a broad range of employment disputes, including unfair/wrongful dismissal, discrimination claims, and claims under the Working Time Regulations. He has experience of dealing with complex multi-day cases and was recently led by Michael Salter in a claim involving issues of constructive dismissal and race discrimination in the context of an international joint venture.


London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
Property Bar Association
Employment Law Bar Association
Employment Lawyers Association
Attorney General’s Junior Junior Panel
Lincoln’s Inn Denning Society


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