Nick Wells

Nick Wells


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07801 789 872

Nick specialises in commercial litigation and insolvency and has gained a reputation for his analytical ability and judgement on complex commercial disputes; he has been praised by major commercial clients for his tactical advice and commercial approach to dispute resolution.

Nick’s ability to grasp complex and technical issues has seen excellent results in several high court matters in recent months and he has developed a reputation as a rising star, and he has developed a particular specialism in dealing with complex commercial contract disputes in specialist lists of the High Court.

Nick is regularly instructed on such cases by well-known names such as Bowmer & Kirkland Group and Henry Boot PLC, as well as central government agencies in the Food Standards Agency and the Land Registry.

Nick also has expertise in commercial landlord and tenant, property-related insolvency disputes and property-related contractual disputes and supervises the firm’s property litigation team solely dedicated to work for licensed trade clients, particularly Marston’s PLC. Nick has been recommended by The Legal 500 for commercial litigation, property litigation and debt recovery.

Nick manages clients and projects within the debt recovery department in addition to his caseload of commercial litigation matters, his commercial awareness and expertise in commercial litigation and insolvency has resulted in an ability to develop innovative strategies and processes in order to obtain results for clients.

Nick has previously managed a large debtor book realisation project for Southern Cross Healthcare Group PLC and was the firm’s relationship partner for the board and restructuring chairman of Southern Cross.


The Legal 500 2012/13:
Nick Wells is an “expert in licensed trade property litigation.”  

Director, private healthcare company:
“You were pragmatic and reassuring with your communications. I particularly noted and hugely appreciated your dedication to the case out of office hours to ensure prompt action and responses to all concerned. You are wonderfully knowledgeable and clearly an expert in your field.”

Smith Cooper LLP:
“I have worked with Nick over a number of years and would recommend his expertise in delivering the correct solution without hesitation. Nick is a consummate professional with a keen eye for detail, he is commercial and has pragmatic problem-solving skills, together with excellent technical knowledge. Nick is a pleasure to work with and more importantly, good to have in your corner.”
Dean Nelson, Head of Business Recovery & Insolvency