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Nick McMahon


T: +44 (0)3332 423976

Nick is a specialist litigation solicitor renowned in defending complex criminal and civil matters in the areas of Health & Safety, Environmental, Product Liability, Professional Indemnity, and Insurance.

His litigation experience has given him a deep understanding of the approach of regulators, applicable regulations and evidential requirements, strategic considerations, and sensitivities of reputation management, as well as the practicalities of case management and budgetary constraints.  This experience feeds his advisory work, which has included advice on the implications of forthcoming or proposed changes in regulatory regimes.

Industry sectors covered are widespread and varied, including such as:

  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Recycling
  • Waste Disposal
  • Food safety
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Hospitality and/or Leisure
  • Facilities management
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences


Work examples include:

  • Advising and representing individuals and corporate clients in the aftermath of adverse incidents
  • Advice on litigation privilege
  • Advice on responses to Fee for Intervention and/or enforcement notices
  • PACE interviews
  • Defence of prosecutions, from defending Not Guilty pleas through to managing the basis of Guilty pleas and mitigation strategy
  • Inquests
  • Advice on media strategy
  • Managing all aspects of civil litigation, including group actions as well as individual catastrophic injury cases
  • Advice on commercial impact of regulatory changes, for example in relation to food safety and/or labelling
  • Corporate support for example in due diligence exercises within M&A


Nick’s insurance experience includes advice on coverage disputes, policy wording reviews, and audit.  He is well known in the London market.