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Nigel Woodhouse

Call 1997
Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email nigel.woodhouse@42br.com


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Nigel’s practice encompasses a wide range of commercial, chancery and property work before all levels of tribunal. He has appeared as sole advocate in the Court of Appeal on a number of occasions both bringing and responding to appeals.


“Nigel is approachable and excellent with clients. His ability to spot the “right point” and commercial outlook make him a go to counsel at all stages of litigation. His thorough preparation and flair for cross examination in particular make him a powerful trial advocate”

Professional memberships

  • ELBA

Selected cases

  • Batchelar v Customs and Excise Commissioners VAT and Duties Tribunal, 11 July 2003- Smuggling and confiscation orders
  • Miles v. Gilbank [2006] ICR 12 (EAT); [2006] I.C.R. 1297 (CA)- Bullying, pregnancy discrimination, vicarious liability
  • Hasberry v Steele (2012) QBD Unreported- Successful Barrell jurisdiction application to reconsider judgment
  • Hayer v. Hayer [2012] EWCA Civ 257- Late amendment, case management, undue influence
  • Bhatia v. Toor [2012] EWCA Civ 565- Commercial agreement, construction of general release
  • Verma v. Sharma (2013) CA Unreported- Successful renewed oral application for permission to appeal against trial judge’s finding of an agreement under s. 29B LTA 1954- Case settled after permission granted


  • LLB (Hons) 1st Class

Scholarships and Awards

  • Gray’s Inn Scholarship

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