Nigel became a partner in 1997, and the Location Head for the core real estate group, engineering and construction and property litigation on 1 January 2007. He has specialised in regeneration and corporate real estate acting for developers, public bodies, landowners, multination corporates and financial institutions for 30 years.

He also deals with property development acting for house builders, RSLs, commercial developers, landowners, public bodies and financial institutions. He has dealt with projects as diverse as town centre regeneration and redevelopment, brownfield residential and mixed-use development, edge of centre retail superstores, business parks, leisure schemes and mineral extraction.

Nigel has considerable experience over many years in the negotiation of development agreements, urban regeneration projects, portfolio sales, housing association work, building and finance agreements, non-contentious landlord and tenant matters, infrastructure and planning agreements, road closures and footpath diversions. Nigel is consistently ranked highly by Chambers and his team is consistently ranked as first tier by Legal 500.