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Nicholas Goodfellow

Nicholas Goodfellow

Call: 2009

Barrister

"Nick is thorough, has clear drafting and a good sense of the strategic and tactical elements of the case. His mix of commercial and employment expertise is invaluable."

Legal 500 2023 - Commercial Litigation

"Nicholas is diligent and calm. Fine attention to detail and has been able to cut through the huge volume of documents and information to distil into a brilliant pleading. His client care skills are excellent."

Legal 500 2023 - Civil Fraud

"Thorough, calm and brilliant. His attention to detail is first-class and he really is a hidden gem."

Legal 500 2022 - Civil Fraud

"Extremely reliable, quick to respond and excellent to work with. He grasps complex issues quickly and takes a sensible but firm approach. Nicholas is one a go-to junior and he will be a highly regarded silk one day."

Legal 500 2022 - Employment

‘A real can-do attitude and clearly knows his stuff. Very user friendly and his advice is considered, concise and easy to digest.’

Legal 500 2021 - Employment

‘A scrupulous and thorough advocate and a shining light at the junior bar, can’t recommend him highly enough.’

Legal 500 2021 - Civil Fraud

Nicholas Goodfellow

"Nick is thorough, has clear drafting and a good sense of the strategic and tactical elements of the case. His mix of commercial and employment expertise is invaluable."

Legal 500 2023 - Commercial Litigation

"Nicholas is diligent and calm. Fine attention to detail and has been able to cut through the huge volume of documents and information to distil into a brilliant pleading. His client care skills are excellent."

Legal 500 2023 - Civil Fraud

"Thorough, calm and brilliant. His attention to detail is first-class and he really is a hidden gem."

Legal 500 2022 - Civil Fraud

"Extremely reliable, quick to respond and excellent to work with. He grasps complex issues quickly and takes a sensible but firm approach. Nicholas is one a go-to junior and he will be a highly regarded silk one day."

Legal 500 2022 - Employment

‘A real can-do attitude and clearly knows his stuff. Very user friendly and his advice is considered, concise and easy to digest.’

Legal 500 2021 - Employment

‘A scrupulous and thorough advocate and a shining light at the junior bar, can’t recommend him highly enough.’

Legal 500 2021 - Civil Fraud

Contact

Nick is an experienced litigator who acts in a wide variety of commercial disputes, with particular experience in civil fraud claims, disputes involving company directors and shareholders, and international commercial cases that raise conflicts of law issues.

Nick is head of Littleton’s civil fraud group and described in the directories as a “shining light at the junior bar” in this field (Legal 500, 2021). Nick’s cases frequently involve allegations of dishonesty, the misappropriation of company assets, and applications for urgent injunctive relief (such as freezing, search or imaging orders). Nick is ranked as a leading junior for commercial litigation, and described as having a “good sense of the strategic and tactical elements of the case” (Legal 500, 2023).

Nick works on a wide variety of disputes involving company directors and shareholders, such as claims arising out of share purchase / shareholders agreements, unfair prejudice petitions, claims for breach of fiduciary duty, and other accessory liabilities, such as dishonest assistance.

Nick is a specialist in business protection work. He regularly acts in claims for springboard injunctive relief, claims based on the misuse of confidential information, and claims for breach of restrictive covenants. Given his expertise in this area, he is ranked as a leading junior in Employment disputes a “fluent and persuasive advocate with a pleasing court manner” (Legal 500, 2023).

Nick is a member of Littleton’s highly ranked sports group.  He has acted in a range of disputes in the sports industry, with a particular emphasis on contractual disputes. Nick is a keen sportsman and leads an active lifestyle outside of work.

Civil Fraud

Commercial Litigation

Company and Shareholder

Business Protection

Sport

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