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Practice Summary

He has a varied practice covering general commercial litigation, banking, insurance, professional negligence and Chancery litigation, and financial services and regulatory work, including mis-selling. He also enjoys tackling new types of work, if appropriate with a specialist junior. He was for 20 years a deputy High Court judge, sitting in the Queen’s Bench, Chancery Divisions and in the Commercial Court, and has considerable experience both as an arbitrator and as counsel in international and domestic arbitrations; he is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration. He is also accredited and has experience as a mediator. He is fairly fluent in French and has a working knowledge of German.

Nick Strauss is also available to provide seminars/presentations in relation to topical areas of law and procedure. He has recently given a Combar talk on Illegality following the decision in Patel v Mirza in the Supreme Court, which can be seen here. His more detailed views on this subject are in articles at 132 L.Q.R 236 and 2016 Restitution Law Review 145.