Nicholas is a partner and head of the international arbitration practice at Bird & Bird in London. He was previously based in Singapore, where he headed the international arbitration practice of Herbert Smith Freehills.
Nicholas is an English law qualified solicitor-advocate who has appeared before arbitral tribunals in Europe and Asia, as well as in the London High Court. Nicholas also sits as an arbitrator under various institutional rules and ad hoc.
Nicholas has enjoyed a 20+ year career in international dispute resolution. Nicholas is a Users’ Council member with both the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), as well as a supervisory Council member at the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA). He is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), the International Bar Association (IBA), and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).