Nicholas Price


Phone: 0161 214 1500

Year of call: 1987

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“I have appointed Nick on many occasions and I believe that he often exceeds expectations providing exceptional service in many instances going above and beyond. I consider his tenacious cross-examination at court hearings to bring about many fine results pleasing both us and the insurer client”
Simon Wood
Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP

“Nick is a highly skilled Employment Tribunal advocate. He is dedicated and pragmatic in approach, putting clients at ease ……his written advice is thorough, well considered and practical. I would not hesitate in sending instructions to Nick on an employment case.”
Natalie Harris
Rradar Limited


Called in 1987, Nicholas joined St John’s Buildings in May 2013, bringing with him in excess of 20 years’ experience in his core fields of Personal Injury and Employment, in addition to Clinical Negligence and Professional Negligence disputes.

Nicholas represents both Claimants and Defendants in the County and High Courts; the Court of Appeal; the Employment and Employment Appeals Tribunals. He sits as a CEDR qualified mediator in a variety of disputes arising out of his practice areas, as well as those arising out of contractual, property and regulatory/disciplinary litigation.

Nicholas’s practice areas are complemented by his involvement in inquests and professional regulatory hearings.

Association Membership

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

Outside of practice, Nicholas has been, and remains, a very active and competitive sculler at local, national and international events, as well as other outdoor pursuits, and operates well in a team in challenging circumstances.


  • Personal Injury

    In civil practice, the main areas include contract; property and boundary disputes; injunctive relief; professional negligence and Inquests.

    Significant case example:-
    Huntingford v Hobbs [1993] 1 FLR 45 CA –  handed down together with Springette v Defoe [1992] 2 FLR 388 – leading authority on rights of co-habitees/owners/mortgagees in respect of entitlement to equity in land and property – the importance of this case being that the partner undertaking to repay the mortgage debt was taken into account in calculating his share, although he had not actually paid off any of the capital.

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  • Clinical Negligence

    Nicholas has in excess of 20 years’ experience in his core fields which include Clinical Negligence and Professional Negligence disputes.

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  • Inquests

    Nicholas has extensive experience of Inquests.

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  • Employment

    In Employment, Nicholas acts for both Claimant and Respondent clients in all major aspects of employment dispute in matters of unfair dismissal, redundancy and discrimination.

    Significant case example:-
    M. and P. Steelcraft v. R.J.Ellis and H.M.Prison Service – 22/01/08 – Employee Status – prisoner rights – prisoner benefitted from a scheme operated by a local business with a view to training the prisoner for future employment upon release and for financial reward – no employment status found.

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  • ADR and Mediation

    Nicholas is a qualified mediator.

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