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Nick Cox

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Willans LLP

Work Department

Litigation & dispute resolution


Nick is a partner in Willans’ litigation and dispute resolution department. He specialises in commercial disputes and property litigation, focusing on commercial landlord and tenant work.


With over 30 years of experience in contentious property and commercial contract disputes, Nick represents a wide range of both national and regional clients, charities and private individuals.

Nick has been a litigation partner at Willans for over 20 years, having previously spent over a decade as partner at a regional heavyweight. He has been regularly presenting seminars for surveyors, from time to time as part of the RICS CPD programme, for the last 18 years.

He is an accredited mediator and a former Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


English, some French and Spanish


Property Litigation Association Panel Mediator
ADR Group Accredited Mediator


University of Leicester, LLB, Law

South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

Within: Commercial litigation: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

The disputes resolution team at Willans LLP has ‘developed long-standing client relationships through an impressive combination of technical expertise and interpersonal skills’. Headed by the ‘pragmatic yet appropriately aggressivePaul Gordon, the team is most active in contract and Companies Act litigation, construction disputes, IP claims, professional negligence and property-related litigation. Acting alongside associate solicitor Nick Southwell, Gordon is representing Turbo K International and other defendants in a complex, multimillion-pound High Court dispute concerning the IP rights associated with Turbo K’s flagship product. The practice head is also advising The Juckes Partnership on a potential claim concerning losses incurred from a faulty piece of agricultural equipment. Additionally, Southwell is assisting Apollo Radiators with ongoing Insolvency Act proceedings brought against AK Ticaret. Nick Cox specialises in property-related disputes, but also has experience in professional negligence claims. Severnside Software and Crest Garden are also among the team’s recent clients. All lawyers mentioned are accredited mediators.

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South West: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

In terms of of client service, Willans LLP has been rated by clients as ‘much better than the local competition’. Headed by the ‘efficient and knowledgeableNick Cox, the team focuses on commercial lease work for individuals and clients in the charity sector, though it also has experience with covenant, right of way, and boundary disputes, as well as adverse possession claims. Cox is instructed by a number of national charities, including Scope, which he and Nick Southwell represented, as claimant, in a contested lease renewal hearing. Cox is also advising The Works Business Company (Slough) on a dispute regarding substantial commercial rent arrears. The team also has experience in agricultural tenancy work.

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