Nicholas Peacock > Hailsham Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Hailsham Chambers
CHAMBERS OF JULIAN PICTON KC
4 PAPER BUILDINGS, TEMPLE
EC4Y 7EX
England

Position

Nick specialises in clinical negligence work, regulatory and disciplinary work (particularly GDC, MPTS/GMC and GOC) and general healthcare law (particularly inquests). Clients who instruct Nick include patients and their families and healthcare professionals (via their defence organisations or professional indemnity providers) and NHS Trusts (via NHS Resolution).

Nick advised the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons on their jurisdiction and procedures in cases of adverse health. He is particularly experienced in claims involving GPs. He also has an interest in cases involving dental practice and has advised commercial dental organisations as well as undertaking dental disciplinary work and claims. He is recommended in the areas of clinical negligence and professional discipline in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500, being described as “analytic, strategic and a robust advocate. He is extremely hard working and meticulous.” in Legal 500, 2021

Nick was Chair of the Bar Council’s Wellbeing at the Bar Working Group in 2019. He is a longstanding elected member of the PNBA’s executive committee and has organised their annual Clinical Negligence weekend.

Career

Called 1992, Gray’s Inn. Legal advisor to General Pharmaceutical Council 2006 to present; Professional Negligence Bar Association Executive Committee 2007 to date.

Languages

French.

Memberships

PNBA; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.

Education

Repton School; Trinity Hall, Cambridge (MA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Nicholas PeacockHailsham ChambersVery thorough in conference in teasing out the issues but with sensitivity to the clinician. Tenacious in settlement meetings and gives pragmatic advice.

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Nicholas PeacockHailsham Chambers