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4 PUMP COURT

4 Pump Court (Chambers of Nick Vineall QC and Sean Brannigan QC)

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7AN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7842 5555
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 2036
DX:
303 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.4pumpcourt.com
HONG KONG, London

Nigel Tozzi QC

Tel:
Work +44(0)207 842 5555
Email:
4 PUMP COURT (4 Pump Court (Chambers of Nick Vineall QC and Sean Brannigan QC))

Position

Joint head of chambers. Nigel has a wide ranging commercial practice, with particular expertise in commercial litigation, international arbitration, arbitral appointments, professional negligence, banking and finance, insurance and reinsurance, energy, ship building, information technology and Formula One and Moto GP.

Career

Qualified 1980, Gray’s Inn (scholar); silk 2001; head of chambers at 4 Pump Court from 2008

Member


Society for Computers & Law; Supporting member of the LMAA; Member of the LCIA Users’ Council; PNBA; BILA; COMBAR; ICC.

Education

Exeter University (LLB Hons 1st); Bar finals (1st class, placed second in year)


London Bar

Banking and finance (including consumer credit)

Within: Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtAbsolutely fantastic during trial – a real brawler.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtCombines a planet-sized brain with a super sharp intellect.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtOne of the best trial lawyers around.

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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtHe is a master of the detail and excellent to work with.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtThe service he provides is superlative. He is ultra-responsive, gives practice advice and is extremely client friendly.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtA standout individual; deserves to be in the top tier.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtExceptional.

Within: Professional negligence

4 Pump Court is a ‘professional and accommodating set’, which boasts ‘standout individuals’ for professional negligence work. Nigel Tozzi QC is acting for the defendant solicitors in Goddard-Watts v Burges Salmon LLP and others, a case examining the settlement of the claimant’s former wife’s financial claims, in which the claimant was found to have made inadequate disclosure of his assets. Tozzi also acted for the successful claimants in a $650m dispute against BNP Paribas and is leading James Leabeater in acting for the defendant solicitors in a claim brought by a professional footballer for allegedly failing to adduce evidence at his first criminal trial and on his first appeal against a conviction.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Nigel Tozzi QC - 4 Pump CourtHe grasps the technical detail.

Within: Shipping

4 Pump Court is an ‘impressive set’ for shipping work, with ‘very able’ members who cover all aspects of dry shipping, shipbuilding, marine insurance, second-hand ship sales, and all other maritime disputes. In a case heard in the Commercial Court, Nigel Tozzi QC acted for an escrow holder on competing claims to funds belonging to a Chinese shipyard said to have been frozen by a ship broker.

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