Director, Solicitor and Head of Family and Matrimonial
Nigel is a Director of Hughes Jenkins. He attended Cardiff University where he obtained his degree in Law, and the College of Law, Guildford. Following qualification as a Solicitor in 1992, Nigel worked for an international law firm in Manchester before becoming a partner at the well known Cardiff firm of Leo Abse and Cohen. He then established and ran the in house Legal Department for Royal and Sun Alliance PLC in Bristol before setting up Hughes Jenkins in 2002. Nigel advises clients in accident and industrial disease cases and has experience of handing cases in all levels of Courts including the Court of Appeal. Nigel has handled a number of reported cases including Standerwick v Royal Ordinance (admissions of liability)and Drew v Abbassi & Packer (multipliers in Fatal Accident Claims). He also handles family cases and has experience of dealing with cases involving an international element having recently acted in a Financial Dispute involving property in Sierra Leone and Thailand. Outside work, Nigel is a keen sailor and for many years helped crew a racing yacht in the Bristol Channel and beyond. More recently Nigel has confined himself to solo sailing his Laser Dinghy.