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Nicholas Fewtrell

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Nicholas Fewtrell - Deans Court Chambers



  • Queen Mary College, London
  • College of Law


  • Recorder 2003

Professional Associations

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association



Nicholas Fewtrell has specialised in personal injury, professional negligence and commercial work throughout his career. He is a member of the Personal Injuries Bar Association, the Professional Negligence Bar Association as well as being a founder member of the Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association and as such regularly acts for both Claimants and Defendants in a range of cases, including many of very high value and complexity.

Over the last 20 years or so, Nick has been heavily involved in the historic child abuse litigation in which he has represented the interests of many of the country’s major insurers and largest local authorities along with acting for various celebrities and major football clubs.

Outside Chambers, Nick is a keen golfer and a fan of most ball games, particularly cricket, soccer and American football.

Notable Cases

What the directories say

"He is a great authority on the law relating to limitation and vicarious liability, and works indefatigably identifying the issues and making practical suggestions." "He is an absolute master tactician and a true team player. His ability to analyse great volumes of information and develop strategy is phenomenal."

Chambers and Partners, 2022

‘He is excellent at fighting every reasonable point that can be taken on behalf of his clients and very successful in doing so.’

Legal 500, 2022

"He's one of the leading juniors in the country for sexual abuse claims."

Chambers and Partners, 2021

'A true team player who works tirelessly and productively in the client’s interests. ’

Legal 500, 2021

‘He has excellent tactical awareness and a very meticulous eye.’

Legal 500, 2018

‘He combines an incredible work ethic with ferocious attention to detail.’

Legal 500, 2017

"Recommended for his knowledge of insurance litigation and, in particular, limitation issues."

The Legal 500 (2015)

"Approachable and dependable."

The Legal 500 (2014)

Impresses with his "tenacity and analytical skills."

The Legal 500 (2013)

"Well respected."

The Legal 500 (2012)

"An expert on the rules of limitation."

The Legal 500 (2011)

"A true team player, prolific worker and master tactician."

The Legal 500 (2010)


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