Nicholas Grundy appointed Queen’s Counsel

11th January 2016

Five Paper is delighted to announce that Nicholas Grundy, Head of Chambers, has been appointed Queen’s Counsel. The award of Queen’s Counsel is for excellence in both written and oral advocacy before the higher courts and arbitration tribunals as well as for professional integrity and promotion of diversity.

Nick has over 20 years’ experience as a property and public law barrister. He is regularly instructed by public bodies, including Local Authorities and Social Housing Providers to deal with their complex property matters, in particular where issues relating to Human Rights and Equality Act duties are raised. Nick has particular interest in covenants and proprietory estoppel.

Alan Stammers, Senior Clerk of Five Paper, said:

“The appointment of Nick to Queen’s Counsel is well deserved. I am absolutely delighted. It is fantastic news for him and for Chambers.”

Nick is recommended in Chambers UK 2015 in the area of Housing Law and in the Legal 500 in the same area.

“Meticulous in his preparation and a pleasure to work with.”
The Legal 500 UK 2015

“He is combative in cross-examination and not afraid to ask the difficult questions.” “He sweeps majestically into the room and suddenly the world is all right.” “He is a very smooth advocate who puts clients at their ease.”
Chambers & Partners 2015

Nick will officially take silk in a ceremony on 22 February 2016.

Please click here for further details of his practice and expertise.