Nick Blake

Experienced in high-value employers’ liability, road traffic accident and deafness cases.

Legal 500

Personal Injury

Nick is listed in the Legal 500 is a leading personal injury junior and has a wide ranging personal injury practice. He works for Claimant or Defendant in:

  • Accidents on the railways
  • Animals Act
  • Employers liability
  • Highways Act
  • Industrial disease – including NIHL, Asbestos, HAVS, heavy metals poisoning
  • Injuries at sea including Admiralty claims
  • Occupiers liability
  • Road traffic
  • Sporting injuries
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Notable Cases

Successfully represented Claimant roofer in two day multi track trial in the Leicester County Court against main contractor and scaffolding contractor in a claim arising out of the collapse of scaffolding on a construction site.

Successfully represented Claimant holidaymaker in trial against the Package Tour Operator under the The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 in the Nottingham County Court arising out of a slip at a Turkish hotel.

Successfully represented Claimant school chef in the Luton County Court in a three day trial arising out of a Work Related Upper Limb Disorder claim.

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Represented Defendant local authority, successfully resisting Appeal from the Trial Judge's dismissal of a claim based on breaches of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998).

Ongoing case representing construction professional in quantum only, high six-figure claim, arising out of a fall from scaffolding on construction site.

Settled six-figure claim at JSM for Claimant against MOD, arising out of a claim in relation to defective work equipment.

Ongoing claim representing Claimant in significant six-figure clinical negligence claim against Health Authority and Consultant Surgeon arising out of failure to diagnose and/or treat appropriately.

Settled 6 figure CRPS claim at JSM arising out of accident at work.

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If you would like to instruct Nick Blake or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by senior clerk Alan Kilbey MBE. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at

For more information about our clerking team, please click here for the clerks page.

Appointments & Memberships

  • Amateur Swimming Association’s Disciplinary, Disputes Resolution & Appeals panels
  • British Association for Sport & The Law
  • Personal Injury Bar Association

Directory Quotes

Nick is listed as a personal injury and clinical negligence leading junior in the Legal 500.

‘Experienced in acting for claimants and defendants across a range of personal injury matters.’
Legal 500 2018

‘Highly experienced in multi-track claims.’
Legal 500 2016

‘Experienced in high-value employers’ liability, road traffic accident and deafness cases.’
Legal 500 2016

Personal Interests

Nick enjoys virtually any sport, playing himself or vicariously through his children. In particular football, rugby, triathlon, sailing & skiing.