Nigel Grundy

Nigel Grundy

Year of call:

1983, Middle Temple

Contact:

Nigel Grundy

Appointments:

Recorder of the Crown and County Courts

Associations:

Employment Lawyers Association,
Personal Injury Bar Association,
Professional Negligence Bar Association
Northern Chancery Bar Association

Education:

MA Jurisprudence, Pembroke College, Oxford

APPOINTMENTS
Recorder
University Appeal Judge
Accredited by the General Medical Council to conduct Fitness to Practise Panel Hearings and Hearings in Administrative Court
Accredited in the Equality and Human Rights Commission

SPECIALIST AREAS OF PRACTICE
Employment (including Regulatory proceedings)
Personal Injury
Insurance Fraud

Nigel Grundy is a Senior Barrister who has a reputation for being client friendly, a first class advocate with incisive cross-examination skills and an ability to master and assimilate large volumes of information in complex cases. Nigel has built a truly multifaceted practice covering both employment law (including regulatory proceedings) and personal injury litigation, further details of which are set out in his employment CV, personal injury CV and fraud CV. Nigel is recognised in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a "leading Junior" and "highly rated".

Nigel has sat as a Recorder in the Crown and County Courts since 2000. He acts also in a quasi-judicial capacity for many Universities upon disciplinary and grievance appeals.

Nigel is a regular keynote speaker at both employment and personal injury seminars.

DIRECT ACCESS 
Nigel Grundy is accredited by the Bar Council to accept instructions under the Direct Access Scheme.

OUTSIDE INTERESTS
Nigel is a keen golfer and long suffering supporter of Bolton Wanderers FC.

 

"He's a very experienced practitioner; he's a long-established, well-respected, capable advocate. He's an expert in the field."

Chambers and Partners 2018


"He is user-friendly, good with clients and a skilled advocate."

Chambers and Partners 2018


"He does a lot of disciplinary work against doctors and knows his stuff."

Chambers and Partners 2018


'Recommended for a range of employment matters.'

Legal 500, 2017


“He has experience of appearing in courts of all levels, including the Employment Tribunal, the EAT and the High Court”

Chambers and Partners 2017


“Particularly impresses in healthcare-related professional discipline matters.” “He is very sensible and sound practitioner.” “He is fair and easy to get on with – everything you need in a prosecutor.”

Chambers and Partners 2017


‘Experienced in healthcare-related employment cases.’

Legal 500, 2016


"Handles the full range of employment disputes for a variety of clients including NHS trusts, businesses, local authorities and clients from the education sector. He has experience of appearing in courts of all levels, including the Employment Tribunal, the EAT and the High Court. 'He is extremely client-friendly.' 'He delivers concise legal arguments and is an effective advocate.' "

Chambers and Partners 2016


"Undertakes GMC fitness to practise hearings and appeals in the Administrative Court. He frequently acts on behalf of NHS Trusts and the Ambulance Service. 'He is very popular, well organised, a good advocate and a nice opponent to be against overall.' ' A well-known, well-liked, friendly and safe pair of hands.'"

Chambers and Partners 2015


"Covers the full spectrum of employment law and trade union matters and is often instructed at the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and High Court level. He typically acts for NHS trusts, universities, businesses and local authorities. 'He's conscious of creating the right impression and getting the Tribunal onside, which is as important as being technically competent.'"

Chambers and Partners 2016


"He is very well thought of and popular with solicitors."

Chambers & Partners 2015


"Able to assimilate information and whittle it down to the most salient points."

Legal 500 2014


"An experienced junior who has a strong practice in both employment law and professional discipline. He is widely praised by peers for his strong advocacy skills"

Chambers & Partners 2014


"demonstrates considerable talent"

Legal 500 2013


“Nigel Grundy is a ‘client friendly’ barrister who has built a truly multifaceted practice, covering both employment law and personal injury litigation… Nigel has also proven himself to be particularly adept at disciplinary work. He has appeared before sports and police regulatory bodies and also has notable experience of representing the GMC in fitness to practise hearings. As one commentator notes: ‘He stands out for his ability to master large volumes of work in complex medical cases’.”

Chambers & Partners 2013


‘very client friendly’

Legal 500 2012


"Skilful and very well thought of"

Legal 500, 2011


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