He was educated at Bancrofts School in Woodford Green, London, followed by Chelmsford College, London University from 1972 to 1975, where he graduated with a LLB (Hons).
Nigel was appointed to the rank of Queen's Counsel
Nigel was appointed as a Crown Court Recorder by the Lord Chancellors Department
During an 18 month period (2007-2009), Nigel acquired 9 acquittals, mainly at the Old Bailey, during high profile cut throat defence cases.
Appointed Governor Bencher of the Inner Temple.
Counsel to Mr. Pruthi in the largest ever English Ponzi scheme allegedly defrauding investors of £115million
Appointment Vice Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association
Represented a student suffering from a disability (ADHD) at disciplinary tribunal, accused of cheating in end of year exams.
Appointment Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association
Led the Criminal Bar Association in talks with judiciary and the Government
Back-to-back acquittals in joint enterprise murder trials
Representing a city trader investor in a film tax fraud against HMRC
Instructed in Operation Hornet for an accountant charged with Conspiracy to Defraud arising from activities at HBOS.