Nick Murrills - People - Gateley

Nick Murrills

Legal Director

Gateley Legal

  • Manchester
  • t: 0161 836 7900
  • m: 0792 021 8172

Expertise

Nick has experience across a wide range of commercial matters for both corporate clients and high net worth individuals. Nick has acted for and advised clients in respect of contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, breach of warranty claims, commercial fraud matters, professional negligence claims and international litigation.

Alongside a core commercial litigation caseload, Nick focuses on his niche specialisms: sports litigation and defamation / reputation management. Nick has acted for a wide range of sports clients including Premier League football clubs, a county championship cricket club, national sports governing bodies, world renowned players, managers and sports agents.

Nick is the Independent Chairman of the United Kingdom Cheerleading Association as well as Honorary Legal Adviser to the North West Counties Squash League. 

Experience

  1. Acting for a former manager (of a top-flight sports club) in successfully defending substantial proceedings brought by his former club.
  2. Resisting an application for emergency injunctive relief seeking to postpone the commencement of a sports playing season (acting for a national governing body).
  3. Acting for a foreign-based property developer and its managing director in defending a class action issued in England by approximately 400 purchasers of its properties.
     
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