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Nick Grant

Legal Director
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Nick is a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution department.

He has experience of a variety of contentious disputes. In particular, he specialises in defamation and privacy law, and provides reputational advice to clients faced with hostile media attention, both in traditional media and online.


Nick read History at The University of Exeter.

Qualified in 2014, joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2017, promoted to senior associate then Legal Director.

Chambers UK 2024 lists Nick as an “Associate to Watch” for Defamation and Reputation Managment and writes that he is “particularly expert on pre-broadcast and pre-publication advice, and frequently works on high-stakes libel and misuse of confidential information claims.”  He is described as “a hard-working, diligent and bright solicitor.”

Nick is ranked as a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2024 for both Defamation Reputation Management and Sport.

Nick appears in the Spear’s Reputation Management Index 2023 and Spear’s 500 2023 as a “Recommended Reputation Lawyer”.

He featured in The Legal 500 UK 2022 as a ‘Rising Star’ for Sport and in The Legal 500 UK 2023 for both Reputation Management and Sport.

Comments in The Legal 500 UK include:

“A star associate and one of the future leaders in the sector”  The Legal 500 UK 2023