Nick graduated in Law from Cambridge University and started his legal career at Coward Chance (as it then was). He then moved in-house with Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong and subsequently with securities firm Smith New Court plc in London, where he became General Counsel. He returned to private practice in 1996 as a founding partner of the London office of New York law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and then in 2000 became the Managing Partner of KLegal, the law firm associated with KPMG. In 2004 he joined Global Legal Search as a partner, since when he has completed many high profile partner search assignments, acting for a wide variety of law firms, both UK and international, and in a diverse range of practice areas. Nick joined SR Search in March 2009. Given his background, Nick also focuses on senior in-house positions in industry, as well as non-lawyer management in private practice.