Nick has lectured on personal injury, clinical negligence and charity law.
Areas of Expertise
Nick has established a new and growing medical negligence team and supervises its day-to-day running. Nick has over 12 years’ experience in dealing with both personal injury and medical negligence claims. He has dealt with a wide variety of complex, high value claims including birth injuries, obstetric care, orthopaedics, negligent surgery, delays and failures in diagnosis, fatal accidents, work related diseases and work related accidents.
Nick also advises The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormon Church) on ecclesiastical and a wide variety of charity and other legal matters. Notable cases include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints v Price (30/11/2004) High Court – protection from Harassment Act 1997, Human Rights Act 1998, telephone calls, private nuisance, right to freedom of religion; James Gallagher (Valuation Officer) v The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2008) HL – Rating exemption for religious properties, discrimination. Nick recently assisted a client to take a matter to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
Prior to Devonshires Solicitors, Nick trained with Weightmans and qualified into their personal injury department before helping to set up a newly formed clinical negligence team. He was then headhunted by the clinical negligence team of Browne Jacobson before joining Devonshires Solicitors in 2003 and becoming a partner in 2009.
Nick is listed as a leading figure in the Legal 500 directory. According to Legal 500, “Devonshires Solicitors has a ‘very well-resourced and competent’ clinical negligence team led by Nick Grant, who has ‘a sound grasp of the law’”
Nick is a councillor on Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council and follows Nuneaton Town FC.
Nick was a winner of the 2010 “Standing for Justice Award.”
Nick is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Nick acted in a claim for the delay in diagnosis of a penile fracture by a GP. He obtained £111,250 total damages following an estimate from counsel that this claim would settle for £70,000-£80,000. The Claim was subsequently reported in a leading legal journal.
Nick acted for a religious organisation in a pioneering claim using the protection from Harassment Act 1997. He obtained a successful injunction.
Nick has brought claims on behalf of a client in the Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights.