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Nick Booth named new head of Harrison Drury’s corporate and commercial division


Harrison Drury has promoted experienced commercial litigator Nick Booth to be the new head of our corporate and commercial division.

Nick Booth named new head of Harrison Drury’s corporate and commercial divisionNick has been at the firm since 2014 and was already a director within the commercial litigation team.

In his new role, he will also oversee the work and direction of other teams including the corporate, insolvency, employment and regulatory teams.

John Chesworth, executive chairman at Harrison Drury, said: “Nick has significantly expanded the expertise and services of our commercial litigation team during his time here. He’s also been an amazing asset to our clients during the pandemic, showing the leadership qualities we desire to help us continue progressing as firm.

“I’m thrilled we’ve been able to offer Nick this opportunity to take the next step in his career. It is a fitting reward for his hard work and dedication to the firm’s culture and values.”

Nick, who was made a director of the firm in 2017, added: “I’m pleased to have been chosen to lead the corporate and commercial division. It’s a great opportunity for me to further my own expertise and to work more closely with colleagues from across the business as we support our clients to achieve their goals.”

Nick has become well known in the region due to his high-level work in helping clients resolve shareholder and partnership disputes, contractual disputes, and legal claims arising out of business sales and purchases.

He also has expertise in professional negligence cases and has represented clients in defamation cases, including applications for injunctive relief.

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