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Nick O’Neill

Nick O’Neill

Nick is responsible for the chambers’ operational and strategic management, reporting to the Head of Chambers and the Chambers’ management committee.

Nick joins Oriel Chambers after a successful career as a litigation solicitor, working in both the private and public sectors.

After becoming a partner, Nick studied for his MBA and for the last 10 years, has worked exclusively in the field of legal practice management, bringing a wealth of sector experience to Oriel Chambers.

Nick’s background as a practising solicitor allows him to fully comprehend the importance of client care. He is passionate about developing and maintaining real partnership relationships with our clients, ensuring that Oriel Chambers remains the chambers of choice for the North West legal community.

Nick has a particular interest in mental health and is a “Champion” for the legal charity Lawcare, providing support to colleagues throughout the profession.

Outside chambers Nick enjoys spending time with his young family and is never happier then when he is in the hills of Snowdonia.

Clerk Team are ‘first class: proactive, pragmatic, approachable, and friendly’
The ‘extremely helpful and friendly’ clerks are led by chambers’ director and chambers’ manager Paul Thompson. “
“All the clerks are approachable and friendly”
“The clerking team is first class, proactive and pragmatic”


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