Alice Nash


Alice practises primarily in the fields of professional negligence, medical law, and costs. 

She acts for institutional and individual clients in cases of alleged negligence in relation to all kinds of professionals, particularly lawyers and financial advisers. Recent cases include recovering compensation from a solicitor in relation to negligent advice and conduct of the defence of a Companies Act petition; advising in relation to an alleged failure in the drafting of a conditional contract to purchase development land; and acting as junior in a high-value claim for breach of trust arising from a solicitorâ??s undertaking.  She is co-author of the chapter on Barristers in Simpson on Professional Liability. 

Alice has acted in several high value and legally complex medical negligence cases, and recently obtained a six-figure settlement for a claimant in a case involving a novel legal point in relation to consent for surgery.

Alice is a member of Hailsham Chambersâ?? specialist costs group. She advises on contentious and non-contentious costs issues and regularly appears in detailed assessments in the Senior Courts Costs Office and regional costs centres.

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BPP Law School: GDL, BVC
Balliol College, Oxford: BA Modern History


Professional Negligence Bar Association
London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association