Nikki Edwards

Nikki handles Dispute Resolution matters, with over 15 years’ of experience advising clients across various sectors both within the UK and internationally. She has particular experience of dealing with shareholder and company disputes, fraud and dishonesty, complex contractual disputes, negligence, insurance and enforcing foreign judgments. Nikki is a seasoned trial lawyer and has obtained victories for her clients in the Commercial Court and Chancery Division of the High Court as well as the Court of Appeal. However, she is also a practising mediator and her primary focus is on achieving commercial and cost effective results for her clients, often acting as a trusted advisor with a view to resolving matters at an early stage. As Vice President of the London Solicitors Litigation Association (the LSLA), which has over 3500 members, Nikki helps to shape civil justice reform and promote best practice in litigation. She is widely published in the legal press. Nikki worked at Quinn Emanuel in the City for four years before joining Temple Bright in 2016.


Relevant experience at Temple Bright includes:

  • Acting for an international logistics company in pursuing a former director for breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of company funds and receipt of secret profits.
  • Acting for a UK private hospital group in relation to a complex breach of contract and negligence action.
  • Representing a Germany-based minority shareholder in relation to an unfair prejudice claim and s994 petition.
  • Acting for a Hong Kong based exploration company in successfully resisting an appeal to the High Court pursuant to s68 of the Arbitration Act in respect of an LCIA arbitration award.
  • Acting for a UK PLC investment bank in relation to various contractual claims.
  • Acting for a large insurance company, enforcing a foreign judgment for in excess of £20m against 20 international defendant insurers.
  • Acting for the claimants in a multi-party deceit claim.
  • Representing a partner of a top 10 international law firm in negotiating his retirement from the firm.
  • Acting for a group of UK companies in replacing documents on the Companies Register pursuant to s.859N(2) of the Companies Act.